And yes…Tom La Marche is my hand model and personal stuntman!
Recently one of my favorite photographers Chantal Anderson stopped in at Sugar Wheel Works and snapped a few photos of the space. Anna Maria also did a an interview with Jude Gerace the founder of Sugar Wheel Works, check it all out at Pretty Damned Fast!
We started Sugar (then Epic) in 2009. April 1, 2009 to be exact. We build wheels for Vanilla Bicycles, Breadwinner and Sweetpea but that’s only a small fraction of our business–we really enjoy working with every day riders, racers, and adventurers!
Are handbuilt wheels just for racing or touring?
Na. HB wheels are for all bikes and I can’t think of an application that wouldn’t benefit from a HB wheel. The reason being is that HB wheels let you pick more durable components which have a longer life and can be re used. Another benefit is that they are built with precision so that the life had on the wheels is noticeably more enjoyable.
Continue reading the interview at PDF!
Whether you’re an everyday bike commuter, a weekend trail warrior or the occasional CicLAvia participant, you need a good set of wheels. The friendly and knowledgeable staff at Golden Saddle Cyclery have you covered, and won’t get all snooty if you don’t know your stuff. Kyle Kelley and Thomas “Woody” Wood left Orange 20 Bikes to start their own shop with Ty Hathaway in 2011…