Technical Support

This resource page is here for all of your technical needs.  Whether you’re a wheelbuilder, mechanic or just looking for maintenance tips, it can all be found here.  If you’re looking for something and you can’t find it,  then please contact us at  Our customer service team is here to help you out!

  Tubeless Setup

Taping your Rims

​The video shows how to tape your rims. Ensuring the rim surface is clean and free of oil and dirt is essential to creating an effective tubeless seal. Not doing this properly will result in leaks.

Cushcore Install

Thinking of using Cushcore? In this video, we share some tips on how to install it

Sealant and Tires

All of our rims are designed to have tires mounted without needing a compressor. The key to this is using a tubeless ready tire, sealant and ensuring the tire beads are in the center of the rim channel during inflation.  Check out the video below to learn how to mount your tires.

Valve Leak

This video explains possible issues that your tubeless setup could have if you see sealant leaking from the valve area


Spoke Tension

All NOBL rims must be build to the specified tension range. Building outside of this range voids warranty and leads to premature failure.

The optimal range for spoke tension is 120-130kgf.  At no point should the spoke tension exceed 135 kgf.

Our detailed wheelbuild guide can be found HERE.

Wheel Building Components

All NOBL rims  MUST be built using a tensiometer.  This is essential for building the wheel correctly. 

Butted spokes must be used. Used of straight gauge spokes voids warranty. We recommend using Sapim spokes for all NOBL builds.

Alloy or brass nipples can be used. Our preference is Sapim Secure Lock Alloy nipples. They have proven to be durable, corrosion resistant and light. 

Hydra Hub Overview

Thinking of building with the Hydra hubs and want a bit more insight? You need to watch this video!

2019+ Rim ERD's


Diameter Name Bed to Bed
29″ TR41 585
27.5″ TR41 547
29″ TR37 595
27.5″ TR37 556
29″ TR32 595.5
29″ TR38 588
27.5″ TR38 550
29″ TR36 589
27.5″ TR36 552
29″ TR33 590
27.5″ TR33 552
27.5″ TR45 572
29″ TR28 58




2015-2017 ERD's


Rim Model  ERD
29″ TR28 592
27.5″ TR33 556
29″ TR33 595
 29″ TR36 590
27.5″ TR38 545
27.5″ TR45 572



Which hub to choose?

Need some help figuring out which hubs to go with? In this video we walk you through the considerations

Spoke Length Calculator

Trying to figure out what spoke lengths you need?

Check out our guide HERE


Different spokes we build with

Wondering what spokes to build with? Here is a video showing the best spokes we’ve worked with and what we use on all our builds

Where are our wheels assembled?

  Wheel Maintenance

What maintenance should I do?

Your NOBL wheelset is built to provide you with years of dependable service.  However, it is important to regularly inspect your wheel set to ensure it is in good condition and performing optimally.

We’ve created a guide for inspecting your wheels HERE



NOBL/Onyx Steel Inserts

In this video we show you how to repair the protection clips on the aluminum freehub on a NOBL or Onyx Classic Shimano HG freehub.



Industry Nine Torch Freehub Service

​In this video, we show you how to service your i9 Torch freehub



Hub Maintenance

Keeping your hubs spinning freely, is essential to the performance of your wheelset. All of our hub partners have specific maintenance requirements for their hubs. Check out the links below for their respective support pages.

Chris King

Industry Nine Hydra

Industry Nine Torch

Hope Pro 4

DT Swiss 


NOBL Hub Torque Caps

In this video, we show you step by step how to install torque caps on a front NOBL hub

How to Install Crown Graphic

In this video, we show you step by step how to install the NOBL crown graphics on your rims

Decal Application

Customizing your NOBL wheelset is a great way to make it pop and stand out. All of our decals are made of durable 7 year vinyl that is designed to withstand the elements while still being removable. 

Check out the video HERE to see how to install your decal kit on your rims.

Hope Freehub Swap

In this video, we walk you through how to swap freehubs on a Hope Pro 4 hub

Oil or Grease Industry Nine Hydra

In this video, we compare the differences between using oil or grease in your i9 Hydra freehub

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