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Fat 650B Front Conversion for Steve

Rider: Steve P. Location: Yucaipa, CA Bike: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Hubs: Hope Pro 4 Rims: WTB ASYM i35 650B front, Velocity Blunt 35 26″ rear Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1992g Steve has a 26″ Stumpjumper he is modifying to push it harder, and along with a 160mm fork, he’s now got a wide burly...

Valentine’s Wheels

Rider: Molly M. Location: Washington, DC Bike: Specialized Safire Hubs: American Classic Rims: Stan’s Crest Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1442g This set of wheels was a Valentines day gift for Kevin’s wife!  Kevin bought a set of wheels from me a while back, and he knew his lady deserved a set as well, so here we are.  She’s...

Tough 27.5 Wheels for Tim

Rider: Tim K. Location: Atlanta, GA Bike: Trek Remedy 7 Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: WTB Frequency i25 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1842g Tim was looking for a wider and stiffer wheelset than the stock pieces on his Trek, which have started breaking spokes recently.  The WTB Frequency rims tick all the boxes for a tough set of...

Road Wheels For Curt

Rider: Curt B. Location: Saint Charles, MO Bike: Trek Crockett Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: Pacenti SL23 Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1486g Curt was looking for a light weight, reliable set of road wheels that he could take off pavement if he wanted.  The Pacenti SL23 rims are wide, light, and tubeless ready, and have a very smooth...

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...