Beech or bamboo wood
Laminated wood, Ghisallo patented technology
Frequently Asked Questions
Other possible dimensions
We can manufacture rims with narrower or larger diameter upon customer request (16”,20”,36”, etcetera)
Estimated cost and technical feasibility only upon request.
Are they available not painted ?
All our rims can be ordered also unpainted by email or phone order.
Nipples and Washers
Rim or rims set box always includes all nipples and washers for wheel lacing .
Nipples and washers total number is always higher than purchased rims total spokes holes number.
Wooden rims lacing doesn’t require particular skills.
For tubular model it is suggested to apply a spoke tension lower than equivalent aluminium rim.
It is recommended to apply spoke tension and verify 12 hours after, at the end of the procedure your rims will be ready for several hundreds kilometers.
Water - Wet Resistance
Product is resistant, waterproof, to water and common atmospheric agents exposure
It is suggested to clean rims coing back from your ride, more informations are available at following page:
It is recommended our repainting kit usage, kit is available at Ghisallo online shop.
For cyclist weighing around or more than 100 kg. we suggest to mount front wheel with 32 or 36 holes spokes scheme and rear wheel with spoke sscheme of 36 or 40 holes.
Around 90 kg and beyond 100 kg it is not advisable to use rims wide less than 27 mm.
Pneumatic/clincher rims without carbon fiber ring, Ultimate, are not suggested for around 100 kg weight zone, it is suggested to apply Ultimate carbon fiber ring.
Also if it is not a standard rule we can try to meet customer’s needs modifying, only if possible, chosen colour.
Colours not belonging to coors choice available in our catalogue have to be considered custom products with estimated cost offer only upon request.
Custom Holes Scheme
Only upon request we can make a technical check of requested holes scheme and supply a verdict about possible application and manufacture.
This is not between our catalogue standard services and requires an estimated cost offer apart.
Which glue for tubulars
Vittoria glue is suggested for our tubular rims, also modern glueing tapes like “Carogna” manufactured by Mariposa have risen to the occasion to be suitable to Ghisallo rims.
Shipping lead time from order date
For products already stocked in our inventory maximum lead time is of 7 working days, otherwise from 7 to 21 working days are requested depending on manufacturing operation complexity.