Wheel build: a photo essay.

19 07 2014

With thanks to Sean for the advice on building with the new style nipples and the nipple tool. The old aluminium Pillar nipples were rotting with the ammonia from some sealants escaping through the porous gorilla tape, so Enve updated to a flat surfaced brass nipple.

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7 responses

19 07 2014
AdamM

So much tool envy!

19 07 2014
Biff

Nice t-shirt.

20 07 2014
Roger

What spoke prep are you using Jon? Oh and nice wheels!

20 07 2014
20 07 2014
Roger

Thanks, it was the camera angle wot confused me

3 08 2014
Chipps

I need to do this. My nipples are a crunchy mess of fur. And that’s just the rider…

18 09 2014
kanak

Hey Jon, These rims look mint. Would you build me up some wheels if I send a pair of road Smart 3.4’s and CK hubs? Kanak

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