wheel build labor
USA orders totaling $100 or more receive free shipping.
This applies to standard shipping in the contiguous 48 states and military APO/FPO addresses only. Oversized items are excluded from the free shipping offer.
All other shipping charges are shown in the cart before checkout. Free shipping does not apply to orders shipping outside the USA.
For complete information, please see our Shipping page.
Returns for eligible products are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date. Some exclusions apply.
For complete information, please see our Returns page.
⚠️ Effective 1/16: Custom wheel build orders will be delayed by 2-3 weeks from date of purchase because our spoke cutting machine has been sent to Phil Wood for service.
Building wheels is one of our specialties and we pride ourselves on providing thousands of hand built wheels to customers all over the world.
Whether you need a single wheel or complete wheelset, add the appropriate labor charge from this menu to your cart along with the rims, hubs, spokes & spoke nipples of your choice so we can start building your new wheels.
Spoke threads are lubricated using a light soy-based oil during the lacing process. If you wish to add our proprietary spoke prep to your wheel build to ensure maximum durability, please click here: Lube & Lock spoke prep.
The charges shown on this page are for LABOR ONLY and do not include rims, hubs, spokes, spoke nipples or rim tape.
When adding spokes to your order, please add the correct quantity and choose 'custom wheel build - we calculate length' from the bottom of the menu on the spoke's product page. Do not just pick a random length. We will determine the correct length based on the rims, hubs and lacing chosen.
If you want to provide your own rims or hubs for a wheel build, an additional charge of $20 per component will be invoiced prior to shipping. Please keep in mind that we only build track wheels.
Custom built wheels are not returnable under any circumstance.
• all wheels are trued to within .5mm tolerance for both lateral and radial movement, have less than a 5% tension variance between spokes and are dished correctly prior to shipping
• lead time for custom wheels is 7-10 days before being shipped
If you'd like a front/rear lacing combination not shown on the menu (maybe a fancy 3X drive side/radial non-drive side on a single-side fixed hub?), please contact us before ordering.
Don't ask us for twisted spokes, snowflake patterns, etc. because that stuff is dumb.