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Onyx Hook Flange Hubs for Berd Spokes

Onyx Hook Flange Hubs for Berd Spokes

**Shoutout to our friends Twisted Spoke CBD for bringing us these parts to lace up!** Onyx and Berd pairing up may be an unlikely combo.  Berd makes the lightest spokes on the market, often saving between 100-200 grams in a wheelset and Onyx makes some of the heaviest...

Pikes Peak Apex 2022 Photos – Stage 4

Pikes Peak Apex 2022 Photos – Stage 4

Huge thanks to all the riders who have turned out to race the Pikes Peak Apex for 2022!  Colorado Springs absolutely appreciated your support of our amazing local events! The pictures below are completely free for anyone who wants to download and share however you...

Pikes Peak Apex 2022 Photos – Stage 3

Pikes Peak Apex 2022 Photos – Stage 3

Huge thanks to all the riders who have turned out to race the Pikes Peak Apex for 2022!  Colorado Springs absolutely appreciated your support of our amazing local events! The pictures below are completely free for anyone who wants to download and share however you...

Pikes Peak Apex 2022 Photos – Stage 2

Pikes Peak Apex 2022 Photos – Stage 2

Huge thanks to all the riders who have turned out to race the Pikes Peak Apex for 2022!  Colorado Springs absolutely appreciated your support of our amazing local events! The pictures below are completely free for anyone who wants to download and share however you...

Pikes Peak Apex 2022 Photos – Stage 1

Pikes Peak Apex 2022 Photos – Stage 1

Huge thanks to all the riders who have turned out to race the Pikes Peak Apex for 2022!  Colorado Springs absolutely appreciated your support of our amazing local events! The pictures below are completely free for anyone who wants to download and share however you...

What is a radially compliant rim?

What is a radially compliant rim?

Tyler from Bikerumor recently asked me to record a podcast with him about what makes a bike wheel radially compliant and what are some of the advantages and disadvantages around that.  Naturally I was excited to be on his podcast and you can listen to that below but I...

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...

719 Ride Photos 2022

719 Ride Photos 2022

Here are some free to download photos from to Colorado Spring's 719 Ride.  Feel free to use them however you would like.  It's not required but if you share our photos we would love it if you tag @elevationwheelcompany and @719ride If you would like a copy of your...

Shop Ride Photos 7.13.22

Shop Ride Photos 7.13.22

Here are some free to download photos from our Wednesday shop rides.  Feel free to use them however you would like.  It's not required but if you share our photos we would love it if you tag @elevationwheelcompany @performanceunited and @srmpower If you are interested...

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...

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