Owners’ Lounge

Welcome to the Wheelworks family! We've put together some key resources to help you get the most from your Wheelworks wheels. If there's anything you can't find or you'd just like to chat, please feel free to contact us directly!

Riding Tips

Notes about tubeless tape

We install tubeless tape on all our Wheelworks wheels so they are ready to be set up with tubeless tyres when you receive them. You can read our tips about tubeless setup here.The tubeless tape forms an essential component in the tubeless system, so we have gone to great lengths to choose a tape which…

Andrew's bikepacking gear top tips

Since writing about his TA experience, Andrew’s fielded a lot of questions about gear choices. Here’s his insight into themes that informed his choices

Gav's Tips for Whaka100

Originally published August 2021 I’ve competed in the Whaka’s 100km mountain bike race so many times I’ve lost count! Could be 8 or 10? Definitely one of the few in NZ that can say he is one of the originals still looking at lining up again come October. No matter what distance you are eyeing…

Andrew's Tour Aotearoa

Tour Aotearoa is as much a mental and emotional journey as it is a physical challenge. Andrew’s write up shares the highs and lows of his experiences on the TA.

The Best Wet Weather Jackets Ever?

When Castelli released the Idro 3 and Idro Pro 3 in 2021, Shakedry’s #1 fan, Tristan, put them to the test against the Idro 2 and Idro Pro 2.