Hope

29+ Wheels For Rudy

Rider: Rudy G. Location: Galena, OH Bike: Niner ROS 9 Plus Hubs: Hope Pro 4 Rims: WTB ASYM i35 (29er) Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 2119g Rudy was looking for a lighter set of Plus size wheels for his Niner, and wanted to go tubeless to add a little cushion to his rigid ride.  WTB’s...

Wide and Tough 27.5 Wheels For Chris

Rider: Chris L. Location: Edmond, OK Bike: Giant Trance 27.5 Hubs: Hope Pro 2 Evo Rims: WTB ASYM i35 27.5/650B Spokes: DT Swiss Competition Nipples: Brass Weight: 2149g Chris got into riding to get into shape and has lost a lot of weight since then, but his stock wheels are about done, so it was time for an upgrade....

Canada Bound Wide 29er Wheels

Rider: Chris U. Location: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia Bike: Canfield, Riot Hubs: Hope Pro 2 Evo Rims: WTB ASYM i29 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: 2032g Chris wanted a set of wide rims that would be well suited to the gnarly trails of BC, but didn’t want to spend mega money on carbon rims.  The new...

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...

Bank’s Burly 29er Wheels

Rider: Banks M. Location: North Augusta, SC Bike: Trek HiFi Hubs: Hope Pro II Evo Rims: WTB Frequency i25 29er Spokes: DT Swiss Competition Nipples: Alloy Weight: 2,095g Banks is a friend and local rider, and is one of those guys who is almost always up for trying something.  Riding through rocky creek bed with vertical banks on each side...