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Custom Carbon for Hand Built Steel

Devin ordered a new Breadwinner Goodwater – a handmade steel hardtail MTB.  He wanted a set of light but stiff wheels with fast engagement, something he could take bikepacking without worrying about reliability, and this is the result.  A set of Nox Composites Teocalli 29er rims laced up to some boost axle Industry Nine...

Stiffer Wheels for Frederic

Rider: Frederic P. Location: Berkely, CA Bike: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 29er Hubs: Hadley Rims: WTB ASYM i29 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1995g Frederic has been riding a set of Roval Traverse Fattie wheels, and they’re just not up to the task.  The Rovals have a really low spoke count (24/28) with really...

Wide 29er Wheels for Joseph

Rider: Joseph Y. Location: Dumfries, VA Bike: Trek Superfly SS Hubs: Chris King Rims: WTB ASYM i29 and i35 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: 2109g This is Joseph’s second set of wheels from me.  He’s building up a new bike and is using a rigid fork, so we wanted some wide rims to run big phat tires to keep...

Singlespeed Wheels For Joe

Rider: Joe L. Location: Augusta, GA Hubs: Hadley Rims: WTB Frequency i23 and i29 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1980g Joe bought a singlespeed Specialized a while back and has had problems with the stock wheels rear hub, so he wanted to upgrade.  The Hadley singlespeed rear hub has a short cassette body that still allows some fine-tuning...

Rev 16 Hadley Hubs Headed to Rob

Rider: Rob B. Location: Lake Worth, FL Hubs: Hadley – new Revision 16 Rims: WTB ASYM i23 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: 1905g Rob was in need of some new wheels and wanted to try the Hadley hubs, which are known for their great durability, fit and finish, and great price for a made in the USA hubset....