Bitex

Deep Wheels for Stacie’s Tri Bike

This is a special build, it’s for my neighbor, Stacie!  She has been thinking about updating her Kuota for a while, and this is the result.  First we did a gearing refresh with new chain rings, chain, and a wider range cassette which will allow her to stay in the big ring longer before...

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,...

Deal on Wheels = Kids On Bikes

Here’s your chance to get a deal on a custom set of wheels designed and built just for you while also helping to get more kids on bikes!  I’m really excited to be joining up with the Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League (aka the GA High School MTB League) as one of the sponsors for their upcoming...

Climbing Wheels for Jose

Rider: Jose M. Location: Jacksonville, FL Hubs: Bitex Rims: American Classic, 2218 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1394g Jose lives in FL but heads to the mountains fairly often to ride and he wanted a set of light weight climbing wheels, but didn’t want to break the bank either.  So the recipe was simple – keep rotating...

Comfy Road Wheels For Michael

Rider: Michael F. Location: Ringgold, VA Bike: Cervelo S2 Hubs: Bitex Rims: Pacenti SL23, V2 Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1420g Michael’s Cervelo is a very stiff riding race frame and he was looking to improve the comfort.  He recently had the chance to ride a friend’s wheels that had a modern wide rim, and he...