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

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

Enve 3.4 updates

Pro City Racing road team mates Alex and Jamie both bought Enve 3.4 tubular race wheels for the 2012 road racing season. They'd selected some very exotic and lightweight, made in the usa, C-4 hubs. This choice proved to be lacking durability that previous models had. So, Zed Wheels replaced the C-4 hubs on the…Read more Enve 3.4 updates

Josh’s Enve 65/Tune Mag 170 & Mig 70 wheelset

For the 2012 road racing season, Josh took advantage of the Pro City Racing road team pricing and purchased a Trek Madone team bike. For racing, he went with these custom ENVE 65 tubular wheelset. Features are: Enve 65 tubular rims Tune Mag 170 rear hub Tune Mig 70 front hub Sapim CX-Ray spokes Weight:…Read more Josh’s Enve 65/Tune Mag 170 & Mig 70 wheelset

Jamie’s custom Enve 3.4 wheelset

Jamie, the team captain of Pro City Racing road team, was quite excited about Zed Wheels sponsoring the team in partnership with Enve Composites. After going back and forth between the Enve 6.7s and the Enve 3.4s, he settled on the Enve 3.4s. He did some research and asked for a very lightweight straight-pull hub…Read more Jamie’s custom Enve 3.4 wheelset

Kevin’s ENVE 45/65 wheelset

Kevin was looking for an all-rounder wheelset with an emphasis on aerodynamics. As a sponsored Pro City Racing road team member, Kevin took full advantage of the sponsorship deal courtesy Zed Wheels and ENVE Composites. The rear is an ENVE 65 clincher laced to a black Alchemy ORC 24h rear hub with CX-Ray spokes. The…Read more Kevin’s ENVE 45/65 wheelset

Alex’s custom ENVE 3.4 team wheelset

A 2012 Pro City Racing road team member, Alex wanted a a fast all rounder racing wheelset for his custom Trek Madone Project One bike. He chose the light and very aero ENVE 3.4 tubulars. What he got was an 1150g custom hand built wheelset that will certainly cheat its way through the wind as…Read more Alex’s custom ENVE 3.4 team wheelset

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

Emile’s ENVE 1.65/Phil Wood track wheel

Zed Wheel Works sponsors Emile de Rosnay, a 38 year old elite track cyclist. Emile will race on the track in 2011 with this Enve 1.65 tubular rim laced with Wheelsmith DB-14 2.0/1.7/2.0 butted spokes to a top-drawer black Phil Wood low-flange track hub. The wheel will be paired to an Enve 1.65 tubular rim laced…Read more Emile’s ENVE 1.65/Phil Wood track wheel

Tom’s custom Alchemy/NoTubes wheelset

Tom wanted an very light climbing wheelset for his 2011 Trek 6.9 Project One.  These are an honest 1265 grams for the set. The front wheel features a black Alchemy ELF front hub, laced with 24 black Sapim CX-Ray spokes to a Stan’s NoTubes ZTR 340 Alpha 355 gram clincher rim with Sapim black alloy nipples. The rear…Read more Tom’s custom Alchemy/NoTubes wheelset