Rider weight guides

Rim brake wheels

Using our own Jra hubs and the JRA Lark rim or Pacenti Forza rim with hole counts and spoke patterns to suit every rider.

Rider weight recommendations, these are guidelines and riding style, conditions and luggage should be taken into account as well the life span of the wheels being longer on a higher hole count or heavier wheels using brass nipples. Please mix and match different hole counts to suit your riding.

rider weight of up to 80kg / 12.5 stone - 20 hole front / 24 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Lark Light wheelset
rider weight of up to 85kg / 13.5 stone - 20 hole front / 24 hole rear wheels,  Straight-Pull - eg. MAP SP lite wheelset
rider weight of up to 95kg / 15 stone - 24 hole front / 28 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Lark wheelset
rider weight of up to 105kg / 16.5 stone -32 hole front / 32 hole rear wheels

 

Disk-brake wheels

Using our own Jra hubs and the JRA Map rim, Pacenti Forza disk rim or WTB KOM rims with hole counts and spoke patterns to suit every rider.

Rider weight recommendations, these are guidelines and riding style, conditions and luggage should be taken into account as well the life span of the wheels being longer on a higher hole count or heavier wheels using brass nipples. Please mix and match different hole counts to suit your riding.

rider weight of up to 80kg / 12.5 stone - 24 hole front / 24 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. MAP wheelsets
rider weight of up to 85kg / 13.5 stone - 24 hole front / 24 hole rear wheels,  Straight-Pull & Centre-Lock - eg. Jawbone SP lite - Centre-Lock lite
rider weight of up to 100kg / 16.5 stone - 28 hole front / 28 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. MAP 28h
rider weight of up to 110kg / 17.5 stone - 32 hole front / 32 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. MAP 32h wheelset
rider weight of up to 115kg / 18 stone - 32 hole front / 32 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Gecko wheelset