Stiff Road Wheels For Wes

Wes is a local road rider, and he’s a big and strong guy.  He brought in some older Bontrager wheels to get trued up, but we discovered a crack in the rim.  The wheel was a light weight low spoke count wheel that lasted a lot longer than I would have suspected.  But for...

In Depth :: DT Swiss RR411 Rims

The new RR411 rim from DT Swiss is an exciting option to have available!  DT Swiss makes some of the nicest rims on the market.  They’re very well made, the welded seams are essentialy invisible, they’re very round and straight out of the box, with a nice finish and great machined brake track. The...

In Depth :: Hope RS4 Centerlock Hubs

Hope is based in the UK and designs and machines all of their hubs in their UK plant.  They’ve offered road hubs for years, and their latest Pro4 disc hubs are 11spd road compatible, so you can use them on a disc road bike, but their new RS4-CL hubs are their first road-disc specific...

29 Plus Lite for Henry

Henry’s got a new Fargo and wanted a versatile set of wheels for it – something he could put Plus size tires on when we wanted as much cushion and traction as possible, but still have the option for standard 29er tires for a faster ride when the Plus tires weren’t necessary.  We used...

Powertap for Katherine

Katherine bought a Powertap hub and was looking to have it built into a wheel.  With plans to use this wheel on her tri bike, but not wanting to blow the budget with a carbon rim, we used the alloy Boyd Altamont rim.  At 30mm deep it’ll give some aero benefit over a shallower...