Acros has launched a brand new trail-ready carbon wheelset in 29″ solely, with 29mm inner width rims laced to their very own Nineteen XC Boost hubset. The model tells us they’ve created what they suppose is the proper wheelset for his or her dwelling trails round Stuttgart, with a sturdy carbon rim and light-footed acceleration thanks to their featherweight hubs. A whole wheelset weighs 1500-1550g, and retails at €1,299.
Acros Trail Carbon Wheels
The Acros Trail Carbon rims are composed of T-700 carbon fibres, laid up into an uneven profile with a 29mm inner width, 35mm exterior and a depth of 25mm. The rim is designed to seat 2.25–2.4“ large tires in a tubeless setup. The rim will get a hookless rim flange for improved sturdiness and puncture safety. The wheelset is shipped prepared to go together with tubeless valves and rim tape, and there’s no specified rider weight restrict.
Twenty-eight stainless-steel bladed Sapim CX-Ray spokes lace the rim to the Nineteen XC hub, entrance and rear, although the lacing patterns differ with a Radial/3-Cross sample on the entrance and a daily 3-Cross sample on the rear. The Polyax Secure Lock nipples are aluminum.
The Nineteen XC hubset takes 6-bolt disc rotors solely, and is on the market with Shimano HG, 11-/12-speed SRAM XD and Shimano Microspline (12 velocity) freehub drivers. The hub shell itself consists of 7075 aluminum whereas the freehub is hard-anodised model of the identical alloy. The rear hub is pushed on a 38T ratchet system, the volume of which may be tuned throughout three ranges, from “unobtrusive” to loud.
Pricing & Availability
The Acros Trail Carbon 29″ wheelset retails at €1,299 and is on the market direct from Acros.