Steven’s custom ENVE SES 4.5 clincher wheels

Steven had previously purchased a set of custom hand built ENVE SES 8.9 clinchers with red Chris King R45 hubs. He uses them for Ironman and triathlon competitions. This fall, he ordered this set. Sticking with the same red CK R45 hubs, he chose the very balance all-rounder ENVE SES 4.5 clincher rim, a new…Read more Steven’s custom ENVE SES 4.5 clincher wheels

James’ ZIPP 404 upgrade

James asked to have his ZIPP 404 clincher wheel set upgraded to DT240s hubs. This would allow him to run 11 speed Shimano/SRAM cassettes on this older set of ZIPP wheels. The black nipples and black Sapim CX-Ray spokes definitely indicate a custom ZIPP build. ZIPP has done well over the years, but I have…Read more James’ ZIPP 404 upgrade

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

Jen’s Cross on the Rock prize wheelset for Naked ‘cross bike

  Jen Erlendson won the COTR 2013 grand draw prize at Hogwart's Cross race finale. The prize was a custom Naked cyclocross bike from Sam Whittingham of Naked Cycles and this custom disc wheelset from Zed Wheels. The wheelset uses the extremely popular 450g 24mm wide tubeless-ready Pacenti SL23, a rim-braked road rim (rumours are…Read more Jen’s Cross on the Rock prize wheelset for Naked ‘cross bike

Jill’s limited edition Chris King Turquoise hubs on ZTR Arch EX rims

Jill was lucky enough to get hold of these very beautiful and rare Chris King hubs in turquoise. The photos don't do them justice. They absolutely pop! Laced with Sapim Race butted spokes to Stan's NoTubes ZTR Arch EX 29er rims. A nice touch of light blue alloy nipples at the valve stem finish off…Read more Jill’s limited edition Chris King Turquoise hubs on ZTR Arch EX rims