Wheel Building

One of the things we take as an article of faith at Stevenson Custom Bicycles is that our customers will benefit from riding hand built custom wheels.  Hand built wheels offer better comfort and durability.  They are also almost always as light or lighter than similarly priced factory wheels.

Bill has built thousands of wheels over the past 40 years.  This gives him unique insight into what combination of hubs, spokes, rims, and tires will best serve for a given rider and their intended usage. Washers are placed under spoke heads.  Spoke connections can be tied and soldered to produce a stronger wheel and to allow better durability at a lower weight.  Care, attention to detail, and decades of experience are all brought to bear to give you an unparalleled riding experience.

Photo courtesy of Doug Rosenfield

Photo courtesy of Doug Rosenfield

We are happy to offer a few standard builds.  If you don’t see the combination you are looking for let us know.  We build with White Industries, Campy, Shimano, SRAM, and other hubs as well as with a variety of rims including Stan’s Not Tubes, Velocity, and Grand Bois just to name a few.  We are always happy to provide you with an estimate.

Photo courtesy of Doug Rosenfield

Photo courtesy of Doug Rosenfield

Standard High End Builds:

Stan’s No Tubes with White Industries Hubs-

This is our default high end build combining White Industries Hubs (available in Campy or Shimano) with the very light Stan’s No Tubes Alpha 340 rim.  We tie and solder them for added durability. The result is a wonderful flyweight, reliable, high performance wheel set that is a joy to ride on.

Stan’s No Tubes ZTR Alpha 340 Rim, White Industries T11 32H Rear Hub, DT Competition 14/15 Spokes, Tied and Soldered- $545.95

Stan’s No Tubes ZTR Alpha 340 Rim, White Industries T11 28H Front Hub, DT Competition 14/15 Spokes, Tied and Soldered- $441.95

Pair of the Above 2- $987.90

Photo courtesy of Doug Rosenfield
Photo courtesy of Doug Rosenfield

Standard Training and Replacement Wheels:

Tiagra 32H Rear Hub, Velocity Aerohead Machined Sidewall 32H Rim, Wheelsmith 14/15g Butted Spokes, Brass Nipples- $222.95

Tiagra 32H Front Hub, Velocity Aerohead Machined Sidewall 32H Rim, Wheelsmith 14/15g Butted Spokes, Brass Nipples- $210.95

Pair of the Above 2- $433.90

 

Generator Hub Options:

Schmidt SONdelux Polished 32H Hub, Velocity Aerohead Machined Sidewall 32H Rim, Wheelsmith 14/15g Butted Spokes, Brass Nipples, Tied and Soldered- $494.95

Look for more pricing soon!

 

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