Carbon

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...

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...

Clinton’s Wheels Get An Overhaul

Rider: Clinton B. Bike: Giant Anthem 29er Hubs: Chris King Rims: Derby AM 29 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1860g A while ago I built a set of wheels for Clinton around a beautiful pair of mango King hubs.  He’s put a lot of miles on them with no problems, but then his frame broke and when getting it...

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...

Gary’s Teocalli and DT 240S Build

Rider: Gary R. Location: Auburn, CA Hubs: DT Swiss 240S Rims: Nox Composites Teocalli 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,391g Gary is a fan of DT’s 240S hubs and wanted a set of light and stiff 650B wheels built around a pair.  The 240S hubs are really light and super reliable, they have very few moving...