Gavin has an old school custom 29er. Back from the days when the geometry was still being tried and tested, but yet to be fully refined. It's fair to say that process did take some years to come to the stable, yet still quite nimble 29er geometry that exists today. His old ride has quite short top tube, and he decided to convert it to a monstercross (big tyre gravel) bike, as the geometry would be perfect for that, and he has a lot of old parts lying about. The only snag was that he didn't have a rear wheel...
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 –
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
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
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