I9

Custom Carbon for Hand Built Steel

Devin ordered a new Breadwinner Goodwater – a handmade steel hardtail MTB.  He wanted a set of light but stiff wheels with fast engagement, something he could take bikepacking without worrying about reliability, and this is the result.  A set of Nox Composites Teocalli 29er rims laced up to some boost axle Industry Nine...

Trail Wheels for Tim

This is Tim’s second set of wheels.  His first set was a pair of Industry Nine hubs laced to some WTB Frequency 29er rims for summer bikepacking on his Pugsley.  He loved the near instant engagement of the I9 hubs, so when looking for a lighter weight set of wheels for his 27.5 trail...

Tough 27.5 Wheels for Tim

Rider: Tim K. Location: Atlanta, GA Bike: Trek Remedy 7 Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: WTB Frequency i25 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1842g Tim was looking for a wider and stiffer wheelset than the stock pieces on his Trek, which have started breaking spokes recently.  The WTB Frequency rims tick all the boxes for a tough set of...

John’s Lefty I9 & Nox Wheelset

Rider: John N. Location: Bristol, CT Bike: Cannondale Scalpel 29er Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: Nox Skyline and Teocalli Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,440g John used to race XC and now he just rides fast for the sake of riding fast, without worrying about a podium.  His Cannondale came with a heavy set of wheels on an otherwise very...

SWW Athlete: Neil Beltchenko

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m proud to introduce you to the first sponsored Southern Wheelworks Athlete: Neil Beltchenko. Neil lives in Crested Butte, Colorado and is quickly making a name for himself in the ultra endurance/bikepacking mountain bike race scene.  2014 was only his second year racing, and he managed 3rd place in the 300...