Tech

Update on SCS

*Sigh* Every week I get an e-mail or two from some pour soul with a Specialized SCS bike who wants better wheels but doesn’t know what to do.  I wrote about this a little while back here, but this post (that you’re reading now) is the latest and greatest info. SCS – What It...

In Depth :: DT Swiss RR411 Rims

The new RR411 rim from DT Swiss is an exciting option to have available!  DT Swiss makes some of the nicest rims on the market.  They’re very well made, the welded seams are essentialy invisible, they’re very round and straight out of the box, with a nice finish and great machined brake track. The...

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...

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...