Alistair from London wanted a low-cost good set of replacement wheels for his old Pacenti SL23’s and I suggested going for the rims that have replaced the SL23’s – Pacenti’s Forza rims. Laced up with a set of value for money light weight Bitex RAR9 / RAR10 hubs and Sapim Laser spokes (Sapim Race on the rear drive side) laced 20/24, the build came in at 1487g and cost him £374 for the set.
The ultimate in alloy rims laced with the ultimate hubs for Chris in London: HED Ardennes (Belgium Plus) rims laced 2X front and 3X rear with Sapim Laser and Race to a lovely set of gold Chris King R45 hubs. Total weight: 1592g
Solid road build for James in Manchester: DT Swiss R460 rims on DT Swiss 350 Classic hubs using a mix of Sapim Race and Laser. Weighing in at 1689g.
Inexpensive yet top quality build for Stuart in Staffordshire: Pacenti SL23 rims on Miche Racing Box hubs built 32/32 3X with a mix of Sapim Laser and Sapim Race. 1670g total weight.
Solid all-purpose riding wheels for Bill in London: DT Swiss RR440 Asymmetric rear rim and standard front built 28H rear 3X DS/2X NDS using Sapim Race and 24H front built radially on Sapim Laser using Novatec F582-SL and A291-SL hubs.
Light race wheels for Bill in Canterbury: H Plus Son Archetype on Novatec F482/291-SL hubs built 28H rear 2X and front 24H radial with Sapim Laser spokes.
Wednesday night build for Chris in Cambridge. H Plus Son Archetype rims on Novatec super light F482 28H and A291 24H hubs built 2x rear and 1x front with Sapim Laser spokes.