Commuter

Commuter Wheels for Becky

Rider: Becky L. Location: Augusta, GA Bike: Fuji Somethingortheother Hubs: White Industries Eno Rims: DT Swiss TK540 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: Doesn’t matter Becky and her husband both commute by bike almost every day, using the awesome Augusta Canal Towpath as their route from Evans, GA into downtown Augusta GA.  The ride is flat, so to...

11spd Alfine Commuter Build for Ari

Rider: Ari K. Location: Latham, NY Bike: Custom Habanero Hubs: Shimano 11spd Alfine and DT Swiss 350 front Rims: WTB KOM i23 Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 3,130g Ari is having a new titanium frame built up to use as a commuter, and to keep maintenance simple he wanted an internally geared rear hub.  The Shimano Alfine...

Speedy Urban Assault Wheels

Rider: Chris B. Location: New Orleans, LA Bike: All City, Junkyard Dog Hubs: Paul Components, Word and Fhub Rims: WTB ChrissCross i29 Spokes: DT Swiss Competition Nipples: Brass Weight: 1,668g Chris is building up a Junkyard Dog for zipping around his new home of New Orleans.  He wanted a set of wheels that were reasonably light and fun to zip...

Scott’s 2-Speed Commuter Wheel

Rider: Scott M. Location: Camden, SC Bike: Fyxation Eastside Hub: Sturmey Archer S2 Rim: H Plus Son Archetype Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,620g Scott has a fixed gear commuter/’round town bike that he finds himself spinning out too often.  Instead of changing the gear ratio (and losing some low end climbing ability) he decided...

Jessica’s Blingin’ Commuter Wheels

Rider: Jessica P. Location: Deployed Bike: Soma Double Cross Hubs: White Industries Rims: Pacenti SL23 Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 24 front, 28 rear Nipples: DT Swiss, alloy Weight: 1,502g Jessica’s husband is putting together a sweet commuter/road/gravel bike for her and they needed some wheels for it.  We used White Industries’ excellent T11 hubs, which are made in...