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Kiwi Dave's Giant XC wheel rebuild onto Spank Oozy Trail 295

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Kiwi Dave's Giant XC wheel rebuild onto Spank Oozy Trail 295

We passed Dave at speed on the local trails. He called out and we caught up briefly - he needed a new rear wheel. He wanted a wider rim to hold the tyre sidewalls better, for more cush and grip. The Spank Oozy Trail 295 is the current alloy rim of choice - nicely finished, 25mm wide internal, 30mm external, and well priced. We rebuilt his Giant hub onto one of these using Sapim Race double butted spokes and brass nipples, for a high performance economy solution.

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Calvin's BikePacking and Big Ride Wheels

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Calvin's BikePacking and Big Ride Wheels

We built some wheels for Calvin some time ago. He claims they are the only wheels he's owned that have never required any attention. We're happy with that! This time Calvin needed a pair of bikepacking and gravel wheels for his new ride. We discussed at length the differing options, and Calvin was really keen to ensure utmost reliability. As a result, we decided the White Industries CLD hubs were a natural choice - super reliable, super tough and absolutely beautiful! For rims, the Spank Oozy Trail 295 was selected. Such a versatile rim! We have been using these rims for purposes from XC...

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Marcos smashed DT Swiss M1700 rim repair - red Spank Oozy Trail 295

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Marcos smashed DT Swiss M1700 rim repair - red Spank Oozy Trail 295

Riding his new Canyon he smacked a rock and manage to put a pretty nasty fold in the wall of the rear rim. We priced up a replacement DT Swiss rim, and the cost was onerous. The Spank Oozy Trail 295 was suggested as an alternative - we know they can take the hits, and they are available in the 28h drilling we required for the replacement. And they are very reasonably priced.

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John's Hope on Spank Oozy 295 Singlespeed Wheel

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John's Hope on Spank Oozy 295 Singlespeed Wheel

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...

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