29er

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...

Carbon XC Wheels for Michael

Rider: Michael K. Location: Lafayette, LA Bike: Lynksey Pro 29 Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: Nox Composites Skyline and Teocalli 29er Spokes: Sapim Laser Nipples: Brass Weight: 1,602g Michael wanted a set of light and stiff carbon wheels to use for general trail riding and endurance racing, including the Leadville Trail 100 next year.  We used the wide Nox Teocalli rim on...

Carey’s Atomik Carbon Trail and Industry Nine Wheels

Rider: Carey L. Location: Alexandria, PA Bike: Niner WFO Hubs: Industry Nine Torch Classic Rims: Atomik Carbon, Trail 29er Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,562g As the options of available carbon rims expands however, it can be confusing as to which is the best fit for each rider.  My job as a wheel builder isn’t just to assemble wheels, but...

Bank’s Burly 29er Wheels

Rider: Banks M. Location: North Augusta, SC Bike: Trek HiFi Hubs: Hope Pro II Evo Rims: WTB Frequency i25 29er Spokes: DT Swiss Competition Nipples: Alloy Weight: 2,095g Banks is a friend and local rider, and is one of those guys who is almost always up for trying something.  Riding through rocky creek bed with vertical banks on each side...

Skeeter’s Hadley and Nox AM Build

Rider: Skeeter S. Location: Phoenix, AZ Bike: Evil, The Following Hubs: Hadley Racing Rims: Nox Composites Farlow 29er Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,673g Skeeter wanted some wide and stiff wheels for his AM 29er, but didn’t want to be dragging boat anchors around all the time either.  The Nox Farlow rim was the perfect fit – 29mm inner...