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Our take on crash replacement

Dave Kirkpatrick Behind the Curtain business products

On the surface, our crash replacement policy may not be as strong as some. In practice, we think it's better than any other we've seen.

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Our year of living dangerously

Dave Kirkpatrick

Dave likes bikes and it's been a year since we've been out of the carbon business. Want the shading? Read on.

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Wheel prices explained

Dave Kirkpatrick

It's probably worth us telling you a bit about how we come up with the prices we charge for wheels, so here you go.

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Lead times explained

Dave Kirkpatrick

For the most part, people understand that it takes a bit of time for a set of wheels to go from "order placed" to "order shipped," but sometimes it takes a bit of explanation. Here's that explanation. 

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That gravel build we told you about

Dave Kirkpatrick 650b gravel industry nine so hot right now

While we kinda still hate the "gravel" moniker, the riding sure is fun, and though neither of us has a gender fluid "sometimes 700c sometimes 650b" bike, we know a lot of people do. And we've been getting asked more and more for wheels for the 650b half of that bill. And the first rim out of our keyboards or mouths, whichever it may be, is the Kinlin 650b.  At 23mm wide (internal), it's the perfect width for gravel tires. It's tubeless ready with a patented* bead lip burp preventer, is absolutely rock steady stable, and for as wide a...

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