The Blog — disc brakes

Disc brake rotors

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What's up with the huge range of price points and styles of disc brake rotors on the market? Our HOT TAKE is here.

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Knight 29 Race Carbon rims: What's to love?

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We thought it would be nice to get a bit granular on why we've specifically selected some of the carbon rims we're building with now, so here is what we like about the Knight 29 Race rim and what uses to which it's best suited.

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Mountain bike wheel builds

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Mountain bike wheel builds

Mountain bike builds are in the store (with more on the way), and Dave makes a video and makes his mom proud by actually using his English degree (sort of).

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New road, gravel, and mountain builds

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Our builds have more options than a Goldman Sachs trader, but we're adding more. Boyd Cycling Altamont and Altamont Lite rims for both rim and disc brake join the lineup, and Dave teases a special gravel build and standardized mountain bike builds.

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Disc brakes - center lock versus 6 bolt

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Many people are confused by the difference between 6 bolt and center lock rotors, and whether their bikes limit them to one or the other. Here, we attempt to demystify what is actually a very straightforward question.

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