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Richard's Gift - Recycled Syntace W35 Rims on Hope Hubs

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Richard's Gift - Recycled Syntace W35 Rims on Hope Hubs

If you have been paying attention, you will remember Richard. He had us pull some Chris Kings hubs out of a 26" wheelset we built him a few years ago, and rebuild them into some new 27.5" Syntace rims. Generally we don't rebuild onto used rims - but there are some exceptions. In this case, Richard's old rims were originally built by us, and in good shape (apart from a few cosmetic dents). Of course, being disc brake rims, brake track wear is not an issue, so all being well the rims should do another round rather than sit unused...

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Richard's Chris King hubs rebuilt onto Syntace W35 27.5inch hoops

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Richard's Chris King hubs rebuilt onto Syntace W35 27.5inch hoops

Richard gave us a call after buying a new frame. He described the wheels we built him a couple of years ago as "flawless" and wanted more of the same for his new bike. So similar in fact, that he asked if we would transfer his used Chris King hubs onto new 27.5" W35 rims (from his original W35 26" hoops we had built previously).  Of course we could! He sent us up the old wheelset, and we were happy to see that the wheels had beautiful even tensions despite having been ridden really hard across Sydney's Northern Beaches rock gardens - a punishing place...

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Nick’s Spank Easton 67er wheelset

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Nick’s Spank Easton 67er wheelset

Nick is a lucky guy. He’s owned a lovely Intense All-mountain rig for many years, and since we helped him sort out a 26″ wheelset a couple of years ago, he’s been riding the pants of it. When he last

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Richard’s King hubs on Syntace

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Richard’s King hubs on Syntace

Wow, the Syntace rims have really gained momentum over the past few months. A lot of riders still like the “feel” of alloy rims, but seek the benefits of a wider format for XC and trail riding. Up until recently,

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