The Requirement

The customer was after a lightweight wheel set to compliment a KTM Myroon frameset. Aiming for a sub 1400g wheelset to set up tubeless with Racing Ralph front tyres and Rocket Rear tyres,convertible hubs to fit 15mm through axle front and 12mm 142mm through axle rear. Budget sub £600.

The Solution

The Ryde Trace XC rim was chosen as it is very light yet stiff, American Classic 130 front and 225 disc rear hubs 32 hole laced with black CX Ray spokes renowned for their strength and aero section, 32 hole laced 3X using aluminium nipples. The total packaged weighed in at 1393g. Joes rim tape and valves were set up with the Schwalbe Racing Ralphs 2.25 on the front and Rocket Ron 2.10 on the rear. The total bike weighed in at 9.6kg.

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