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Rheicel’s Budget Bling Tubeless “Clinchulars” – Velocity A23 on Velocity Sport Hubs!

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Rheicel’s Budget Bling Tubeless “Clinchulars” – Velocity A23 on Velocity Sport Hubs!

Knowing we appreciate retro bicycles, Rheicel got in contact with a challenge. He had just purchased a nice used titanium road frame, and was in the process of a retro inspired build. Everything was to be as shiny and silver

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Marius’ H+Sons SL42 on XLR8 Hubs

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Marius’ H+Sons SL42 on XLR8 Hubs

Marius’ other Bianchi was looking a little neglected. After the amazing transformation of his Pista, we decided a set of H+Sons SL42s would look pretty nice on his Celeste steel Bianchi flatbar. We’re sure you’ll agree!

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H+Sons SL42s on XLR8 Superlite Hubs – Stealth Fighters

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H+Sons SL42s on XLR8 Superlite Hubs – Stealth Fighters

We love H+Sons rims. The finish is superb, and the designs just make sense! The H+Sons SL42 is a 42mm deep section alloy rim with a welded joint, unparalleled stiffness and incredible radial strength. An added bonus is the considerable

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Tom’s 42mm Carbon Hybrids on XLR8 hubs – sensible speed that won’t cost the bank!

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Tom’s 42mm Carbon Hybrids on XLR8 hubs – sensible speed that won’t cost the bank!

Tom sought the advice of a friend regarding some aero, light and sexy wheels. He wanted something reliable, that could be ridden in any weather, any race, and wouldn’t require a second mortgage on the house. We were very pleased

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Marius Pista on Galli and H+Sons Formation Face

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Marius Pista on Galli and H+Sons Formation Face

Marius is the finest barista I have met. He shares the same attention to detail, passion and customer focus as we do here at XLR8. His Bianchi Pista did look a little sad, so we decided to spruce her up

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