The best 650b trail bikes boast the best of both worlds - the acceleration and manoeuvrability of 26-inch wheels and a healthy dose of the stability and rolling momentum found in 29ers. This is the wheelset designed to match those trail-shredding machines. We didn't simply modify an exciting wheel to suit the burgeoning wheel size - this is a ground-up new 650b wheelset.
The Vice XLT utilizes a nice, wide 21-milimeter (internal) welded alloy rim that's completely UST tubeless and rolls on 24 double-butted. Straight-gauge spokes laced 3-cross (front and rear). At the heart of the Vice XLT you'll find our new X4 hubset. These hubs roll on sealed cartridge bearings, are available in a variety of axle configurations and the rear hub is compatible with SRAM's XD cassette body.