The shuttle assist lift riding found just South of Yosemite is notorious for moon dust, and requires running lower PSI for traction, which can often result in severely dented or even cracked rims. Fed up with the constant cycle of replacing outers, Antonio reached out his future father-in-law, who was & is a Boeing Composite Engineer, to help him design and manufacture a set of rims he could rely on.
After experimenting with a variety of rim profiles, the pair selected two they thought were optimal, and had friend in Taiwan with a carbon facility create a pair of molds. A few months later, the two prototypes labeled the DH 1.0 and DH 2.0 hit American shores, and were immediately put to the test under an assortment of riders.
After over a year abuse, they settled on the DH 2.0 rim, which is what we’ve been taxed with abusing…..