Colorado Cyclist Mavic 717 with DT Swiss 240s and Revolution Spokes Wheel Build Review

The front rim on my existing wheel was beginning to separate just slightly after only 2000 miles.  This separation was resulting in loud and squeaky brakes.  So I began searching online for custom bicycle wheel builders.  The Mavic 717 with DT Swiss 240s hub was not my first choice.  In fact I originally had the […]

Velocity Wheels – Need Rims? Customer Service Online?

A few months back I wrote to Velocity USA asking about wheels.  My inquiry went unanswered.  Why businesses bother to run websites and post email addresses then never respond to them makes little sense to me.  But I’ll give them the benefit of the doubt on that one because I know that emails sometimes don’t […]

Tire Sizes and Wheel Size 650C vs 26″ (571mm vs 559mm)

This article will open your eyes to the problems/solutions for switching/selecting 650C Road Bike Wheels & Tires vs 559mm 26″ Mountain Bicycle Wheels & Tires. In the world of Rode Bikes you’ll find dozens of opinion based articles around the issue of Road Bike 700C vs 650C wheels. These articles primarily focus on the benefits […]