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Fat 650B Front Conversion for Steve

Rider: Steve P. Location: Yucaipa, CA Bike: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Hubs: Hope Pro 4 Rims: WTB ASYM i35 650B front, Velocity Blunt 35 26″ rear Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1992g Steve has a 26″ Stumpjumper he is modifying to push it harder, and along with a 160mm fork, he’s now got a wide burly...

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 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...

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....

In Depth :: Updated Derby Carbon MTB Rims

Derby rims are most well known for their width – they were some of the first really wide carbon rims on the market, and one of the first with a hookless bead, and even after several years they are still some of the widest available. Derby rims come in a variety of wheel sizes...