Pacenti

Updated Pacenti SL23 Road Rim

Pacenti’s SL23 rim has been a favorite alloy road rim of many wheel builders (myself included) for a while now.  It struck a nice balance of weight, width, depth, and stiffness, and had a great brake track and build quality, and is tubeless ready.  Like all things, there was still some room for improvement...

Matt’s PowerTap Rear Wheel

Rider: Matt S. Location: Hendersonville, NC Hubs: PowerTap G3 Rims: Pacenti SL23 Spokes: DT Competition & Sapim CX-Ray Nipples: Alloy Weight: 919g Matt picked up a used PowerTap hub for a song and needed it laced up and road ready.  We used the excellent Pacenti SL23 rim, which is wide, tubeless ready, stiff, and has an excellent brake...

Jessica’s Blingin’ Commuter Wheels

Rider: Jessica P. Location: Deployed Bike: Soma Double Cross Hubs: White Industries Rims: Pacenti SL23 Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 24 front, 28 rear Nipples: DT Swiss, alloy Weight: 1,502g Jessica’s husband is putting together a sweet commuter/road/gravel bike for her and they needed some wheels for it.  We used White Industries’ excellent T11 hubs, which are made in...

Jeffrey’s Disc Road Wheels

Rider: Jeffrey S. Bike: Moots Vamoots Hubs: White Industries CLD Rims: Pacenti SL25 Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray, 24H front, 28H rear Nipples: Brass Weight: 1,603g Jeffrey wanted a set of reasonable weight, wide, stiff, simple looking set of disc brake road wheels.  The White Industries CLD hubs are arguably best in class when considering all the factors like flange...

Matt’s Dynamo Commuter Wheels

Rider: Matt S. Location: Sterling, VA Hubs: SP Dynamo PV-8 and DT Swiss 350 Rims: Pacenti SL23 Spokes: Wheelsmith, DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: 1,932g Matt needed some new wheels for his commuter and wanted a dynamo front hub to power the bike’s lights.  Dynamo hubs are perfect for commuters because they make the bike ready...