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650b/27.5in
06.17.2013 - http://www.defconcycles.com.au/650b27-5in/ 650b/27.5in 650b or the now in fashion 27.5in is the new wheel si...

Gravel Bike - SL23 Review
04.15.2013 - First Impressions: Pacenti SL23 Rims Posted on April 15, 2013 Manufacturers of wider (clincher) rims claim many benefits–improved aerodynamics...

Pacenti DL31 Rim And Hadley Hub Wheelset
01.17.2013 - Introduction by Francis Cebedo We did a review on Pacenti TL28 wheel built up with a Chris King hubset HERE. Here is follow-on review to a rim that is wider since these da...

PACENTI TL28 29ER RIMS
09.15.2012 - PACENTI TL28 29ER RIMS ON HOPE PRO 2 EVO HUBS £426 Weight: Front 840g Rear 970g. No Quick Releases. A lot of people will relate Kirk Pacenti's name with his enthusiasm for...

Review: Pacenti TL28 26er Mountain Bike Rim
09.10.2012 - Trail-Ready, Weight Conscious HoopsSize Tested: 26-inch MSRP: $85 per rim www.BikeLugs.comIn a time when most wheelsets come complete from the factory, these ...

Catching Up With: Kirk Pacenti
03.26.2012 - Catching Up With: Kirk Pacenti Submitted by Josh Patterson By Josh Patterson,...

Review: Pacenti TL28 26er Mountain Bike Rim
03.06.2012 - March 6, 2012 By 198The Pacenti TL28 26er mountain bike rims have been built up, mounted and thrashed around north Georgia. It is time to weigh in and let you guys know ...

Little big wheel: Is 650b ready?
02.06.2012 - Little big wheel: Is 650b ready? ...

Prepare for the 650b Wheel-Size Revolution
01.26.2012 - http://bicycling.com/blogs/thestraightdirt/2012/01/26/prepare-for-the-650b-wheel-size-revolution/Prepare for the 650b Wheel-Size Revolution 2012: Year of the D...

Outspoken Cyclist Interview with Kirk Pacenti
08.20.2011 - http://www.wjcu.org/2011/08/20/the-outspoken-cyclist-08202011 If you download it, you’ll want to pick it up from minute 4:30 through minute 28; but the interview that fol...

Pacenti Pushing for Cassette Body Standard
07.04.2011 - CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—Kirk Pacenti is aiming for a new industry-wide standard when it comes to cassette bodies for 10/11 speed systems. Pacenti wants to work together...

Investment Group Buys Pacenti Cycle Design
04.06.2011 - CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—Kirk Pacenti of Pacenti Cycle Design sold his 12-year old company to the investment group, Top Five, also from Chattanooga, Tennessee. The ...

Getting Behind 650b
01.21.2010 - Getting behind 650B Q. As you noted recently, 29ers roll over chatter and trail obstacles better than 26ers but the wheels are heavy. A well-executed ful...

A New Rim From Velocity and PCD!
08.19.2009 - Velocity is proud to announce the newest rim to join our line. The Pacenti 35 or P35 will be available in late September of 2009, just in time for the Interbike show in Las...

27.5 inch – the perfect blend?
10.13.2008 - INTRO The emergence of the 27.5 inch, or 650B, wheel size is meeting a mixed response in the mountain bike industry. To some it is an exciting evolution that will improve...

Neo-Moto MTBR's Tire of the Year!
09.22.2008 - Pacenti Cycle Design is proud to announce that the incomprable Pacenti Neo-Moto MTB tire recently recived MTBR's coveted "Best of 2008" award. What makes this award so special...

MTBR Neo-Moto Video Review
09.20.2008 - http://tinyurl.com/4rrq5o

Reinventing the Wheel?
09.15.2008 - Why is 26 inch ‘the’ best wheel size for all mountain bikers? Kirk Pacenti questions the time-honoured standard for MTB wheel sizes. Kirk Pacenti is a well-known ide...

650b Wheels - Bikerumor’s Kirk Pacenti Interv
09.12.2008 - http://tinyurl.com/4elgfr

Pacenti Cycle Design - Tire Distribution
08.08.2008 - Dear Framebuilders and Bicycle Retailers, Thank you for your interest in Pacenti Cycle Design 650B tires. Because we are a very small operation and not able to stock la...

Quasi-Moto Wins At US Nationals!
07.21.2008 - The Pacenti Quasi-Moto 650B x 2.0” tires just scored their first MTB National Title this weekend at Mt. Snow. These yet to be released tires have come out swinging! The goo...

BikeLugs.com E-Commerce Goes Live!
05.05.2008 - Welcome to the newly redesigned BikeLugs.com website. The goal of the new site is to make all BikeLugs.com products available to you, the framebuilder, in the most conveni...

Wheel Meat Again
04.24.2008 - Wheel Meat Again http://www.bikeradar.com/blogs/article/wheel-meat-again-15966 Steve Worland Thursday, Apr 24, 2008 11.00am The meaty matter of wheel size seems t...

Another 650B update
04.14.2008 - Another 650B update Posted: April 4th, 2008 by Eric http://www.dirtragmag.com/blogarific/another-650b-update/ The news on 650B continues to roll in. New tires, r...

Pacenti introduces Quasi-Moto 650B tire
03.05.2008 - http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/pacenti-introduces-quasi-moto-650b-knobby-tyre-14830 Pacenti introduces Quasi-Moto 650B knobby tyre By Gary Boulanger, US edito...

650B Takes Hold
02.19.2008 - 650B takes holdhttp://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/handmade-bike-show-road-steel-and-650b-wheels-14612 By James Huang in Portland, OR Previous shows have been awash with 2...

NAHBS 2008 - MTBR
01.09.2008 - nahbs.mtbr.com/2008/01/09/pacenti/ Kirk Pacenti is an influential guy. On our first day a the show, we saw a lot of 650B wheeled bikes. This new wheel size has gained a lot ...

Interbike TV: Part 3 - Pacenti Interview
10.16.2007 - http://www.dirtragmag.com/print/article.php?ID=951

Pacenti Rolls Out 650B MTB
10.03.2007 - Pacenti Rolls Out 650B MTB http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/pacenti-rolls-out-650b-mtb-8097 Is history repeating itself? Kirk Pacenti relishes the s...

Dirt Rag #131 - Pacenti 650B
10.01.2007 - http://www.dirtragmag.com/print/article.php?ID=935 Tester: Andy Bruno Age: 39 Height: 6'0" Weight: 180lbs. Inseam: 33" Vital Stats Country of Origin: USA...

Pacenti introducing 650B MTB tires
07.27.2007 - http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/pacenti-introducing-650b-mtb-tires-11794Pacenti introducing 650B MTB tires By Gary Boulanger Mountain bike wheel and tire stan...

Pacenti Leading the 650B Wheel Revolution
07.25.2007 - http://www.bicyclenewswire.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.showrelease&cid=132&id=547 Bike designer Kirk Pacenti is into big wheels. He was riding 700C and 700D whee...

Pacenti Sells Bike Parts to Artisans
06.02.2007 - Pacenti Sells Bike Parts to Artisans By Emily Bregel, Staff Writer - Chattanooga Times Free Press Bicycle designer and lifelong cyclist Kirk Pacenti ...

Pacenti Road review
05.09.2007 - http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/pacenti-road-review-11787By Gary Boulanger Custom road bikes mean different things to different people. For some, irregular bo...

NAHBS 2007 - Cycling News
05.02.2007 - Part 4 - Handbuilt For The Dirthttp://www.cyclingnews.com/tech/2007/shows/nahmbs07/?id=results/nahmbs074By James Huang in San Jose, CA The NAHBS surely isn't just about b...

Merlin News, 2003 Issue 1
01.01.2003 - Kirk Pacenti — Custom Bicycle Designer Merlin News, 2003 Issue 1 If Merlin told you that our custom frame designer began studying bicycle frames at twelve years o...

Rivendell Interview
03.02.2002 - Question for Kirk By Grant Petersen / Rivendell Reader 1. You're the custom frame designer at Litespeed. I imagine you did this on your own time,...
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