Steve’s Road Wheels

Rider: Steve T. Location: Augusta, GA Bike: Specialized Roubaix Hubs: White Industries, T11 Rims: DT Swiss RR440 Spokes: DT Swiss, Competition 2-cross front, 3-cross rear Nipples: DT Swiss, brass on rear DS, alloy elsewhere Weight: 1,668g Steve is a big strong guy who rides a lot.  He’s got his aim set on the Assault on Mt. Mitchell in 2015 and...

Mystery Carbon

I get a few emails a month from Chinese and Taiwanese manufacturers/dealers (usually it’s unclear of which they are) I’ve never heard of trying to sell me carbon rims.  I could buy these Mystery Carbon rims for cheap, mark them up 100%, and sell you wheels are a very competitive price. I do NOT...

Michael’s WI & Teocalli Wheels

Rider: Michael H. Location: Austin, TX Bike: Turner Czar Hubs: White Industries, CLD Rims: Nox Composites, Teocalli 29er Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 3-cross Nipples: DT Swiss, alloy Weight: 1,498g Michael wanted some lighter and stiffer wheels for his Turner, and wanted some top shelf hubs to go along with them.  The White Industries CLD hubs are...

Cathy’s Light Weight Road Wheels

Rider: Cathy B. Location: Fort Worth, TX Bike: Trek Emonda & Giant Aeryn Hubs: American Classic Rims: Pacenti SL23, 20H front, 28H rear Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray, radial front, 2-cross rear Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,400g Cathy is a triathlete and she was looking for a better wheelset than her current SRAM S40 & S80 combo, and she plans to use them on...

Jeff’s 2nd Set of Carbon Wheels

Rider: Jeff J. Location: Jacksonville, FL Hubs: Industry Nine, Torch Classic Rims: Nox Composites, Teocalli 29er, 28H Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 2-cross Nipples: DT Swiss, brass Weight: 1,515g I built Jeff a set of burly carbon AM 650B wheels earlier this year that he’s enjoyed, so when he purchased a new 29er he knew right where to go...