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Catching Up on April

The month of April seems to have flown by.  I’ve been super busy all month, and haven’t had time to update the blog very often, so here’s a photo dump of some recent wheel builds, events, and rides.

Stiffer Wheels for Frederic

Rider: Frederic P. Location: Berkely, CA Bike: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 29er Hubs: Hadley Rims: WTB ASYM i29 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1995g Frederic has been riding a set of Roval Traverse Fattie wheels, and they’re just not up to the task.  The Rovals have a really low spoke count (24/28) with really...

Singlespeed Wheels For Joe

Rider: Joe L. Location: Augusta, GA Hubs: Hadley Rims: WTB Frequency i23 and i29 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1980g Joe bought a singlespeed Specialized a while back and has had problems with the stock wheels rear hub, so he wanted to upgrade.  The Hadley singlespeed rear hub has a short cassette body that still allows some fine-tuning...

Rev 16 Hadley Hubs Headed to Rob

Rider: Rob B. Location: Lake Worth, FL Hubs: Hadley – new Revision 16 Rims: WTB ASYM i23 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: 1905g Rob was in need of some new wheels and wanted to try the Hadley hubs, which are known for their great durability, fit and finish, and great price for a made in the USA hubset....

Steven’s 26″ Trail Wheels

Rider: Steven C. Location: Valrico, FL Bike: Pivot 5.7 C Hubs: Hadley Rims: WTB KOM i23, 26″ Spokes: DT Swiss Competition Nipples: Brass and alloy Weight: 1,752g Steven was looking for a lighter set of wheels for his Pivot, and he wanted faster freehub engagement and less noise too.  The Hadley hubs have 72 points of engagement and are pretty...