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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!

Carbon Hybrid Road Bike Wheel Builds Time Trial or Tri XLR8 Hubs

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

Classic Classic and Retro Fixie Retro Track

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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Jamies XLR8 and Lefty on NOS 26″ Alloy MTB Wheels

Lefty Mountain Bike Wheel Builds NOS XLR8 Hubs

Jamies XLR8 and Lefty on NOS 26″ Alloy MTB Wheels

Jamie is an old friend, and being a Kiwi (from New Zealand) and from Dunedin (way down south) he “appreciates value”. It just leaves more cash in your pocket for beer! He had just jumped on the 29er bandwagon, and whilst

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Clancy’s XLR8 Hubs on Velocity A23 – Road Tubeless Ready

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Clancy’s XLR8 Hubs on Velocity A23 – Road Tubeless Ready

The Velocity A23 is a great road rim. Strong and stiff enough for most riders, and with a lovely wide profile that makes 23c and 25c tyres balloon differently – as the tyre takes a more rounded shape (rather than a

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