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Shimano WH-M988 XTR Trail Wheelset

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Product Shimano WH-M988 XTR Trail Wheelset
Riding Type Cross Country, Trail
Wheel Size
Rim Material Aluminum
Rim Scandium
Inner Rim Width 21mm
Hole Count
Tubeless Compatible Yes
Rear Hub Shimano XTR
Rear Axle
Front Hub Shimano XTR, 15-millimeter front axle
Front Axle
Disc Mount Type Centerlock
Spokes Swedish steel
  • 1 lb 10.8 oz (759 g)
  • 1 lb 15.4 oz (889 g)
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
Price $479.99
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