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Game On

Regular price £260.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £260.00 GBP
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After your 1st upgrade to your mountain bike? Are you after wider rims that are ready to send it? Hubs spin like silk but don’t cost the earth? Our “Game On” build is perfect for trail riding. Specifically aimed at hardtail riders or entry full suspension bikes. With a wide rim, these are perfect for wide tyres so you can absorb impacts better

Rolling on Shimano Deore XT hubs with Ryde Rival 30 Rims these mountain bike wheels are our answer to rock gardens in comfort on a budget.


Everyone has heard of Shimano. Their Deore parts are legendary and for good reason. They are very dependable. You can jump on them or go through a swamp, and they don’t care. With some of the heaviest duty seals that Shimano does. Your bearings will remain smooth no matter the weather.

We have taken it a step beyond the standard Deore to the Deore XT as this saves a significant amount of weight. This lets you make changes to your speed faster and improves responsiveness. Also, the quality of the bearings improve so they also spin for longer letting you carry more momentum

We have gone with 32 spokes front and rear in this build. With the wider tyres that these wheels can take prevents the front wheel from feeling squeamish when you push into a corner. Also, 32 spokes on the rear means you can plough through the chatter without worrying about spokes braking

With both boost and standard fittings. 15mm front axels only. If you need a quick release option or 12mm front, please contact us.


Ryde’s Rival rims are unrivalled at this price. Super wide at 30mm internal they are optimised for tyres up to 2.8. They are perfect for riders who are looking to run plus or 2.5 tyres with more stability. They are not the lightest rims on the market, but they roll over roots and rocks supper well. Perfect for people wanting to blitz those rock gardens.

Tubeless-ready so you can run low tyre pressures as well. Comes in either 29 or 27.5.


We use Sapim D-light. D-light is thicker spoke, better able to handle the rigours of UK mountain biking. Laced 2x on the front and 3x on the rear.

full specs

1: Shimano Deore XT m8000 hubs. 32 holes front and rear. Your choice of standard or boost axels. 15mm front through axel and 12mm rear. 11speed HG cassette body. Centre lock dics

2: Ryde Rival 30 rims. Tubeless-ready. 30mm internal rim width and 35mm external. in either 29 or 27.5

3: Sapim D-light spokes in black

We hand build and tension every wheel to order.  All wheels have free shipping and are covered by our guarantee plus manufacturer’s warranty, so you have absolute peace of mind.

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