Gravel/Adventure Road

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...

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...

Boyd and White Industries

This set of wheels is headed to Justin in Fairview Heights, IL.  White Industries excellent T11 hubs in the beautiful polished silver finish, laced up to Boyd’s excellent Altamont rims, 24/28 spoke count.  The silver hubs and spokes paired with the black nipples and rim makes for a great, classy, looking set of wheels....

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...