Latest Custom Builds — Stan's No Tubes

Andy's XC Thrasher

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Andy's XC Thrasher

Andy is a great repeat customer. He's had a few pairs of our hoops and got in contact one morning requiring a new rear wheel ASAP. We scoured the XLR8 labs and found a few choice parts in order to put together a reliable and race worth wheel, that he could pick up at the end of the day, but that would also not break the bank! The tried and true Alex SX44 29er rim was laced to the silver Deore XT Centrelock hub (oversized alloy axle) with Sapim Race spokes and brass nipples. We also converted the wheel to...

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Dan's Project321 Singlespeed hubs on Stan's Flow EX Mk3 rims

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Dan's Project321 Singlespeed hubs on Stan's Flow EX Mk3 rims

Dan rides a very unusual Enduro rig. The Kiwi made Zerode Taniwha uses the Pinion P1:12 frame mounted gearbox, and thus only a single front chainring, and one rear cog. This gearbox provides 12 gears, evenly spaced apart to give a total gearing range of 600 percent. Setup appropriately, this can offer gearing as high as a SRAM 11s 32x10t set-up, but with a super low ratio that’s even lower than a 46t cog! This special bike requires special wheels. Dan's old 26" wheels had been serving him well, but the bike was designed to accomodate 27.5" and he was keen to try...

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Dan's new Singlespeed Enduro Wheelset - Custom Project321 on Stan's Flow Mk3

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Dan's new Singlespeed Enduro Wheelset - Custom Project321 on Stan's Flow Mk3

Dan has been riding his Zerode Taniwha (Māori pronunciation: "tanifa") on 26" wheels for some time now, and felt the need to move up to 27.5". The bike is quite special, utilising a centralised 12 spd pinion gearbox that offers a very large spread of gears beyond today's 1x systems. A special Singlespeed rear wheel is required (as there is no rear derailleur). Dan wanted a bombproof hub, that is Singlespeed specific, with instant engagement, and silent. It's not easy to find all those things in a hub, but Project321 offered everything he needed, just not in s Singlespeed version. Yet. We contacted Project321...

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Peter’s stunning White Industries CLD on Stan’s Grail

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Peter’s stunning White Industries CLD on Stan’s Grail

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

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Steve’s Carbon Disaster – Averted! Carbon 650b hoops on Giant/DT Swiss hubs.

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Steve’s Carbon Disaster – Averted! Carbon 650b hoops on Giant/DT Swiss hubs.

Steve’s been riding MTB for years, and just last weekend came runner up in the SRAM Qld Enduro State Champs (on a set of wheels we had repaired for him). He had taken a chance and ordered a set of

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