Mountain

Clinton’s Wheels Get An Overhaul

Rider: Clinton B. Bike: Giant Anthem 29er Hubs: Chris King Rims: Derby AM 29 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1860g A while ago I built a set of wheels for Clinton around a beautiful pair of mango King hubs.  He’s put a lot of miles on them with no problems, but then his frame broke and when getting it...

AM Wheels for David

Rider: David G. Bike: Yeti SB6c Location: Seattle, WA Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: Nox Composites, Farlow 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1583g This is David’s 2nd set of Southern Wheelworks built wheels, the first set being a dynamo bikepacking build.  This build is, quite different!  He was looking for some burly AM wheels that would be right...

Disc Powertap Wheel for Shey

Rider: Shey L. Location: Conyers, GA Hub: PowerTap Rim: WTB ASYM i23 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1185g Shey had a used disc brake PowerTap hub he wanted laced up.  It’s a cool hub with a composite alloy/carbon fiber shell and a titanium freehub body.  It does require the use of a proprietary 8-bolt disc rotor....

Derby and Project 321 for Johnny

Rider: Johnny W. Location: Fall City, WA Bike: Cannondale Jekyll Hubs: Project 321 Rims: Derby AM 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1627g Johnny is friends with Scott, who recently purchased a sweet set of wheels built around the wide and burly Derby rims, and Johnny wanted a set for himself.  We used the same AM rims from...

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...