In Depth

In Depth: Nox Composites A36D Carbon Disc Road/CX Rims

This is a rim I’m really excited about, the new A36D from Nox Composites.  This is the first carbon fiber tubeless ready disc brake road rim available for custom builds.  This is a great option for disc road bikes, as well as ‘cross or ‘gravel’ or ‘all-road’ type bikes as well. STATS DEPTH:  36mm...

Updated Pacenti SL23 Road Rim

Pacenti’s SL23 rim has been a favorite alloy road rim of many wheel builders (myself included) for a while now.  It struck a nice balance of weight, width, depth, and stiffness, and had a great brake track and build quality, and is tubeless ready.  Like all things, there was still some room for improvement...

Now Available: Hadley Racing Hubs

Southern Wheelworks is proud to now offer hubs from Hadley Racing. Hadley is an odd duck in the modern world – they have been around for quite a while, have a loyal cult like following of fans, and yet, they have no website.  No Facebook, Instagram, etc.  Their hubs essentially sell themselves without any...

Now Available: Bitex Hubs

Southern Wheelworks is now proud to offer Bitex hubs for custom wheel builds!  Bitex is a Taiwanese manufacturer who’s hubs are often rebranded and sold as part of complete wheelsets from other manufacturers.  They’re light, well made, available in several colors, lots of drilling options, and they’re inexpensive.  They have been popular for many...

In Depth: Stan’s NoTubes Grail Disc Road Rim

The Grail is the newest road offering from Stan’s NoTubes, and it’s disc specific – there’s no brake track.  With the Grail, Stan’s has taken aim at creating a versatile rim well suited to every variety of disc brake 700c bike.  Here’s the stats. DATA (actual measured values) Weight: 464g Outer Width: 24.1mm Inner...