Easton upped the gravity-friendly Havoc WheelAAAs drool factor. A newly redesigned hub rolls with more drop-sending strength, while a wider rim gets the most fat out of your rubber. Easton didnAAAt stop there. The rim now boasts UST compatibilityAAAand Easton did all this while cutting 150g off last yearAAAs model.
a Weekend Warrior
from North Vancouver
Date Reviewed: October 10, 2011
Strengths: Smooth turning, 9/15/20 mm adaptable.
Weaknesses: Uses proprietary spokes.
I was given this wheel set by a friend. The front was fine but
the rear rim was trashed. I'm only using the front which seems to work just fine although when the brake is on and
standing still there is a little front to back movement...
I'm looking at buying a set of disc wheels to build up a Trek 9.9ssl frame. I am buying the avid elixer cr's and have mostly high end components. I noticed that I can get a pair of Cane Creek Zonos for about 200, and I have the ability to buy the easton am havocs for aboyt 420. Any suggestions wo ... Read More »
Narrowing a new wheelset down to the above three; 6'1", 200lbs, 07 SC BLT XL; friend has the Crosstrails and loves them, but he rides less aggressively; had a set of the havocs on a stolen 06 stumpy and found them to be bullet proof, but I'm thinking about making the leap to tubeless (the eastons ar ... Read More »
Looking at a new wheel set for my XCL. I'm trying to keep the weight around 1700 grams and want to run 2.3-2.4 tires. The Xyclone disc matches my weight requirements but I'm concerned that the rim is too narrow for the tires I want to run. Has anyone tried wider tires on these rims? I'll probabl ... Read More »
I have a TREK FUEL EX 8 and I'm using it for about 50% XC and 50% DH, AM.
I want to buy a new set of wheels because the stock Bontrager will be use on the pavement. :thumbsup:
Should I buy Xyclone because of the weight or Easton because of the strenght ? :madman:
Thanks for your ... Read More »