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The Times They Are A Changing

I’m going to try and keep this post short, which isn’t my strong suit as y’all likely know.  I’ve reached one of those ‘everything is changing’ moments in my life, and that means there’s some changes coming to Southern Wheelworks.  This summer my wife and I found out we were expecting our first kid,...

North Macon Trail Rehab

A few months ago two local Macon MTB riders both mentioned a short fun trail inside the North Macon Park, which is literally 0.6 miles down the street from the shop.  They both told me the same thing – it’s short but challenging, but it needs some work and a few trees cleared.  Of...

Deal on Wheels = Kids On Bikes

Here’s your chance to get a deal on a custom set of wheels designed and built just for you while also helping to get more kids on bikes!  I’m really excited to be joining up with the Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League (aka the GA High School MTB League) as one of the sponsors for their upcoming...

Going All In

I’m very excited to announce that I will soon be building wheels full time! The short version of the story is my wife and I are moving to Macon, GA to be closer to family, and when we do, I’ll be focusing full time on building wheels.  For the full story, keep reading. I started Southern...

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...