Nigel’s PowerTap Pro+ /KinLin XR270 rebuild

Nigel Ellsay toasted his KinLin XR-270 PowerTap Pro+ wheel, and needed it rebuilt. We laced on a new KinLin XR-270 rim for him and he was on his way to training with power.  He picked it up so quickly that there wasn't a chance to snag a photo of it.

Nigel’s Tune 180/XR-270 rear wheel

Nigel, an accomplished junior roadie needed a new rear wheel.  He ordered the Tune 180 at clearance from FairWheelBikes. The Tune 180 is laced X2/X2 to the light and strong KinLin XR-270 27 mm niobium alloy rim using CX-Ray spokes and nipples.  

Dylan’s Alchemy/Stan’s NoTubes 340 wheelset

Dylan carrying two sacks of potatoes is still lighter than the average cyclist. He wanted an über light climbing wheelset that would match his climbing prowess.  At just 1265 grams for the set, these clearly did the job as just a few days after he picked them up, he won the Mt. Doug Hill-climb. The front wheel features…Read more Dylan’s Alchemy/Stan’s NoTubes 340 wheelset

Gavin’s CrossRock CX cyclocross wheelset

When Gavin saw that Zed Wheels was adding a 50mm carbon tubular wheelset for cyclocross racing, he couldn’t wait to order a set. They weigh in at just over 1400 grams per pair, with 24f/28r spoked with Sapim Laser and Wheelsmith DB-14 butted spokes, alloy nipples.  Gavin selected the excellent Challenge Fango 32mm tubular tyres. …Read more Gavin’s CrossRock CX cyclocross wheelset