Latest Custom Builds — Tubeless

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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Another smart Nextie and XLR8 build - light and stiff!

Aero Carbon Classic and Retro Gravel Nextie Racing Sapim Tubeless XLR8 Hubs

Another smart Nextie and XLR8 build - light and stiff!

Here's another custom Nextie carbon road wheelset for a customer who wishes to remain anonymous! But we're happy to describe the outcome. The new Nextie Premium range of road rims improves on their already excellent value offerings. Toray T700 and T800 carbon is used, and higher Tg resins for the entire rim construction (not just the braking surface like many others).  There is a more complicated layup process for even more stiffness and strength, and the braking surface is built to event tighter tolerances. Road tubeless ready as well. Plus, the warranty period is now extended to 3 years. These are...

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Paul's Nextie Aero Road Wheels using XLR8 MD hubs for a super light solution.

Aero Carbon DT Swiss Nextie Racing Sapim Time Trial or Tri TT and Triathlon Tubeless

Paul's Nextie Aero Road Wheels using XLR8 MD hubs for a super light solution.

Paul is local rider who excels in the hills. He's very light and climbs like a "mountain goat". After hearing about our wheels from other riders in his training group, he approached us to help him with some aero hoops.  As with many pure climbers, their power to weight ratio may be strong, but their power to frontal area (aero coefficient) may not be as high. They can suffer on the flats and in headwinds. This often explains why the big guys can mash on the flats (high power to frontal area), but suffer in the hills (low power to...

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