Extra Wide Plus Wheels BF50/43

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

£739.00£809.00

Free UK Delivery on all Wheelsets

Wheels are supplied in every hub fitting and freehub combination. If Hope make the hubs, we will build the wheels. They are delivered tubeless ready with Stan’s rim tape fitted – all you need are tubeless valves and sealant and the your tyres will pop on and seal with ease.

Choice of 6 colours of Hope Pro 4 hub.

Please specify your choice of rim graphics colours in the order notes during checkout – wide range of colours available using a single or double colour scheme

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Description

Massive 50mm wide rims (42.5mm internal) for 3 inch ‘Plus’ size tyres. The best way to keep the weight down on your Plus bike build but you’ll benefit from way past just the weight saving compared to alloy rims.

Approx. wheelset weights:

27.5 CX Ray: 1840g;      27.5 DT Comp: 1930g;       29er CX Ray: 1930g        29er DT Comp: 2020g

Rims are constructed from unidirectional Toray T700 carbon and have a hookless bead inner profile. They are asymmetric to give more even spoke tensions on each side of the wheel for an even stiffer stronger wheel and also have raised reinforced spoke holes for extra strength and shorter spokes. Like all of our wheels, they are built on Hope Pro 4 hubs in your choice of colour and available in all sizes including Boost and with either freehub arrangement. Choose any combination of rim decal colours to match your hubs and bike.

Standard wheels are built with DT Swiss Competition 2.0-1.8-2.0 double butted spokes which are wider gauge than most competitors build with but are up to the job for the type of riding these wheels are built for and do not snap.  If you would like the same strength at a lighter weight, choose Sapim CX Ray spokes for an approx. 90g per wheelset weight saving – the most expensive and fatigue resistant spokes on the market (adds £70 but check out the cost of one of these spokes online and multiply by 65).

Wheelset prices start at £719 with DT Swiss Competition spokes with the option of upgrading to Sapim CX Rays for an extra £70.

 

Prices include free UK delivery and we deliver to most other European countries for a small extra cost.

Additional information

29er or 27.5 Rim Size

29er, 27.5

DT Comp or CX Ray Spokes

DT Swiss Competition, Sapim CX Ray (adds £70)

Front Hub Fitting

15×100, 15×110 Boost, 20×110, Fatsno 135, Fatsno 150, Other (specify in order notes)

Rear Hub Fitting

12×142, 12×148 Boost, 12×150, DH 150, DH 157, Fatsno 170, Fatsno 190, Other (specify in order notes)

Hub Colour Front

Black, Silver, Blue, Red, Orange, Purple

Hub Colour Rear

Black, Silver, Blue, Red, Orange, Purple

Freehub

XD Driver for SRAM 11/12 Speed, Shimano 10/11 Speed

1 review for Extra Wide Plus Wheels BF50/43

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Roger Palin

    Stuart built a set of these for me on special request. I had a 29+ frame I was building up and these were the perfect complement. I’m 6’6“ and 18 stone, so with a fully laiden bike l needed a strong reliable wheel to handle some extreme challenges.

    Not only do l tour on these but I switch out the touring bars and forks and then ride various bike parks/trail centres, as a hard tail.

    The wheels have never faultered and have performed beyond my expectations.

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