Gravel

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...

Aaron’s Disc ‘Cross Wheels

Rider: Aaron P. Bike: Custom Zukas Cycles SS ‘Cross Hubs: American Classic Rims: WTB Frequency i19 Spokes: DT Swiss, Competition, 3-cross Nipples: DT Swiss, alloy Weight: 1,642g Aaron is a friend who I met while he was stationed at Ft. Gordon.  He’s STRONG and fast.  He has a custom steel Zukas Cycles (built right here in the...

In Depth: Stan’s NoTubes Grail Disc Road Rim

The Grail is the newest road offering from Stan’s NoTubes, and it’s disc specific – there’s no brake track.  With the Grail, Stan’s has taken aim at creating a versatile rim well suited to every variety of disc brake 700c bike.  Here’s the stats. DATA (actual measured values) Weight: 464g Outer Width: 24.1mm Inner...