David’s Pacenti SL23/CK R45 wheelset

David, a repeat customer of ZED Wheels, picked up a used set of 28 hole Chris King R45 hubs and asked me to build them up with his favourite rim, the Pacenti SL23. David likes the look of silver stainless spokes and so, like his previous build, went with silver Sapim CX-Ray spokes laced with…Read more David’s Pacenti SL23/CK R45 wheelset


David’s Hope/Carbon Cross wheelset

For this second set of two, David asked to murder out this set. All black, including my choice to add stealth black Zed decals. Rim:23mm wide 38mm deep tubular carbon. Toray 700 carbon.  330gm Hubs: Hope Pro2 EVO 28h, 11speed Shimano/SRAM. ISO Disc. Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray aero-bladed front and rear non-drive side; Sapim Race 2.0/1.8/2.0 butted drive side. Skewers:…Read more David’s Hope/Carbon Cross wheelset

Graham’s PowerTap/Pacenti SL23 build

Graham had heard about the Pacenti rims, their ride quality, build quality and decent weight for a wider alloy rim (450g). Built with an affordably light and durable DT350 straight pull front hub, Sapim CX-Ray spokes all around and an 11 speed compatible PowerTap G3 hub. 28 holes rear, cross-three and 24 front radially laced.…Read more Graham’s PowerTap/Pacenti SL23 build