Road

Falkor 36R for Jim

This set of wheels is headed to Jim in Anderson, SC.  He’s a bigger guy who likes to hammer, and in the past he’s been put on several very nice custom wheels that just weren’t well suited to him.  Rims that are too light, not stiff enough, not enough spokes, etc.  But not so...

Stiff Road Wheels For Wes

Wes is a local road rider, and he’s a big and strong guy.  He brought in some older Bontrager wheels to get trued up, but we discovered a crack in the rim.  The wheel was a light weight low spoke count wheel that lasted a lot longer than I would have suspected.  But for...

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...

Powertap for Katherine

Katherine bought a Powertap hub and was looking to have it built into a wheel.  With plans to use this wheel on her tri bike, but not wanting to blow the budget with a carbon rim, we used the alloy Boyd Altamont rim.  At 30mm deep it’ll give some aero benefit over a shallower...

Pacenti Forza for Chris

Chris has been riding a set of White Industries hubs and Pacenti SL23 rims I built him for a little over two years now.  The front wheel has over 30,000 miles on it now, but the rear has been rebuild once before due to cracks forming at the spoke holes, and now the 2nd...