Project 1.1: DT Swiss 350 x Stan’s Crest wheelset

Check out all of our Project 1.1 posts here! Besides a frame that was just too small, the real driver for this fall’s single speed build project was the theft from my workshop of my single speed wheels.  Having the chance to start from scratch, I decided to try DT Swiss’ 350 hubset with Stan’s […]

Project 1.1: Vredestein’s Spotted Cat and Black Panther Xtreme 29er tires

Check out all of our Project 1.1 posts here! At both Eurobike and Interbike this fall, Vredestein’s new line of 29er tires caught both Tyer’s and my eyes.  Available in tubed, tubeless ready, and tubeless casings, the Dutch tires are now being distributed in the US by Move Sport– and we’ve just had a few […]

Project 1.1: Homebrewed Components 2-Piece Cog

Check out all of our Project 1.1 posts here! What better way to kick off a single speed build than with a single speed cog?  That’s right, it’s getting cooler and with shorter days and the snowline creeping downhill, it’s single speed season!  For this year, I’m retiring my too-small On-One Scandal 29er in favor […]