Lark Light J-bend wheels

from £390 / pair

Lightweight, dependable wheelset for fast road riding with traditional rim brakes. Instock wheelset as listed available for speedy delivery. If you want any other options please use our Lark Light customisable page.

build time for this wheelset: 2 days
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Wheels ready to go for when you need them fast. Options below will be greyed-out (unavailable) when not in stock – anything available to buy should be in stock.

High performance lightweight road wheelset based around our lightest hubs including stainless bearings, laced to our 25mm wide (20mm internal), tubeless compatible road rim.

The Lark rim features a 20mm internal width to support tyres of any width from 25mm upwards and improve handling and air flow over the rim for faster riding. The rear wheel is built with a 2:1 lacing pattern with 16 spokes on the drive side and 8 on the non-drive-side for maximum strength and even spoke tensions.

We recommend the Lark Light J-bend wheelset for riders up to 85kg. If you are looking for stronger wheels for touring or commuting try our Lark strong wheels with higher spoke counts and no rider weight limits.

hubs : JRA light road hubs, j-bend, laser etched logos
rim : JRA Lark rims, 20 hole front 24 hole 2:1 rear. 20mm internal, 25mm external and 25mm depth. laser etched decals
spokes : Sapim Laser black spokes with D-Light on rear drive side
nipples : black aluminium nipples
weights: J-bend with Laser / D-Light spokes: front 570g/ rear 830g (pair 1400g).

freehub: Shimano, Campagnolo included in the price or Sram XD-R and Campagnolo N3W with surcharge.
graphics: laser-etched rim and hub

Additional information


Just Riding Along


hub features
braking options

rim brake

j-bend or straight-pull

J-Bend hub & spokes

pair or single wheels

pair of wheels

riding type


1490 g

why buy from us


All wheels have a 3 year warranty on build quality and components, with a longer 5 year warranty for hub shells.
See our warranty page for more details and the small print.


To ensure reliable, prompt delivery our wheels are shipped via UPS to almost all locations in the UK and worldwide.
see our delivery page for more details.


All of our wheels are fully repairable. We stock a complete range of spares and can service, rebuild or repair any wheel sold by us.
order servicing here.

about us

We’ve been building wheels since 2005 and selling online in 2006. We developed our wheel building process and refined the components we offer for more than 17 years to offer reliable a wheels.
read our story here.

our hubs

Just Riding Along wheelsets are built around premium quality hubs from Bitex in Taiwan. We have used these hubs on all of our own-brand wheelsets since 2014 with proven reliability and durability.


All wheels include a 5 year warranty on hub shells, and 3 year on all other parts.

Bearing wear is not included.


6 pawls in 2 groups engage the drive ring inside the hub shell. The groups are offset slightly to double the points of engagement (POE) for a fast response to pedal input. M-type hubs have 54 POE, R-type hubs have 48 POE.


  • Durable
  • changeable axles
  • repairable
  • lightweight
  • TPI bearings
  • anti-bite guard
  • laser etched decals

about your wheels

ready built wheels

This wheelset is built in our workshop in advance so you can receive it quicker. We normally despatch the wheels in 1-2 days and you should receive them the next day.

what’s included

  • Wheels are set-up with the axles and freehub you have selected.
  • All wheels have tubeless tape applied.
  • There are no additional parts provided.

build quality

During the building process all components are bedded in, stretched, and tensioned repeatedly so the wheels won’t go out of true. We inspect, check and finish every wheel with equal care.

handbuilt in the UK

We built the wheels in our York, UK workshop.

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