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Hot on the heals of the recent 2014 RockShox Pike, Monarch Plus, and Reverb product launch, SRAM is stepping up with some fresh 26, 27.5, and 29-inch ROAM and RAIL wheels to join the 2014 party. We're pumped to see some trail and all-mountain wheels working their way into SRAM's lineup, in addition to the RISE 40 and 60 wheelsets that were introduced in 2012. Here's the rundown of what's awesome, courtesy of SRAM:

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ROAM 60

Intended Use: XC/TR/AM

It’s the only wheel you need.

By layering extra material onto stress points, ROAM 60’s UST compatible CARBON TUNED rim is light enough for long climbs and strong enough for the toughest Enduro races. It’s DOUBLE-DECKER hub shell design takes straightpull spoke slots and stacks them two-by-two—distributing force perfectly around the wheel’s SOLO SPOKE design. The resulting wheel dish is wider, maximizing lateral stiffness while retaining frontal compliance. If you love to ride, this is your wheel.

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  • Available in all 3 wheel sizes: 26”, 27.5” and 29”
  • CARBON TUNED unidirectional and woven carbon fiber, asymmetrical rim profile
  • WIDE ANGLE profile: 21mm inside, 28mm outside rim width
  • UST compatible
  • Available with 11-speed XD driver body for SRAM XX1 or 9/10-speed driver body
  • Aluminum nipples with nylon lock ring
  • SOLO SPOKE design with double butted, stiff stainless steel spokes
  • Durable hub internals with STAR RATCHET 36T system
  • SIDE SWAP easy conversion to all axle types
  • DOUBLE-DECKER hub shell design
  • TAPER CORE
  • Available: July (26”) and August (27.5” and 29”)
  • $2,199 MSRP USD / €1,974 MSRP EU

Weight

  • 26” - 1495g
  • 27.5” - 1550g
  • 29” - 1625g

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ROAM 50

Intended Use: XC/TR

It’s everything the modern mountain biker could ask for.

One of the lightest alloy trail wheels in the market, ROAM 50 delivers a smart balance of weight, inertia and stiffness—making for a very responsive and predictable wheel. Thanks to our WIDE ANGLE rim, its tire profile delivers superior traction.

  • Available in all 3 wheel sizes: 26”, 27.5” and 29”
  • Lightweight aluminum rim with asymmetrical TAPER CORE profile
  • WIDE ANGLE profile: 21mm inside, 25mm outside rim width
  • UST compatible
  • Available with 11-speed XD driver body for SRAM XX1 or 9/10-speed driver body
  • Aluminum nipples with nylon lock ring
  • SOLO SPOKE design with double butted, lightweight steel spokes
  • Durable hub internals with STAR RATCHET system
  • DOUBLE-DECKER hub shell design
  • SIDE SWAP
  • Available: July (26, 27.5” and 29”)
  • $1,072 MSRP USD / €960 MSRP EU

Weight

  • 26” - 1475g
  • 27.5” - 1530g
  • 29” - 1610g

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RAIL 50

Intended Use: AM

An alloy rim that does what other alloy rims can’t. With WIDE ANGLE rim design providing superior stability, RAIL 50 can withstand the most aggressive All-Mountain/Enduro riding while setting a new benchmark for lightweight in the category. Featuring the perfect balance of strength, stiffness and width for All-Mountain/Enduro terrain, RAIL 50 delivers best-in-class ride quality all the way down.

  • Available in all 3 wheel sizes: 26”, 27.5” and 29”
  • Lightweight aluminum rim with asymmetrical TAPER CORE profile
  • WIDE ANGLE profile: 23c, 28mm outside rim width
  • UST compatible
  • Available with 11-speed XD driver body for SRAM XX1 or 9/10-speed driver body
  • Aluminum nipples with nylon lock ring
  • SOLO SPOKE design with double butted, stiff steel spokes
  • Durable hub internals with Star Ratchet system
  • SIDE SWAP easy conversion to all axle types
  • DOUBLE-DECKER hub shell design
  • STAR RATCHET
  • Available: July (26, 27.5” and 29”)
  • $1,072 MSRP USD / €960 MSRP EU

Weight

  • 26” - 1690g
  • 27.5” - 1750g
  • 29” - 1830g

Wheel Technologies Explained

TAPER CORE

Strong in the right places. The sidewalls of SRAM rims are reinforced along the wings to withstand major impact. But the sidewalls then taper in along the center—reducing overall mass. The result is a very light rim with excellent dent resistance.

SOLO SPOKE

With SOLO spoke, you’re never wrong. SRAM wheel design eliminates the need for different spoke lengths—one size fits the entire wheel. This identical-length design means no longer wondering whether you have the right front/rear/drive-side/nondrive-side spoke handy.

Front + Rear + Drive-Side + Nondrive-Side = 1 Spoke

CARBON TUNED

Strong like bull, light like carbon. Every Carbon Tuned rim is designed with a distinct style of riding in mind. By selectively layering woven carbon fiber at high-stress points and using unidirectional fiber throughout, SRAM creates rims that yield a remarkable level of strength and durability—while remaining lightweight and responsive.

WIDE ANGLE

Take corners as fast as you want. SRAM wheels have a wider rim profile without significant added mass. This profile holds tire shape better, preventing tire roll and giving you superior comfort and traction around corners.

19mm XC Racing // 21mm Trail // 23mm All Mountain

DOUBLE-DECKER

Stacked in your favor. This hub shell design takes straightpull spoke slots and stacks them two-by-two—distributing force perfectly around the wheel’s SOLO SPOKE design. The resulting wheel dish is wider, maximizing lateral stiffness while retaining some frontal compliance.

XD™ DRIVER BODY

XD is a new driver body design that allows the use of the SRAM XX1 10-42 cassette and provides an improved interface.

SIDE SWAP

Switching axles has never been easier. Threadless side caps can be installed and replaced by hand—no tools necessary.

STAR RATCHET

This patented freewheel system uses precision ratchets with extremely high load capacity and reliability. Thanks to its no-tools-required design, routine maintenance is easy.

UST TUBELESS

No tube, no-brainer. UST Tubeless rims feature hooked edges designed to seal with UST compatible tires. The result is improved traction and control, less inertia and fewer flats.

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