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 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
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
Brian's friend Paul kept going on about the great ride characteristics of his Archetype/Tune wheel set so Brian decided to get a set of his own. The ever popular all-black look. What does black not go good with? This wheel set features: Tune Mig 70 front hub, 20h. 74g Tune Mag 170 rear hub, 11speed…Read more Brian’s Archetype/Tune Wheelset
Lawrence decided to replace his Velocity A23 rims, which had shown some cracking at one of the nipples. Cracking has been problematic for certain brands largely due to their alloy choices: too hard and they'll crack. Too soft, and they'll wear quickly and need lower tension. The Velocity A23, a wide rim is very shallow…Read more Pacenti SL23 Chris King R45
Eric was one of my first customers on the Zed Wheels new online shopping site. He went through the made-to-order choices for a customized, and at the moment one of a kind Diablo SL wheelset. Red hubs isn't unique, but laced with silver nipples and classic stainless silver spokes made these wheels really pop! They…Read more Eric’s Custom Diablo SL
Jen, Pro City Sistas team member, selected the popular Diablo SL wheelset as a racing/training set. She chose the equally popular all-black look. At 1410g actual weight, these came in slightly under spec. Just in time for her stage racing in Bermuda.