Now Available: 48 POE White Industries Freehub Upgrade

White Industries is now offering a 48 points of engagement (POE) freehub option – and best of all, it’s retrofitable to all of their hubs made in the last 20 years.  This upgrade doubles the POE, reducing the free play from 14 degrees down to 7.5 degrees.  Faster engagement is a big help in...

Stiffer Wheels for Frederic

Rider: Frederic P. Location: Berkely, CA Bike: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 29er Hubs: Hadley Rims: WTB ASYM i29 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1995g Frederic has been riding a set of Roval Traverse Fattie wheels, and they’re just not up to the task.  The Rovals have a really low spoke count (24/28) with really...

Fat 650B Front Conversion for Steve

Rider: Steve P. Location: Yucaipa, CA Bike: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Hubs: Hope Pro 4 Rims: WTB ASYM i35 650B front, Velocity Blunt 35 26″ rear Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1992g Steve has a 26″ Stumpjumper he is modifying to push it harder, and along with a 160mm fork, he’s now got a wide burly...

Disc Road Wheels for Scott

Rider: Scott H. Location: Schnecksville, PA Bike: Jamis Nova Hubs: White Industries CLD Rims: Pacenti SL25 Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1583g Scott wanted a set of lighter weight road wheels to help with climbing the hills in his area of PA.  We used a tried and true combination of parts – Pacenti SL25 rims are wide, stiff, and...

Disc Road for Bill

Rider: Bill B. Location: Santa Fe, NM Bike: Soma Double Cross Disc Hubs: Hope Pro 4 Rims: Pacenti SL25 Spokes: Sapim Laser Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1671g Bill uses his Soma for rides that aren’t quite right for either his road bike or his MTB.  There may be plenty of road, but he likes venturing off the pavement to...