Latest Custom Builds — Kinlin

Custom retro wheels on XLR8 Rouleur Mk3 hubs

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Custom retro wheels on XLR8 Rouleur Mk3 hubs

Back when we moved the workshop (10 dog years ago) we found a heap of stock we didn’t know we had. Partial hubsets, pairs of rims, and all manner of stuff. Rob called us up looking to replace an ailing

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Neil’s silver commuter rebuild on polished Kinlin XC279 rims

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Neil’s silver commuter rebuild on polished Kinlin XC279 rims

You might remember Neil? We put together a nice pair of premium Novatec hubs onto some Kinlin XC-279 rims, and shipped them off to him, last month. Well, he likes them so much, he saw a pair of XC-279 rims

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Neil’s well considered Kinlin’s on Novatec – strong, light, inexpensive (Keith Bontrager was wrong!)

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Neil’s well considered Kinlin’s on Novatec – strong, light, inexpensive (Keith Bontrager was wrong!)

We’ve been working with Neil for quite a while. He’s been building a couple of new bike from scratch, and knew that a factory wheelset was not going to cut it. He’s a big dude (but not specifically heavy at

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Like a Pheonix – the Shimano C24 repair

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Like a Pheonix – the Shimano C24 repair

We love doing repairs. We do build a lot of Archetypes and Kinlins on Novatec and White Industries hubs, so we don’t annoy you with every wheel build. But repairs are a litttle more cerebral. Shimano road wheels (especially of

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Kinlin XC279 and Novatec - Australia’s best value handbuilt custom wheelset?

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Kinlin XC279 and Novatec - Australia’s best value handbuilt custom wheelset?

Is this Australia’s best value handbuilt wheelset? We think so! Anna needed another pair of wheels, specifically for Criterium racing. Her requests were, light, stiff and wide. Alloy was preferred, to keep cost down. We started with the Kinlin XC-279 road

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