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Shimano WH-M985 XTR Race Wheelset

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Product Shimano WH-M985 XTR Race Wheelset
Riding Type Cross Country, Trail
Wheel Size
Rim Material Aluminum
Rim Scandium, 8/9/10 speed compatible
Inner Rim Width 19mm
Hole Count 24
Tubeless Compatible Yes
Rear Hub Shimano XTR
Rear Axle
Front Hub Shimano XTR
Front Axle
Disc Mount Type
Spokes 15-gauge
Weight 3 lb 4.1 oz (1,476 g)
Miscellaneous Shimano XTR Race WheelsetBalance and Innovation have long been staples of Shimano's wheel program, and now that trail riders have a dedicated wheelset of their own, the new XTR Race wheels have been rebalanced and refocused specifically to meet the exacting demands of top-level cross-country racers.Leaner and meaner than ever, these disc-brake-only wheels come with true UST-compatibility in a 19-millimeter-wide, dent-resistant scandium hoop. At just 350 grams per rim, acceleration comes instantly. And for as light as these wheels feel underfoot, thanks to a straight-pull lacing design that uses 24 butted 15-gauge spokes per wheel, they don't flinch under hard, aggressive cornering. And forget about all those one-race wheels with their dubious claims of gossamer weight and performance, because this hand-built, sub-1,500-gram wheelset draws on decades of podium-winning experience and is as focused and committed to performing on race dayor on any dayas you are. Super light weight scandium tubeless rim 8/9/10 speed compatible freehub Titanium freehub body with quick engagement Tubeless and tubed tire compatible Stiff oversized aluminum Disc brake only Centerlock rotor mounting system Double contact high quality seals Approximate weight 1476 grams QR hubs include QR skewers
Price $599.99
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