Deep Wheels for Stacie’s Tri Bike

This is a special build, it’s for my neighbor, Stacie!  She has been thinking about updating her Kuota for a while, and this is the result.  First we did a gearing refresh with new chain rings, chain, and a wider range cassette which will allow her to stay in the big ring longer before...

Custom Carbon for Hand Built Steel

Devin ordered a new Breadwinner Goodwater – a handmade steel hardtail MTB.  He wanted a set of light but stiff wheels with fast engagement, something he could take bikepacking without worrying about reliability, and this is the result.  A set of Nox Composites Teocalli 29er rims laced up to some boost axle Industry Nine...

Trail Wheels for Tim

This is Tim’s second set of wheels.  His first set was a pair of Industry Nine hubs laced to some WTB Frequency 29er rims for summer bikepacking on his Pugsley.  He loved the near instant engagement of the I9 hubs, so when looking for a lighter weight set of wheels for his 27.5 trail...

Specialized SCS Wheels – Issues & Solutions

For the latest on SCS, skip ahead to this article right here.   Disc brakes for drop-bar bikes isn’t a new thing, custom builders have been making them for ages.  However, the introduction of hydraulic disc brakes for drop bars the last few years has finally lead to industry wide adoption – every manufacturer...

Rebuilt Powertap

Chad dropped off a Powertap wheel he bought used.  The rim had some dings and a flat spot, and replaced spoke laced the wrong way (it hit the cassette!), so we trashed the rim and rebuilt the hub into a Boyd Altamont rim with new spokes and nipples.  Now Chad can train with power,...