Latest Custom Builds — XLR8 Rims

Christie Rattles a World Champ

DT Swiss Racing TT and Triathlon Wheel Builds XLR8 Rims

Christie Rattles a World Champ

You may remember that we’ve been helping Christie Sym get back to racing as a Pro Triathlete. Well, her persistence (and her XLR8 Mistral’s) paid off at last week’s Challenge Melbourne 70.3 Triathlon (that’s pretty much a half Ironman –

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Sean’s Gravel Grinder Wheels - XLR8 Rouleur on DT and XLR8 hubs

29er Cyclocross DT Swiss Mountain Bike Wheel Builds Racing Retro Sapim Uncategorized Wheel Builds XLR8 Hubs XLR8 Rims

Sean’s Gravel Grinder Wheels - XLR8 Rouleur on DT and XLR8 hubs

Sean’s a great supporter of XLR8. You might remember the superlight 29er build that we did for his Siren Twinzer? He got in contact regarding a new set of hoops for his gravel grinder. The factory wheelset freehub has given

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Richard’s Carbon Mistral T38 “Fast Sprinters” – stiff, light and reliable

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Richard’s Carbon Mistral T38 “Fast Sprinters” – stiff, light and reliable

Richard has several pairs of wheels in his man cave, and came to us seeking an all-round tubular wheelset, that he thought would combine the best attributes of his “quiver” of wheels. He races in Adelaide, where the roads

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Campbell’s Challenge – Bargain Lightweight Wheels

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Campbell’s Challenge – Bargain Lightweight Wheels

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

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Jose’s Reynolds Stratus DV UL Repair

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Jose’s Reynolds Stratus DV UL Repair

Jose came to us with a pair of wheels he’d bought via a popular auction site. He asked us to help glue some new tubular tyres on for him. Unfortunately we had to advise him of the bad news, the

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