Arrow Racing DHX Rim

4.67/5 (6 Reviews)
Weight : 749 grams


Product Description

The DHX, like all Arrow hoops, utilizes a variable wall thickness design that puts metal where it is required removing the need for things like weak spoke eyelets.


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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by m-unit a Downhiller

Date Reviewed: August 4, 2013

Strengths:    strong
welded
america


Weaknesses:    not a well known company
about 100-200 grams heavier than other rims


Bottom Line:   
these rims are bullet proof, i have relaced these rims to a few different hubs to go with different bikes. these rims are now called dhh model, i believe they weigh in the middle 800 grams. i run these rims because rims are one thing i like to have over built so i dont taco or have to true them. from what i hear they are suppose to be one of the strongest rims and they are often compared to the mag 30s or the double tracks. i have used 24 and 26 both are great. the freeride version would probably be bet for anyone except people hucking 30ft cliffs

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Eli a Downhiller from Cheyenne, WY

Date Reviewed: January 17, 2008

Strengths:    Uhhh. Strenghs. I think it really only has one strength. This is the strongest rim I've ever used.

Weaknesses:    Heavy

Bottom Line:   
Ideal User Profile: You tend to break anything you touch and don't like working on your bike.

This is a very strong rim. For its intended application(anything harsh) this rim can't be beat. I race and am more concerned with weight than durability. I used these rims for one whole season and they were still running true with no dents. If you are less concerned with weight this rim may last longer than you. A buddy of mine blew up a wheel with one of these rims (broke 15+ spokes) and the rim was still usable with new spokes. It wasn't perfect, but functional.

If you are looking for a lighter option to this rim consider the FRX from Arrow. This is a narrower version of the DHX to cut down weight. Don't be fooled by the decresed weight. These rims are still stronger than any other rim at the same weight. I raced for almost two whole seasons on a single set of the FRX rims. They are the most dent resistant rim out there today (from my experience). I came up a touch short on a 40+ foot double in Colorado two years ago. Everyone I was riding with was sure I had completely destroyed my rear wheel. Nope. Not even a hop. They were amazed.

Summary: DHX = Last rim you'll ever need to buy
FRX = Lighter last rim you'll ever need to buy (unless you're really harsh or 200+ pounds)

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Purchased At:   Bicycle Station

Similar Products Used:   Sun-Ringle Mag 30, Double Wide, MTX

Bike Setup:   Trek Session 10, Bongrager King Earl Wheels (currently), Gamut Guide, Fox 40 RC2

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by derek ... a Downhiller from Vernon, New Jersey, USA

Date Reviewed: June 26, 2007

Strengths:    they keep true even in the most brutal condition. SOO strong ( i rode down a mountain with a rear popped tube...). They are also very beefy....

Weaknesses:    none, they are on the heavy side but not by much. I ride a very heavy bike anyway, it keeps me more balanced...

Bottom Line:   
These are the best dh rims out there ive tryed mavic sun ringle and dt swiss.. these rims kick the crap out of all those brands, they are bombproof and can with stand the hardest hits and to prove that BENDER used them on the JAW DROP (55 feet) and didnt f*** them up...

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Favorite Trail:   phantom drop

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $75.00

Purchased At:   universal cycles

Similar Products Used:   sunringle(SUCK), mavic... arrow dhx rims are the strongest and best pair ive owned..

Bike Setup:   Brooklyn Machine Works racelink frame, avy dhx in rear, 07 boxxer world cup, arrow racing rims, chris king front hub, dt 440 rear hub, sram shifting, 07 hope mono m6, syncros mental ss pedals and boxxer direct mount, funn fatboy bars.... i could write a book.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mike a Weekend Warrior from Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2007

Strengths:    Virtually Bombproof

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
After destroying my stock Rims, I am now running 32 hole 26" Arrow DHXs in the front and rear on my Rocky Mountain hardtail. I am pretty hard on my bike and these wheels have withstood all that I have dished out so far. They may be on the heavy side, but their strength makes it all worth it. I bought these Rims from www.go-ride.com for $69.00 per Rim.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $69.00

Purchased At:   www.go-ride.com

Similar Products Used:   Alex DP 17 rims

Bike Setup:   '06 Rocky Mountain Fusion w/ Race Face Evolve DH Crankset, Easton EA 70 Monekey Bars, Arrow DHX rims

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Roger a Downhiller from Ontario Canada

Date Reviewed: February 6, 2007

Strengths:    Very Strong, Stays true

Weaknesses:    heavy

Bottom Line:   
Took these rims to hell and back, cased jumps and went though some gnarly rock gardens with them...never bent never saw any wobble, hell I never even had to true the tres in 2 years of rough free riding and DH. I now ride purely DH and am thinking of going back to these...they are heavy and are welded at the seem so it kind of evens out the pros and cons(depends on hwo you look at it and what matters to you). These rims will save you money in the long run is the bottom line.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Bike Setup:   My old rig that I used these rims for was a Big hit and I had this 24" rim in the back.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Kevin Roberts a Weekend Warrior from Williamsburg Va U.S.

Date Reviewed: October 12, 2006

Strengths:    very stong wheel, welded seam, 24", wide,

Weaknesses:    a little heavy

Bottom Line:   
Good wheel, i have only ridden it for 3 weekends, but it seems very well built. I keep my tires pretty low, and have gotten less flats w/ this rim. Welded seam is nice. i think it will last a while. Also Go-Ride was able to build it w/ an offset dish, when nobody else seemed to be able to help me, so buy one through them. -good prompt service.

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Favorite Trail:   Snowshoe

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $79.00

Purchased At:   go-ride.com

Similar Products Used:   sun single tracks

Bike Setup:   03 big hit, 06 888vf2, fox vanilla rc, e13 lg1, sun single track front, 24" arrow dhx rear, Kenda nevegal 2.5's, hayes 9's

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