What were wheels like before black? Subtle? Flashy? Boring? Undesirable?
Remember the Campagnolo high-flange Sheriff hubs? They were loud, oversized, and created a stiff build for that era of wheels. They effectively shortened the spoke length of any build and made for a more direct energy transfer from drive train to rim. Here is a modern take on that build: The combination of super butted …
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Carbon wheel offerings by Indigenous Wheel Co.
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