John got in contact when the original rear wheel from his GT Singlespeed died. It didn't last long. He wanted a bombproof solution that would last. We specced the Hope Singlespeed/Trials rear hub and the Spank Oozy 295 Trail 29er rim. These are a light yet light alloy rim that's suitable for XC and Trail duties, and is nice and wide with an excellent tubeless ready profile. Of course the hub is a known quantity - utterly reliable and pretty light too. Keeping things simple and tough, the wheel was built with custom cut DT Swiss Champion spokes and brass...
Guy had been riding with another of our customers, and was envious of their Syntace W-series hoops. They are a smart choice in the wide rim market. Whilst a lot of Chinese carbon is appearing on many rider’s bike, unless
Daniel’s Banshee Rune is a 6 inch travel All-Mountain monster, and is intended for the rough stuff. Daniel is no lightweight either, so speccing the right carbon hoops for him required a bit of consideration. He wanted these wheels to
Dean’s a former UCI World Downhill Champion. He knows how important a good set of hoops is – for acceleration, big hits, and ensuring you get the bottom, first. His goal was a smart set of light carbon hoops for