Established in 2012, derby rims began because Ray, also known as "derby", bought some carbon fiber rims for his trail bike. But he he was very disappointed in the loss in stability and cornering traction compared to the 35mm wide aluminum rims he had been riding. derby liked the much lighter carbon rims for climbing and improved ground tracking from less un-sprung wheel weight . So derby began to design WIDE rims to be made in carbon fiber. And a business was born.
Derby helped usher in the wide rim revolution by optimizing their rims for tires 2.3" and wider. If you are a fan of wide MTB... View full product details