27.5 Extra Wide Plus Wheels BF50/43

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


PLEASE NOTE: We are discontinuing this line of wheels so prices are discounted by £200 per wheelset. However, discount wheels do NOT include free lifetime crash replacement. In the unlikely event you did ever damage a rim we will rebuild for £180. Rims are tubeless taped but valves and sealant not included. Can be added for £20.

Free UK Delivery on all Wheelsets

2 years warranty on material defects

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 one or two rim graphic colours in the order notes during checkout – most colours available – see our GALLERY for some ideas

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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 so much more than just the weight saving compared to alloy rims.

Approx. wheelset weights:

Sapim CX Ray: 1840g;     Sapim Race: 1930g;

Rims are constructed from unidirectional Toray T700 carbon and have a hookless bead inner profile.

Built using Hope hubs for maximum reliability, longevity and serviceability. Our wheels are built to last and our choice of hubs reflects this along with our insistance on only using brass nipples.

Standard wheels are built with Sapim Race 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.

We build these wheels with 32 spokes front and rear.

Prices include free UK delivery.

Additional information

27.5 Rim Size


Hub Brand


Race or CX Ray Spokes

Sapim Race, Sapim CX Ray (adds £70)

Front Hub Fitting

15×100, 15×110 Boost, 15×110 Torque Caps, 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

Nipple colour

Silver, Black


XD Driver for SRAM, Shimano standard, Shimano Microspline

Lifetime free Crash Replacement

Not included on sale items

1 review for 27.5 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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