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trail blazer

Regular price £1,300.00 GBP
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For all day shredding to enduro racing our "Trail Blazer" build is perfect as a do it all wheelset. Built to go as fast as possible downhill then be easy to pedal back to the top.

E*thirteen LG1 rims laced onto hope pro 4 hubs. The most dependable hubs meet some of the best carbon rims on the market.

Hub

Hope have built a amazing reputation for their mountain bike parts. This especially is true with their pro 4 hubs. Milled from solid aluminium they are light and super strong. Make in the UK, they are perfect for any terrain you will encounter.

With 8degrees of engagement technical climes have never felt so easy. small pedals movements provide instant responces. Easily replaceable bearings mean that you don’t have to worry about the worst conditions damaging you wheels.

Available in 6 different colours so that you can customise your bike. Available in QR and through axel with XD, micro or hg fitting

We use j bend hubs for this build as they give you better lateral stiffness and are better able to handle rational forces from the hub. 28 holes front and rear. This lets your front wheel absorb bigger hits and more confidence under braking. We also have found that this give the wheels greater lateral rigidity without compromising on the rotating weight.

Rim

E*thirteen are less know in the UK. But are a big name in the USA. Their rims are a perfect choice for this build. E*thirteens LG1 are the lighter weight rims that they make for enduro and trail. They have cut the mass down form their downhill rims but kept the durability and the compliance. This gives you the perfect balance in a rim for trails and racing. Wither you are up in the lake district tackling rock gardens or windhill riding in the mud, these rims are perfectly at home.

With a 30mm internal rim width. Perfect for wider tyres up to 2.7inches. Wider rims gives you more support for your tyre. This helps with traction in the wet or in the rough stuff. Tubeless ready of course and hookless to save a bit more mass.

Spokes

We use sapim d-light or cx-ray spokes for this build. D-light are a thicker spoke better able to handle the rigors of uk mountain biking. Cx-ray are more aero and will let you get the most out of the climes. Laced 2x on the front and rear

full specs

  • Hope pro 4 hubs one of 6 colours. 28 holes front and rear. J bend. In 100mm 12mm axels, 110mm or 15mm front spacing. Rear spacing of 142 or 148mm with 12mm axel. Comes with xd, hg or micro cassette fitting
  • E*thirteen LG1 rims. 30mm internal rim width. Tubeless ready. Hookless rim. In 27.5 or 29
  • Sapim d-light spokes in black

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

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