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

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Brent’s ENVE SES 45/Tune build

As I posted earlier, Brent had a set of Hadley disc hubs built onto two rear ENVE SES 3.4 clincher rims, the 45mm tall rear version, 24h. He figured they'd do him better on his road bike so asked ZED to build the rims onto Tune Mig 70 front (72g) and Mag 170 rear 11…Read more Brent’s ENVE SES 45/Tune build

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

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