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 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
Richard is a commercial photographer and film maker. He is also an avid cyclist. This wheelset is for his new project bike. These look like factory ENVE wheels, but are in fact hand built by ZED Wheel Works. ENVE SES 6.7 clinchers laced to DT Swiss 240s hubs, 11 speed compatible, Sapim CX-Ray spokes. ENVE…Read more Richard’s ENVE 6.7 Clincher Wheelset
This custom wheelset built around a used but perfectly good Saris Powertap SL+ rear hub, 28h. The front hub is the always solid and reliable DT Swiss 240s, 24h. Laced with our favourite Sapim CX-Ray spokes using Sapim 14mm alloy nipples. Radial front, Cross 3 rear. The wheelset comes in a hair over 1600g.
I wanted to make use of a sample taiwanese Formula-like track hub that I received from one of my suppliers. It's well built and 32 hole drilling. I didn't want to build with carbon, deep carbon. Now 32h is kind of overkill for an 88mm deep carbon tubular rim, but why not? I scrounged up…Read more 88mm deep Carbon track wheel
Kevin wanted light and affordable, with a tweak of personalization. That’s what he got with his made to order Diablo SL wheelset. At 1390g, they are indeed light - perfect for ripping the legs off his rivals up any ascent. The all black look with black hubs, rims, DT Revolution spokes and black alloy and…Read more Kevin’s Diablo SL Wheelset