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2017 NAHBS

Hed at NAHBS 2017! HED Cycling will be in Salt Lake City this Spring for our 9th appearance at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show. We’re super excited, and are attending as both an exhibitor and sponsor. As a true fabricator and manufacturer, we understand what it takes to create a product by hand from [...]

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Dear Rad Fatbiker – it’s not you, it’s me.

Fat bike riders love our Big Deal family of rims, and so do we.  We receive a lot of compliments on them, which we truly appreciate.  As their popularity has grown, we've also received a few criticisms and questions.  Here in our fancy new blog, we'd like to give a little backstory to help answer [...]

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Hed Article Published in Forbes!

We are very proud to announce that Forbes has published an extensive article about Hed Cycling.  In a long interview with our owner and co-founder, Anne Hed, they discussed the beginnings of our company, what we’ve accomplished, and how we continue to fulfill the legacy of Steve Hed after his passing in 2014.  We couldn't be more excited, and [...]

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Tom Zirbel Rides Volo to New US Hour Record

Hed is incredibly proud of our sponsored athlete, Tom Zirbel, who rode to a new US Hour Record in September of 2016. Formerly with the Rally Cycling Team, Zirbel is a long-time user of Hed products. His successful attempt was made in Aguascalientes, Mexico, while most of his training was done in Boulder, CO. Zirbel intentionally chose the Mexico course [...]

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Hed wins 2016 FedEx Small Business Grant

Everyone at Hed is very pleased to announce that we were one of the ten finalists for the 2016 FedEx Small Business Grant, winning a $7,500 prize.  This award was open to U.S.-based small businesses that have less than 50 employees and have been operating for at least six months. About 1,400 companies applied, all [...]

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Hed Talks

Does your bike sometimes feel like a mystery machine, full of complicated parts or high-tech equipment? Do you want to learn more about details such as tire pressure, rim width, and how to properly install tires on our groundbreaking wide rims? If so, we've got the fix for you - the new Hed [...]

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11-Speed Conversion

A common question we receive is – "Can I convert my older hub to 11-speed Shimano, SRAM, or Campagnolo compatibility?"  The short answer is – it depends. All current Hed wheels (from ~Oct 2013 and forward) are sold from the factory with compatibility for Shimano/SRAM 9, 10, and 11-speed, or Campagnolo's unique 9, 10, and 11-speed freehub. Our [...]

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