Monthly Archives - August 2018

Boyd’s In The Wild Ch: 2

Saffron Frameworks built up a great looking gravel bike that just won Bespoked 2018 ‘Best in Show’, as well as ‘Outstanding Finish’ category. Wheels pictured are 44mm carbon clincher Boyd wheels. That particular rim profile (at least for disc brakes) is now replaced by our 36mm Road disc wheelset, but this custom build is just too pretty not to share on the blog. Here are a few pictures, but do head on over to their site to read about [...]

Riding the Farm to Fork Gran Fondo

The one ride where you stop at every rest area.Nicole and myself had the pleasure of riding in the Maine edition of the Farm to Fork Gran Fondo this past weekend. Farm to Fork Fondo, organized by our good friend Tyler Wren of Wrenegade Sports (www.wrenegadesports.com), is a series of Gran Fondos along the East Coast. Each ride works in conjunction with local farms, and in every rest area we were greeted by delicious treats grown and made right [...]

Cross is Here – Pinnacle CX Pre-Sale is Live

Ok, we know you all have been patiently waiting for the release date on our newest tubular cross wheel and we’re happy to announce that the pre-sale is live! We’re including Donnelly PDX 700×33 tubular tires for free during the pre-sale (at a $240 value), but you must glue them on your own (glue not included). We will not glue them for you, but here is a nice video showing you some tips and tricks. This pre-sale offer ends [...]

Boyd’s In The Wild Ch: 1

We get it. You want your bike to stand out from the pack. Hand-built wheels not only ride great, but they need looks to match. That’s why we offer several logo colors to choose from. All of our wheels have the BOYD logo under the clearcoat. If grey Boyd logos aren’t your thing, we offer everything from Black Velvet (gloss black) to Hulk Green (super bright green). Decals are included with the purchase of every new wheelset *at the [...]

How to clean & service your hubs

With all the rain lately, we thought it would be good to show you how to clean, service and lubricate your Quest disc or 85 Road rim brake hub. Here is our step-by-step guide on how to keep your hubs nice and clean. Ideally, this service should occur twice a year, or more often if you’re riding through lots of rain and/or muddy conditions. You’ll needat least one dirty wheel (the fun part) pair of rubber gloves One or two microfiber towels Rubbing [...]