Chris King

Wide 29er Wheels for Joseph

Rider: Joseph Y. Location: Dumfries, VA Bike: Trek Superfly SS Hubs: Chris King Rims: WTB ASYM i29 and i35 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: 2109g This is Joseph’s second set of wheels from me.  He’s building up a new bike and is using a rigid fork, so we wanted some wide rims to run big phat tires to keep...

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...

Week In Review 8/9/15

Week In Review is new weekly blog post series taking a quick look back at some of the happenings around Southern Wheelworks HQ.   Check back every Monday for more!  

Jimmy’s King and Arch EX XC Wheels

Rider: Jimmy B. Location: Augusta, GA Hubs: Chris King Rims: Stan’s Arch EX Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions & Competitions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,768g Jimmy is a local rider and he wanted some light weight XC wheels, and already had a King rear hub.  He sent the hub back to King for an overhaul, and then brought it to me...

Robert’s Custom Decal’d Teocallis

Rider: Robert B. Location: Austin, TX Bike: Trek Remedy Hubs: Chris King Rims: Nox Teocalli 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,534g Robert’s car got rear ended a while back, and he was carrying his bike on a hitch rack at the time, so it received some damage.  New wheels were in order, and he used this...