Road Bike Wheels


Pete’s 44 Aero Build 1
Boyd 44 Carbon C rims 20h/24h: $550 x 2: $1110 (465g x 2)
DT Swiss 240 front hub: $170.10 (105g)
DT Swiss 240 rear hub, Shimano 11spd: $359.10 (215g)
Sapim CX-Ray aero spokes: $3.10 x 44: $136.40 (200g)
Sapim Alloy nipples, black: $0.36 x 44: $15.84 (14g)
Rim tape: $5×2: $10 (15g)
Total: $1801.44
Approx weight: 1479g
Pete’s 44 Aero Build 2
Boyd 44 Carbon C rims 20h/24h: $550 x 2: $1110 (465g x 2)
DT Swiss 350 Front hub black: $62.10 (149g)
DT Swiss 350 Rear Road hub black: $188.10 (260g)
Sapim CX-Ray aero spokes: $3.10 x 44: $136.40 (200g)
Sapim Alloy nipples, black: $0.36 x 44: $15.84 (14g)
Rim tape: $5×2: $10 (15g)
Total: $1512.44
Approx weight: 1568g

 

Pete’s Carbon Road Build 1
Nox S36R Carbon C rims 20h/24h, 36mm deep: $489 x 2: $978 (415g x 2)
DT Swiss 240 front hub: $170.10 (105g)
DT Swiss 240 rear hub, Shimano 11spd: $359.10 (215g)
Sapim CX-Ray aero spokes: $3.10 x 44: $136.40 (210g)
Alloy nipples (black, Silver, red, blue, gold): $0.36 x 44: $15.84 (14g)
Rim tape: $5×2: $10 (15g)
Total: $1669.44
Approx Weight: 1389g
Pete’s Lightweight Alloy Road Build 1
Boyd Altamont Lite rims 20/24h:
$105×2: $210 (445g x 2)
American Classic Micro 58 front hub: $109 (58g)
American Classic RD205 rear hub, Shimano 11spd: $264 (205g)
Sapim CX-Ray Bladed Spokes, black: $3.1×44: $136.40 (195g)
Sapim Alloy nipples, black: $0.36×52: $15.84 (14g)
Rim Tape: $5×2: $10 (20g)
Total: $745.24
Approx weight: 1382g

 

Pete’s Lightweight Alloy Road Build 2
Pacenti Forza Road Rims 20/24h:
$109×2: $218 (460g x 2)
Chris King R45 front hub: $230 (102g)
Chris King R45 rear hub, Shimano 11spd: $451 (221g)
Sapim CX-Ray Bladed Spokes, black: $3.1×44: $136.40 (207g)
Sapim Alloy nipples, black: $0.36×52: $15.84 (14g)
Rim Tape: $5×2: $10 (20g)
Total: $1061.24
Approx weight: 1484g
Pete’s Heavyweight Alloy Road Build 1
Boyd Altamont 30mm rims 24/28h: $105×2:
$210 (500g x 2)
White Industries T11 front hub, black: $142.50 (92g)
White Industries T11 rear hub, black, Shimano 11spd: $328 (252g)
Sapim CX-Sprint Aero spokes black: $2.40 x 52: $124.80 (296g)
Sapim Alloy nipples black $0.36 x 48: $18.72 (16g)Rim Tape: $5×2: $10 (20g)
Total: $834.02
Approx weight: 1676g

 

Spoke and Nipple Options:
Sapim Race:
$1.10 per spoke, 2/1.8/2mm (64 pcs x 260mm lg) 363
Best All around spoke to balance strength and weight
Sapim CX-Ray:
$3.10 per spoke, 2/.9×2.2/2mm (64 pcs x 260mm lg) 272g
Best Bladed spoke for racing and weight saving
Sapim D-Light:
$1.40 per spoke, 2/1.65/2mm (64 pcs x 260mm lg) 307
Best Midweight spoke for XC to Trail use weight savings
Sapim CX-Sprint:
$2.40 per spoke, 2/1.25×2.25/2mm (64 pcs x 260mm lg) 330g
Best mid-weight Bladed spoke for racing and weight saving
Sapim Laser:
$1.40 per spoke, 2/1.5/2mm (64 pcs x 260mm lg) 273g
Best Lightweight spoke for XC use and weight savings
Sapim Alloy:
Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red
Sapim Force:
$1.30 per spoke, 2.18/1.8/2mm (64 pcs x 260mm lg) 377g
Best Extra Strong Big Person spoke for All Conditions
Sapim Brass: Black $0.18 per piece, Silver $0.10 per piece