Bugs races XC, and needed some new MTB wheels to update an older ride. Having ridden carbon hoops before, he wanted to revert back to alloy, as he felt that (at least with skinnier XC tyres) alloy rims offered a more "comfortable" ride. He'd seen a pair of wheels we built some time ago, and decided a very similar package would suit him. Novatec D811SB QR15 front hub and the XLR8 MD rear MTB hub, in 12mm thru axle guise. The XLR8 hub is a solid choice. It's convertible back to QR and 10mm thru axle. The freehub can be converted...
Our chief wheelbuilder has been threatening to build a new singlespeed for years now. He considers his ’08 Santa Cruz Chameleon to be the finest handling hardtail he’s ever ridden, but it is getting long in the tooth, and those
Peter was not impressed with the feel and the weight of the wheels that came on his Specialized Roubaix Disc. He specifically needed a stronger rim (for the potholed and unsurfaced roads he rides) and wanted a wider rim, for
Sean is one of our best customers. He’s open and honest about his needs and goals, and he listens carefully and provides great feedback on the solutions we propose. He’s the owner of quite a few unique XLR8 wheelsets as
Grant came to us after a recommendation from another customer, seeking some quality wheels for his gravel bike, that would be sexy, reliable, and light. He was on a bit of a budget, so sought our advice. We recommended the