Category: Racing

Stephen Dent | new season, new roads

Stephen Dent | new season, new roads

Talented young rider Stephen Dent contacted Strada for wheel support for the 2018 season, we were happy to help with Scope Cycling rims and Aivee SR2 hubs. Stephen set off for Belgium shortly afterwards for a season racing, here’s his first report: I have written a little report along with a few photos I have […]

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DT Swiss MTB RIMS | Our Three MTB Hero Rims from DT Swiss

DT Swiss MTB RIMS | Our Three MTB Hero Rims from DT Swiss

DT Swiss MTB Rims Here at Strada Handbuilt Wheels we’re big fans of DT Swiss products for road and MTB, we’ve been using their components for many years and have been continuously impressed with the level of craftsmanship, resilience & ease of maintenance that the Swiss brand regularly brings to the wheel builder and rider. […]

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Zipp 454 | what, marginal gains from whale flippers?!

Zipp 454 | what, marginal gains from whale flippers?!

I was intrigued to see the new Zipp 454 wheel set at the Rouleur Classic recently. I have admiration for Zipp pushing on with significant investment in R+D and the long time scale necessary to find marginal gains in a mature R+D sector such as wheel rim profiles. The key claim made for the Zipp […]

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650B wheels | a new generation for adventures

650B wheels | a new generation for adventures

Gravel Grinders, Adventure Sport or Randonneurs – call ’em wait you like. The 650B wheel size is on the rise again and we will take a quick look at a couple of wheel and tyre options now available for the new generation of bikes fitted with 650B wheels. Click here for our own hand built […]

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CeramicSpeed OSPW | ‘world’s fastest pulley wheel system’

CeramicSpeed OSPW | ‘world’s fastest pulley wheel system’

Leading ceramic bearings manufacturer, CeramicSpeed, has launched what it is claiming is ‘one of the most revolutionary bike parts to enter the cycling world.’ The ‘ground-breaking concept‘ is a uniquely oversized system of 17-tooth derailleur pulley wheels fitted with a lightweight cage and developed by the Danish manufacturer in collaboration with world-class athletes and teams. […]

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ENVE 7.8 rims released | new MKII profile for Aero frames and 25c tyres

ENVE 7.8 rims released | new MKII profile for Aero frames and 25c tyres

The Smart ENVE System (SES) 7.8 is the latest addition to ENVE’s next generation SES aero wheel lineup.  The SES 7.8 features a new shape that provides more speed, stability, better response and refined handling when compared to previous SES wheel models. Additionally, the SES 7.8 incorporates ENVE’s latest textured brake track and road tubeless compatibility. Like previous SES […]

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