Latest Custom Builds — Carbon

Shaun's Industry9 Torch hub ons FliteX 30mm rims

27.5" All Mountain Carbon Enduro Sapim Wheel Builds

Shaun's Industry9 Torch hub ons FliteX 30mm rims

After building a couple of sets of carbon hoops for Shaun, he came back with a pair of hubs for his downhill bike, and asked to build him a new SuperBoost wheelset. Again he selected the WheelTec FliteX rims - they are super tough, and priced very reasonably. Being a DH wheelset, we laced these up with plain gauge Sapim leader spokes to ensure ultimate lateral stiffness and strength. Shaun's feedback has been stellar. He loves them.    

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Shaun's Industry9 on FliteX 35mm Carbon 29er

29er All Mountain Carbon Sapim Wheel Builds

Shaun's Industry9 on FliteX 35mm Carbon 29er

Shaun wanted a tough all round set of carbon hoops for his new 29er. He was really happy with the White Industries XMR hubs we used on his previous pair, but wanted to try something different this time. Industry 9 have a new hub offering that he was keen to try. The Hydra freehub has 690 points of engagement, meaning instant engagement. An like all I9 products, the quality is excellent. We laced these beautiful hubs into a set of 35mm wide Wheeltec FliteX rims with 32 Sapim Race black spokes and brass nipples. A super tough and very bling solution. ...

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Matt's Carbon-Ti and Tailwind All-Road Beauties

Aero Carbon Carbon-Ti Cyclocross Gravel Sapim

Matt's Carbon-Ti and Tailwind All-Road Beauties

Matt had decided that one road/gravel bike was needed to replace multiple big wheeled bikes he owned. He was planning to ride this new OPEN Upper for a long time, and approached us to discuss an absolutely "no compromises" build. Specifically - light, strong, fast and able to manage up to a 44c tyre (and also back down to a 28c for the occasional bunch ride). As we often do, we met face to face and discussed the options, starting with hubs. DT Swiss and White Industries nearly made the cut, Project 321 almost got there too, but in the end, Matt just...

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Will's Tailwind Carbon Hoops on Red Anodised White industries T11 hubs

Aero Carbon Sapim Wheel Builds White Industries

Will's Tailwind Carbon Hoops on Red Anodised White industries T11 hubs

Will had a pair of carbon wheels that had failed, and left him with a pair of beautiful White industries T11 hubs, in stunning anodised red. He asked us for our advice on what was the best rim to put these fantastic hubs into. We suggested a pair of Tailwind Carbon clinchers - 45mm front, and an offset 50mm rear. These rims are very high quality, with great warranty, and nicely wide for modern road tyres. The braking surface is a consistently smooth but high friction, and last extremely well. The price is competitive as well. We laced these hubs...

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Steve's Tough New Carbon Road Wheels

Carbon Sapim TT and Triathlon Tubeless Wheel Builds XLR8 Hubs XLR8 Rims

Steve's Tough New Carbon Road Wheels

We’ve known Steve since the turn off the century when both he and XLR8 worked as bike messengers in Sydney. He’s a big unit and got in contact to discuss some new carbon hoops for his road bike, to service him on the rural roads of mid western New South Wales.Those roads are somewhere between awful and terrible, and Steve wanted a shallow depth carbon wheel that would still be stiff to accomodate his considerable power output. Having owned a retail bike store, and currently working as a mobile mechanic, he knows his stuff but appreciated our spec advice.Bigger guys...

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