Since the legendary carbon shelled Atom Bomb Hubs in the 1990’s through to our hugely successful Generator wheelsets, Nukeproof has always been synonymous with creating wheelsets and hubs.

Last year we launched our awesome premium tier of components: Nukeproof Horizon. This range encompasses a host of upgrade components for gravity-focused riders. Already this line has won rave reviews and features “test winners” like our Horizon Flat and CS/ Cl pedals. As with all Nukeproof products they’re tested at the highest level, Sam Hill’s Enduro World Series winning Mega 275c featured many Horizon components (not just his legendary Signature flat pedals). 

The latest addition to the range is are our brand new Nukeproof Horizon wheelsets (as shown below on our Mega 275c Factory). 

Designed and developed on Ireland’s harshest trails with our riders and engineers these are a perfect upgrade for any serious mountain biker. They're trail, DH and enduro ready, with all-new super durable and beautifully finished CNC 7075 aluminium Hubs with 84 points of engagement (a contact point every 4.2deg) that roll on improved EZO Japanese sealed cartridge bearings to make sure all your power is seamlessly laid down to the rear wheel.

Each wheel is laced with 28 Sandvik 302t double butted spokes and quality brass nipples (8 spare spokes are included in each wheelset).

The super reliable and strong Horizon rim has been developed in conjunction with WTB and offers their no fuss tubeless ready system. The wider 29mm rim (internal diameter) ensures the tire is the perfect shape to give riders optimum grip. All wheelsets run downhill rated rims to ensure that they are tough enough for any trail, enduro or downhill track.

Nukeproof Horizon Wheels are available in the below specifications: 

Available hub spacing:

  • Front - 15mm x 100mm / 15mm x 110mm (boost) / 20mm x 110mm
  • Rear - 12mm x 142mm / 12mm x 148mm (boost) / 12mm x 150mm

Rim inner width: 29mm

Wheel size: 27.5" and 29"

ERD: 562 (27.5") and 599 (29")

Hole count:

  • 28 holes – 100mm x 15mm / 12mm x 142mm, 110mm x 15mm / 12mm x 148mm (boost)
  • 32 holes – 20mm x 110mm / 12mm x 150mm

Weights (complete): 

  • 27.5" 100mm / 142mm - 1995g
  • 27.5" 110mm / 148mm (BOOST) - 2020g
  • 27.5" 110mm / 150mm (DH) - 2025g
  • 29" 100mm / 142mm - 2095g
  • 29" 110mm / 148mm (BOOST) – 2120g 

Price: 

  • £349.99 UK (Pair) 
  • $486.99 USA
  • $439.99 Euro 

A selection of custom decals are available via www.slikgraphics.com.

In other news, 4x World Champ medalist Luke Cryer Will continue with Nukeproof for 2018, racing 4x, Crankworx and just getting loose, and we also have VANZAC Jackson Davis on board again who will continue to do what he wants ride bikes, party, represent and enjoy life on his Mega, Pulse and Scout. Get a taste of the new wheels in action underneath Luke Cryer below:

 

These guys will be racing Downhill (no Nukeproof are not leaving DH), 4x, Crankworx and a whole host of other loose projects. Luke and Jackson will use a full range of Horizon components on their Pulse, Mega and Scout’s. Team WideopenMag-Nukeproof race team will also be on board racing Nukeproof Wheels.

More information at www.nukeproof.com.

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