Sturdy build for Chris in Derbyshire last week: Miche Syntesi hubs laced to Ryde Sputnik 36-spoke rims using Sapim Race spokes.
One of last week’s builds for Jamie in London – a beautiful audaxing wheelset for a Genesis Datum: Velocity Aileron 28mm deep disc rims laced to a SON 28 15mm thru axle dynamo front and Shimano XTR standard QR on the rear. Used Sapim Race spokes and brass nipples.
Classy build for Roger in Cheshire: Chris King R45 hubs laced to Ambrosio Excellight rims with Sapim Race spokes. Total weight: 1642g.
A new back wheel for Rob in Derby: DT Swiss RR440 asymmetric rim laced to a DT 350 Classic hub with Sapim Race spokes – 32-spokes and 3X lacing. Total weight: 957g.
Value for money build for Sasha in London: DT Swiss R460 rims on Miche Syntesi hubs built with Sapim Race spokes. 32 spokes per wheel and 3X throughout. Total weight: 1865g.
This is one of the lowest cost wheelsets I do at £240 and comes with QR skewers. It’s also available in 24/28 configuration with CX-Ray spokes and weighs in at 1645g for £314.
Exceptional single speed wheelset I built for James in London last week – Phil Wood fix/free low flange track hubs laced to Ambrosio Excellight rims. Sapim Race black spokes and brass nipples used and laced 3X throughout.
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.
Following on to my gushing on Aaron Gwin’s downhill run on DT’s EX471 rims sans tyres, I’ve built a set for Dan. Laced with Sapim Race spokes 3X throughout on Shimano’s solid Deore XT hubs, this will make a lovely set of MTB wheels. 26-inch for the rear and 27.5-inch for the front to fit the customer’s bike.
Just in time for Christmas… old hubs given a fresh start for Chris in Derbyshire: Campagnolo Record 32-spoke hubs on Mavic CXP Pro rims built 2X except rear drive side built 3X. Used Sapim Race black spokes and brass nipples. Build weight: 1736g