You can contact me at 01843 597200 or 0780 7727 909 my e-mail address: harry.rowland@yahoo.co.uk or 62 Highfield Road, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6QT

Popular Wheels (Shimano or Campag)

  • Road (Mavic Open Pro, DT Swiss, various to order)
  • Touring Wheels (Mavic 719, various to order)
  • Mountain Bike Tubeless (Mavic 819)




DT Swiss





  • Ambrosio Zenith Hubs

I have been using these hubs since 2001 and they are always the hub I would recommend. They are now available in 28, 32 & 36 hole and in both Shimano & Campag and are not expensive. Do not, however, be put off by the low price as the hub is of very good quality.

Material - Made in ergal 7075 T6 hot forged CNC worked,rolling on 4 shielded bearings.   Please ring to discuss your exact Hub requirements.

Campagnolo Record

Miche Hubs

Royce Hubs

Home grown hub manufacturer on our very shores, hub has been beavering around in the background for a number of years producing high quality hubs for the discerning cyclist.
Top of the range bearings casings, milling and finish.
Not the cheapest but among those in the know the best.


Sapim or Alpina F1I always use  spokes on all wheels, no compromise on quality.  Ring me to discuss your requirements e.g. Single-, Dubbel- or Straight Guage spokes. or I always use

Double Butted Spokes: 
Can be easily identified by a change in spoke diameter near the head of the spoke and near the threaded portion of the spoke. Double butted spokes are lighter than straight gauge and offer better ride qualities due to a more flexible center section. These are generally very strong, however spokes with 1.5mm center sections are not recommended for mountain applications.

Single Butted Spokes
These spokes can be identified by a single change in rolex replica diameter between the neck and the body of the spoke. The neck is slightly thicker than the body to improve durability for disc brake and other heavy-duty applications. Single butted spokes are slightly heavier than double butted, but are also slightly less expensive. Single and double butted spokes are used for similar applications. Single butted spokes with 2.3mm neck diameters are also useful for wheels to be rebuilt with used hubs that have worn mounting holes in the flanges.

Straight Gauge Spokes
These are the simplest spokes for in swiss replica watches any type of general purpose or heavy-duty application. They have a constant diameter throughout their length, which makes them slightly heavier than double butted spokes. Straight gauge spokes offer a stiffer ride than single or double butted spokes because of replica watches uk their thicker cross section.

Example configurations (Shimano or Campag)

Type    Run Model    Hubs    Spokes    Approx. weight
Road    Excellight    Nova Tec/Ambrosio    28    1666
Road    Excellence    Nova Tec/Ambrosio    32    1790
Road    Excellence    Nova Tec/Ambrosio    32    1793
Touring    Mavic 719    Ambrosio    36
Mountain    Mavic 819    Shimano XT    32