Handbuilt wheels

Discussion in 'Components, Accessories and Clothing' started by MrGrumpy, 6 Feb 2018.

  1. MrGrumpy

    MrGrumpy Huge Member

    Location:
    Fly Fifer
    Hope hubs and mavic open pros good choice for a powerful rider in 100kg aka me :tongue: . Fancy treating myself and as my son has nabbed my askiums it’s only right I upgrade
     
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  2. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    Not a dissimilar weight plus luggage, novatech hubs plus open pro rims (36 spokes) beautifully built by @Spoked Wheels
     
  3. raleighnut

    raleighnut Guru

    Location:
    On 3 Wheels
    Don't forget to factor in the cost of ear defenders. :whistle:



    View: https://youtu.be/rBCF1PH4PwQ
     
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  4. Ajay

    Ajay Veteran

    Location:
    Lancaster
    I'm a fellow 'Clydesdale' (just!) I ride Miche Primato hubs with Ambrosio Excellight rims 32h
    Smooth and quiet!
    Handbuilt by The Maestro Paul Hewitt
     
  5. gom

    gom Active Member

    Location:
    Gloucestershire
    Indeed. With my rear Hope in I don’t need a bell to warn pedestrians & horses of my approach. Nearly threw it out when first bought, but the quiet replacement has now worn out so I’m trying again.
    I should have takening it Wassailing the other night.
     
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  6. Cuchilo

    Cuchilo Prize winning member X2

    Location:
    London
    I think my wheel builder uses Novatec hubs .
     
  7. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    They are noisy too :biggrin:
     
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  8. Cuchilo

    Cuchilo Prize winning member X2

    Location:
    London
    Yes but it's a classy ticking rather than a noisy rattle :becool:
     
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  9. iluvmybike

    iluvmybike Well-Known Member

    I have exactly that combo and the wheels have been fab - never needed truing
     
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