Derby

In Depth :: Updated Derby Carbon MTB Rims

Derby rims are most well known for their width – they were some of the first really wide carbon rims on the market, and one of the first with a hookless bead, and even after several years they are still some of the widest available. Derby rims come in a variety of wheel sizes...

Rob’s 26″ Carbon Wheels

Rider: Rob S. Location: Bedford, MA Bike: Yeti SB66C Hubs: DT Swiss 350 Rims: Derby, 26″ AM Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: DT Swiss, brass Weight: 1,675g Rob wanted a set of wide and stiff carbon wheels for his 26″ Yeti, and didn’t want to totally break the bank.  The DT 350 hubs keep cost down, but use the exact...

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...

Britt’s 26″ Derby Wheels

Rider: Britt Location: Maryville, TN Bike: Yeti SB66C Hubs: Hadley, blue Rims: Derby, 26″ Heavy Duty Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution, black, 3-cross lacing Nipples: DT Swiss, alloy, black Weight: 1,663g Britt cracked a set of Easton carbon wheels and was looking for something tougher, and wanted to go wider at the same time.  The Derby rims are the only affordable 26″ carbon rims...