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Trail Wheels for Tim

This is Tim’s second set of wheels.  His first set was a pair of Industry Nine hubs laced to some WTB Frequency 29er rims for summer bikepacking on his Pugsley.  He loved the near instant engagement of the I9 hubs, so when looking for a lighter weight set of wheels for his 27.5 trail...

Two Unique Wheelsets

Part of the fun of building custom wheels is those odd projects where you get to build something that’s fairly unique, something you can’t just walk into a bike shop and buy or order.  I got to build two such wheelsets recently! Wheelset #1 (on the left) is for Aaron’s new Rivendell Hunqapillar – a rim brake,...

Wide and Tough 27.5 Wheels For Chris

Rider: Chris L. Location: Edmond, OK Bike: Giant Trance 27.5 Hubs: Hope Pro 2 Evo Rims: WTB ASYM i35 27.5/650B Spokes: DT Swiss Competition Nipples: Brass Weight: 2149g Chris got into riding to get into shape and has lost a lot of weight since then, but his stock wheels are about done, so it was time for an upgrade....

Carbon 27.5 Trail Wheels for Michael

Rider: Michael P. Location: Tucson, AZ Bike: Guerrilla Gravity Megatrail Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: Nox Composites Teocalli 27.5 Spokes: Sapim Laser Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1449g Michael wanted  a set of light, stiff, reasonably wide wheels to use for general MTBing/trail riding.  The I9 hubs offer nearly instant engagement, low weight, and made in the USA quality.  The Teocalli is...

AM Wheels for David

Rider: David G. Bike: Yeti SB6c Location: Seattle, WA Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: Nox Composites, Farlow 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1583g This is David’s 2nd set of Southern Wheelworks built wheels, the first set being a dynamo bikepacking build.  This build is, quite different!  He was looking for some burly AM wheels that would be right...