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Spokes & Nipples

Before making your spoke purchase, you can confirm lengths using this Spoke Length Calculator, courtesy of our friends at DT Swiss.

Wheelbuilder has a variety of spokes available to suit the unique demands of your cycling discipline. For a description of each spoke type and their common applications, please visit our Spoke Information page.

Spokes & Nipples
 
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DT Swiss Pro Lock Standard Aluminum Nipple
DT Swiss Pro Lock Standard Aluminum Nipple

DT Swiss Pro Lock Standard 14 gauge 12mm aluminium nipples are ultra-light and offer optimal weight reduction for minimal cost. The patented DT Swiss Pro Lock system prevents loosening at the spoke-nipple connection.

Specs: Available in 12mm Black only. Weight 0.31g.


$0.45
DT Swiss Pro Lock Standard Brass Nipple
DT Swiss Pro Lock Standard Brass Nipple

DT Swiss Pro Lock Standard 14 gauge brass nipples are ideally suited for applications where maximum corrosion resistance is critical. The patented DT Swiss Pro Lock system prevents loosening at the spoke-nipple connection.

Specs: Available in 12mm, 14mm: Black and Silver. Weight 1g.


$0.26
DT Swiss Squorx Pro Head Nipple
DT Swiss Squorx Pro Head Nipple

DT Squorx Pro Head® nipples combine ease of use, lightweight and optimum performance in a single product. The DT Pro Head® shape combined with both a torx and a square tool interface makes wheel building a lot easier. The spherical contact surface aligns the nipple perfectly with the spoke.

Specs: Available in 15mm brass: black and silver. 15mm aluminium: black, silver, and red.


$0.45
Sapim Aluminum Polyax Nipples
Sapim Aluminum Polyax Nipples

Sapim's original Polyax nipples have a rounded profile, which allows up to 9 degrees of adjustment for better spoke seating. Improved seating angle increases spoke life and overall wheel durability.

Specs: Available in 14mm: Black, Silver, Gold, Red, Blue. Weight 0.31g.


$0.26
Sapim SILS Polyax Aluminum 14mm Nipples
Sapim SILS Polyax Aluminum 14mm Nipples

High profile or radially mounted wheels are prone to impacts which can cause momentary loss of spoke tension, allowing nipples to loosen. Sapim SILS Polyax Aluminum nipples (Sapim Integrated Locking System) have a special thread system which prevents loosening. A SILS nipple, which is self-locking, does not degrade over time, allowing wheels to be trued, re-tensioned, or re-dished with minimal hassle.

Specs: Available in 14mm Silver. Weight 0.38g.


$0.35
Wheelbuilder High Strength Aluminum Nipples
Wheelbuilder High Strength Aluminum Nipples

Wheelbuilder high strength aluminum nipples are made from 7000-series aircraft alloy, which is significantly harder than the alloy material used by other manufacturers. The Wheelbuilder.com nipple does not deform under high tension during the build process and the potential for nipple head failure in the field is dramatically reduced. Wheelbuilder's aluminum nipples have the industry's best anodization and are available in a spectrum of colors.

Specs: Available in black, silver, red, navy/blue, gold, turquoise, green, plum, burnt orange, pink and sour apple. Weight: 0.31g.


$0.45
DT Swiss Standard Aluminum Nipple
DT Swiss Standard Aluminum Nipple

Aluminum nipples are ultra-light and offer optimal weight reduction for minimal cost. DT Swiss' high-precision aluminum nipples are available in various colors and are 100% Swiss made.

Specs: Available in 12mmblack, silver, red, blue, gold, green, pink. 16mm: Silver (only). Weight 0.31g


$0.35
ENVE Internal Brass Nipple
ENVE Internal Brass Nipple

Wheelbuilder's engineers worked with ENVE to develop the brass internal nipple used in all of our custom ENVE builds as well as ENVE's factory builds. The profile fits perfectly to the internal contour of an ENVE rim and the brass material provides superior corrosion resistance and improved strength.

Specs: Available in 10mm. Weight 1g.


$0.55
Sapim Brass Hexagonal Nipple
Sapim Brass Hexagonal Nipple

Hexagonal head nipples allow for head side truing and can handle higher torque without damaging the four spans of the nipple.

Specs: Available in 14mm, silver. Weight 1.20g.


$0.18
Sapim Brass Polyax Nipples
Sapim Brass Polyax Nipples

Sapim's original Polyax nipples have a rounded profile, which allows up to 9 degrees of adjustment for better spoke seating. Improved seating angle increases spoke life and overall wheel durability.

Specs: Available in 12mm: Black and silver. 14mm: Black and silver. Weight 1g.


$0.18
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