Saturday, 20 April 2019

Carbon disc wheels - 28 or 24 spokes?

My recent build using carbon gigantex disc rims is a good example to open a discussion regarding number of spokes in disc wheels. Is the new trend 24/24h safe for most of the riders? Well, let's try to find out.

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Fixed February

A small recap from February: two selected fixed wheels projects
  • Gigantex 50mm with Miche pista hubs 
  • H+Son Archetype with Miche pista flip-flop hubs
What's so unusual about these? Well, mainly the weight and type of spokes but to find out why, you'll need to read further.

Monday, 25 February 2019

Mavic Open Pro UST - the most beautiful aluminum rims?

Many people say that aluminum rims are pretty boring comparing to carbon ones. I can't argue with that as indeed the high profile of carbon rims give nice look to almost every road bike, however with the latest Mavic Open Pro rims the situation turns a bit different. Actually I found new Open pro rims the most beautiful aluminum rims I've ever seen...