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Industry Nine Ultralite 29" Wheelset (15x100/12x142mm Thru Axle) (HG 8-11)

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Ultralite 235 series wheels are designed for XC race-style mountain biking. Featuring Industry Nine's proprietary Torch hubsets for ease of conversion and high engagement as well as aluminum spokes, these wheels are 100% made in Industry Nine's Asheville, NC facility. Their spoke design allows them to eliminate the J-bend and the spoke/nipple interface. Their spokes thread directly into the hub shell with a larger diameter thread than the main spoke body, eliminating weakness at the thread. This increases the surface contact area by more than 200% over a standard 14g spoke and nipple combination for greater stiffness. They also feature an updated Ultralite rim that's wider for better tire stability and lower sidewalls for dent resistance and tubeless tire retention.

Industry Nine components are manufactured in the USA, start to finish. Everything. Through the layers of CNC machine processes, even if parts are separately machined and scrutinized by quality control. Hubs are individually polished and/or anodized, and laser-etched in-house. The production warehouse shelves are constantly moving with outgoing orders and incoming fresh parts from the machine shop. Industry nine has all of the technology they need to create their in-house project. For example, there's a wire EDM Machine, which cuts hardened steel by using an electrical current. The wire EDM machine maximizes the strength and accuracy used to cut teeth and pawls. Industry Nine really goes the whole nine yards with their components. If you don't believe it, here's a video to help: 

  • Race-ready wheelset that is one of the lightest in its price category
  • The Ultralite 24h 375g disc specific aluminum clincher rim (25mm outer/21mm inner width) features a tubeless ready profile
  • Torch disc hubs 2 bearing front and 4 bearing rear with 6-pawl, 120-point 3 degree engagement and International Standard 6-bolt disc mount configuration. Shimano/SRAM 8-10 speed compatible
  • Proprietary aluminum spokes thread into hub, have flats built in for traditional spoke wrenches and do not require nipples (rear-drive side 2.9/2.7mm butted, non drive 2.9mm; front-disc side 2.9/2.7mm butted, non disc 2.9 mm)
  • *Front conversions available separately, use XN-6149 for 9x100mm QR, XN-6151 for 9x100mm TB, and XN-6155 for 20x110mm TA
  • **Rear conversions available separately, use # XN-6157 for 10x135mm QR, # XN-6159 for 10x135mm TB, and # XN-6161 for 12x135mm TA
  • XD conversions available separately, use # XN-6165
  • 180lb suggested rider weight limit
  • Shimano/SRAM 8-10sp, Shimano 11sp Mountain cassette compatible or SRAM XD
Hub/Brake Compatibility: 6-Bolt Disc
Cassette Body Type: Shimano/SRAM 8-11 Speed
Axles: 15 x 100/12 x 142mm Thru Axle
Wheel Size: 29"
Rim: Ultralite 24
Defined Color: Black
Weight: 1415g

This product was added to our catalog on April 25, 2018