Derby

Derby Limited Series Rims for Leroy

Leroy wanted a pair of stiff burly wheels to handle his sometimes ‘reckless’ style of riding.  Derby rims were a great fit – wide, stiff, super strong carbon rims that are built to take some abuse but keep weight reasonable.  Industry Nine hubs keep weight down and the 120 points of engagement means Leroy...

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!  

Derby and Project 321 for Johnny

Rider: Johnny W. Location: Fall City, WA Bike: Cannondale Jekyll Hubs: Project 321 Rims: Derby AM 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1627g Johnny is friends with Scott, who recently purchased a sweet set of wheels built around the wide and burly Derby rims, and Johnny wanted a set for himself.  We used the same AM rims from...

Sour Apple Flavored Derbys

Rider: Scott S. Location: Issaquah, WA Bike: Cannondale Jekyll Hubs: Project 321 Lefty Max front, Hope Pro 2 Evo rear Rims: Derby AM 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1675g Scott was looking for some burly AM tough wheels for his Jekyll.  With a Lefty fork his front hub options are limited, but I like the Project 321...