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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...

Valentine’s Wheels

Rider: Molly M. Location: Washington, DC Bike: Specialized Safire Hubs: American Classic Rims: Stan’s Crest Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1442g This set of wheels was a Valentines day gift for Kevin’s wife!  Kevin bought a set of wheels from me a while back, and he knew his lady deserved a set as well, so here we are.  She’s...

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...

Wide 29er Wheels for Joseph

Rider: Joseph Y. Location: Dumfries, VA Bike: Trek Superfly SS Hubs: Chris King Rims: WTB ASYM i29 and i35 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: 2109g This is Joseph’s second set of wheels from me.  He’s building up a new bike and is using a rigid fork, so we wanted some wide rims to run big phat tires to keep...

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...