Alex and our Chief Wheelbuilder worked together in the late 90s as bike couriers (messengers for all of you in the States) in Sydney. Since then we’ve helped him out for race wheels, and were very happy when he approached
Daniel needed to replace an aging Sturmey Archer internally geared hub on his road bike. More modern internally geared hubs are proving to be very reliable and having low drag, so he selected a Shimano Nexus 8 speed internal hub.
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
Campbell came to us with a specific challenge – could we build a better set of wheels than Dura Ace C24s, at (or better than) their online price? It’s always a tough challenge to compete with some of the online
Josh (our Chief Wheelbuilder and the denizen of all things technical) is heading up to Noosa Strade Bianchi this weekend. NSB is a vintage “gravelfondo” (gravel Granfondo for road bikes) held in the hinterland of Noosa, Qld with four rides