Carbon

Mystery Carbon

I get a few emails a month from Chinese and Taiwanese manufacturers/dealers (usually it’s unclear of which they are) I’ve never heard of trying to sell me carbon rims.  I could buy these Mystery Carbon rims for cheap, mark them up 100%, and sell you wheels are a very competitive price. I do NOT...

Michael’s WI & Teocalli Wheels

Rider: Michael H. Location: Austin, TX Bike: Turner Czar Hubs: White Industries, CLD Rims: Nox Composites, Teocalli 29er Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 3-cross Nipples: DT Swiss, alloy Weight: 1,498g Michael wanted some lighter and stiffer wheels for his Turner, and wanted some top shelf hubs to go along with them.  The White Industries CLD hubs are...

Jeff’s 2nd Set of Carbon Wheels

Rider: Jeff J. Location: Jacksonville, FL Hubs: Industry Nine, Torch Classic Rims: Nox Composites, Teocalli 29er, 28H Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 2-cross Nipples: DT Swiss, brass Weight: 1,515g I built Jeff a set of burly carbon AM 650B wheels earlier this year that he’s enjoyed, so when he purchased a new 29er he knew right where to go...

Paul’s Teocalli 29er Wheels

Rider: Paul S. Location: Waterloo, WI Bike: Trek Superfly Carbon Hubs: White Industries, CLD Rims: Nox Composites, Teocalli 29er Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 3-cross Nipples: DT Swiss, alloy Weight: 1,504g Paul was after some light and stiff wheels for his carbon hardtail.  White Industries CLD (Center Lock Disc) hubs will keep things spinning.  The CLD’s are made in the USA, are very...

Jaxon’s Sour Apple Chris King & Derby 26″ Wheels

Rider: Jaxon M. Location: Topanga, CA Bike: Santa Cruz Nomad Hubs: Chris King, limited edition Sour Apple color Rims: Derby, 26″ DH Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 3-cross lacing Nipples: DT Swiss, brass, black Weight: 1,842g Jaxon wanted a set of tough-as-nails 26″ wheels for his Nomad.  The uber-wide Derby rims were used, with the...