Rider weight guides

Rim brake wheels

Using our own Jra hubs and the JRA Lark rim or Pacenti SL23 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, Jawbone lite
rider weight of up to 85kg / 13.5 stone - 20 hole front / 24 hole rear wheels,  Straight-Pull - eg. Jawbone SP lite
rider weight of up to 90kg / 14 stone -24 hole front / 28 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Jawbone build 1, 2 or 3
rider weight of up to 95kg / 15 stone - 28 hole front / 28 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Jawbone build 1
rider weight of up to 100kg / 16 stone - 28 hole front / 32 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Jawbone build 1
rider weight of up to 105kg / 16.5 stone -32 hole front / 32 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Jawbone build 1, Chris Cross 

 

Disk-brake wheels

Using our own Jra hubs and the JRA Map rim, Pacenti SL25 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. Jawbone disk lite 6-bolt
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 95kg / 15 stone - 28 hole front / 28 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Jawbone 6-bolt Disk 28h
rider weight of up to 100kg / 16.5 stone - 28 hole front / 28 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Jawbone Centre-Lock Disk 28h
rider weight of up to 110kg / 17.5 stone - 32 hole front / 32 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Jawbone 6-Bolt Disk 32h
rider weight of up to 115kg / 18 stone - 32 hole front / 32 hole rear wheels, J-Bend - eg. Jawbone Centre-Lock Disk 32h