Shimano WH-M988 XTR Trail Wheelset
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|Miscellaneous||Finally, an XTR-level wheelset that combines Shimano's legendary hub design with thru-axle stiffness and a lightweight, wide-cross-section 21-millimeter-wide rim to open up your tires' contact patch and help devour rough terrain.With the bulk of this sub-1,650-gram wheelset's weight biased toward its long-lasting, high-performance cup-and-cone bearing hubs, the critical rotational mass at the perimeterin this case, a 400-gram scandium rimis free to spin quickly up to speed without sacrificing strength.More than just another flashy wheel design, XTR Trail marries the traditional aspect of a hand-built wheel laced with Swedish steel spokes to the cutting-edge technology of a dent-resistant scandium UST rim precision-welded with T-Nut anchors. It all adds up to uncompromising stiffness and durability for the long haul, backed by an exclusive three-year warranty.Throw in a dedicated 15-millimeter front axle and XTR Trail wheels deliver the confidence to throw your bike into a corner and power out of it with reckless abandon. Super lightweight scandium 21mm wide tubeless rim 8/9/10 speed compatible (Shimano or SRAM) Balanced spoke pattern for increased lateral stiffness Titanium freehub body w/ quick engagement Tubeless & tube tire compatible Center Lock rotor mounting system Double contact seals Disc brake only Approximate weight, front 759g, rear 889g|