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First Look: Velocity wheels targets cyclocrossers with Aileron disc brake wheels

Most exciting for cyclists who ride both mountain and cyclocross is the fact that you can convert the rear from 135mm rear spacing to 142mm to accommodate a rear thru axle—and swap between bikes.   Read More »

Pro Bike: Newly-minted singlespeed national champion Tim Allen’s Foundry Harrow

Foundry bikes have a winning history, from Mackenzie Woodring’s win at the Barry Roubaix gravel race last year to Tim Allen’s singlespeed that rode him to victory at Nationals this year.   Read More »

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Funky spokes

Headed out on a 50-mile country ride last week. Weather was almost perfect. More importantly, only passed by a handful of cars. [IMG]http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a499/hochul/634DCD4C-C44E-482E-AA47-750890330170-17268-000009059F87D71A_zps968a2008.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i1280.photobucket ... Read More »

Has anybody ever true carbon wheel with bladed spokes?

I been putting it off for quite a while. The Boyd 38mm carbon clinchers most likely got out of true from all the cracks and small potholes on the roads I ride on. I only notice the rubbing on the brake pads with the front wheel when I climb out of the saddle. Another factor is likely I set my bra ... Read More »

Light corrosion on spokes what to do?

I just got some used Mavic Cosmic SL's and there is very light corrosion on the spokes, not rust just a little rough and in some places with a somewhat milky white color. Any idea of how to treat this issue with out ripping the black paint off of the spokes? i am also afraid if i use something too ... Read More »

Breaking spokes at the bend?

My radial laced front wheel, (20hole, Sapin CXray spokes, Kinlin XR270 rim) has been popping spokes lately. The spokes are breaking at the hub. I built the wheel myself with Bitex hubs. Is this a symptom of too much or too little tension? Or does it "depend"? I don't have a tensionometer. The ... Read More »

Switching from Open Pros to A23s...Use the same spokes??

I have a set of Ultegra/Open Pro CD wheels with only about 50 miles on them and I've changed my mind about what I want. The builder, understandably, doesn't want to take used wheels back so I am left to have the LBS switch the rims. My question is: Can I use the same spokes? The Open Pro has a ... Read More »

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