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Off Road Wheelchair Wheels

Off Road Wheelchair Wheels

We understand how critical your wheelchair is to your mobility but also how limiting traditional wheelchair wheels can be when you want to explore trails off road.  Skinny, high pressure wheels are great for hard surfaces, pavement, etc but can make traveling off road...

Berd Talon Hook Flange Hubs

Berd Talon Hook Flange Hubs

Berd just announced the Talon, their own version of the Hook Flange hub which allows for much quicker lacing of Berd's proprietary spokes.  The Hook Flange design also saves you from having to use special spacers for straight pull hubs or modifying a standard J Bend...

The New Hope Pro 5 Hubset

The New Hope Pro 5 Hubset

Hope has been known for making hubs known for reliability and ease of service for nearly years but their hubs have always been a bit of a drag...literally.  Being born in the UK, their Pro 4 hub has always been really well sealed against the elements but that...

Bicycle Wheel Stress Relief Table

Bicycle Wheel Stress Relief Table

Bicycle wheel building may be full of folklore, pseudo science and anecdotal evidence but one thing that consistently seems to help a bike wheel last longer is to find some method to momentarily increase spoke tensions beyond your target and then to allow them to...

Pikes Peak APEX Photo Contest

Pikes Peak APEX Photo Contest

Elevation Wheel Company has partnered with Pikes Peak APEX, Presented by RockShox to give you the shot to win a free entry into their 4-day Mountain Bike Challenge. All you need to do is enter your favorite mountain bike photo HERE and then post it to social media...

Colorado Springs Velodrome Closure Swag

Colorado Springs Velodrome Closure Swag

We are well over 2 years since the Colorado Springs Velodrome has closed to the public.  In that time we have received virtually no communication to community members and what little communication we have had was nothing more than lies to keep us quiet.  These shirts...

New chain guide for Lauf Gravel Bike

New chain guide for Lauf Gravel Bike

Single ring, 1x drivetrains with narrow wide chain rings can work wonders with keeping your chain from dropping but if the ride gets rough enough you might still find yourself dropping a chain. We have enough riders in Colorado Springs asking us about chain guide...

We are now the USA Based Service Center for Nextie Rims!

We are now the USA Based Service Center for Nextie Rims!

We are proud to announce that we are now the authorized USA based service center for Nextie!  We have worked with Nextie for about 6 years now as a dealer and have always been very impressed with the quality you get in their products and their sales team is always a...

Improve US Track Cycling with Grass Roots Investment

Improve US Track Cycling with Grass Roots Investment

US track cycling is an absolute mess outside of Women's Pursuit and we firmly believe that issue goes all the way back to USA Cycling not showing any interest in developing a strong grassroots program for the track.  To build a tall tower you must first have a strong...

Dear Bike Industry – WTF

Dear Bike Industry – WTF

Dear Bike Industry, I love you, but it's time we had a talk...  Have we already forgotten how young we are as a sport, let alone as an actual industry?  Have we forgotten where we came from even? It really wasn't that long ago the pioneers of this sport were still...

New Name – Same Obsession

New Name – Same Obsession

New name eh?  I have been asked a lot, why the name change, what are the new goals that will follow and are you crazy trying to take this wheel build thing full time... So I will start with the why.  I will admit, some of it is thinking the name Elevation Wheel...

Bike Wanderer 9,000km Update

Bike Wanderer 9,000km Update

*2021 Update: It is with heavy hearts that we write this.  Iohan Gueorguiev, aka Bike Wanderer is no longer with us.  Since initially writing this article we became good friends, even spent Thanksgiving together one year so it is hard for us to say this.  But Iohan,...

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