Velocity USA has been building wheels for 30 years. Starting out in Brisbane, Australia in 1989, the company quickly built a reputation for products with exceptional strength, reliability and durability. These qualities were valued by a growing base of customers in the U.S., and after many generations of high end, fully customizable wheelsets, Velocity opened a production facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 2011, eventually shutting down production in Australia and moving all operations to Grand Rapids in 2016.
Velocity builds wheels for all cycling applications, including road, mountain, cyclocross/gravel, track, tandems, touring, fat/plus and recumbents.
Pervading the Velocity line up is an ethic of strength and reliability over glitzy but esoteric technology for technology’s sake. Case in point is the Blunt line of mountain wheelsets, with completely compatible technology with all three major component manufacturers and the ability to convert from quick release to thru-axle mounting.
The Blunt SS features shorter and thicker sidewalls for incredible durability when paired with low pressure, tubeless tires, and an I-beam bead hook maximizes internal width for optimum tire performance.
The advanced spoke bed design allows for high tension (strong!) wheels, while keeping overall rim weight low.
An example of Velocity’s commitment to real-world applications is the
Clydesdale line of wheelsets for those of us of a certain weight. Two disc brake and one rim brake model of wheels are offered in spoke counts of 32, 36 and 40 for riders at various ranges between 200-300 lbs. No other wheel manufacturer focuses so specifically on providing reliable and strong wheels for this market segment.
All Velocity wheels are built and tensioned by hand, and they stand behind their products with excellent customer support.
Visit Velocity online at www.velocityusa.com.