Category: Reviews

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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Pacenti Forza road rims announced

Pacenti Forza road rims announced

Pacenti have announced the third generation of their road rims now called Pacenti Forza. The SL23 has had some issues with a narrow brake track and tinking rim joins so I hope the new Pacenti Forza profile and move to a new manufacturer will resolve this and move the rims on to a new level. […]

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ENVE 7.8 review

ENVE 7.8 review

Strada hand built some ENVE 7.8 clinchers for Grant’s new bike for the 2016 season. Here is his report after racing them in some challenging conditions.   ENVE 7.8 review I raced Ironman 70.3 Mallorca with them on the weekend and I have to say wow, what a set of wheels! The event was a […]

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Nextie Fatbike wheels

Nextie Fatbike wheels

Nextie Fatbike Wheels Here are a pair of Nextie fatbike wheels we recently built for a customer. We used the Nextie Wild Dragon II 90mm tubeless ready rim and Hope Fatsno hubs. Darren commented the rims were the best fat bike rims ha had built in either carbon or alloy and he was impressed by […]

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Lightweight wheels review

Lightweight wheels review

Lightweight Wheels Review Lightweight Carbonsport’s wheels and Urgestalt Weiss Ed frame have been gathering some great reviews online and in the press recently so here is a round up of Lightweight wheels review – From Cyclist Magazine online a few excerpts from their Lightweight wheels review of the Meilenstein Obermayer tubular: “What stands Lightweight apart is […]

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Strada Wheels Review | Cyclocross tubs for Russell G

Strada Wheels Review | Cyclocross tubs for Russell G

A big thank you to the guys at Strada for my Velocity Major Tom cross tubs. I’ve had them a couple of weeks but they had to go in for the tubs, so yesterday saw their first outing at the muddy Wessex League race in Oxford. These are not super expensive wheels compared to many […]

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Strada Wheels review

Strada Wheels review

Here is a review from a happy customer who asked to remain anonymous but we thank him for his kind words – “I cannot recommend your wheels to anyone more highly than I do and I will send as much business your way as I can! I was 140kg, now down to 113kg and in […]

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