Halo Freedom Disc 29er Wheelset

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For the discerning Freerider, Halo Freedom Disc Auralite Nb-A special alloy rims mated to the high specification sealed bearing Halo Spin Doctor hubs.

Tough enough for all but the knarliest DH course, light and responsive enough for XC. 32 plain gauge Black spokes finish off these top flight all Black wheels.

Also available with White powdercoat rims.



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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Pontius_Pirate

Date Reviewed: September 15, 2012

Strengths:    Rims and spokes stayed true with no issue.

Weaknesses:    Freehub.

Bottom Line:   
Like the other reviewer, I only got 2 months of bi-weekly rides out of the rear wheel before the pawls broke. Generously that's 250 miles. Oh, and my shop is struggling to find a pawl rebuild kit. But, up until then they were great and reasonable price.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Steffen a Cross Country Rider from Tuebingen, Germany

Date Reviewed: February 3, 2010

Strengths:    The rim. It is very strong, stiff, reasonably wide and still light enough. It also looks great, but this is a matter of taste, obviously.

Weaknesses:    Spin Doctor Pro hub failed after a couple of months only. The freewheel just gave in. This is the first hub that failed on me in such a short time under normal MTB use (less than 1000 miles)

Bottom Line:   
The hub is the main weakness. I will probably replace it with a Shimano hub to make the wheel last longer. The rim is the main selling point, I still love it.

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Favorite Trail:   Schoenbuch

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $190.00

Purchased At:   Chain Reaction Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Shimano Deore, XT hubs.

Bike Setup:   Hardtail 29er, XT components.

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Halo Freedom Disc 29er

I have had a set of Halo wheels for the past year. Front is a Halo Freedom Disc 29er 32h, Rear is a Halo Freedom disc 29er 36h Pro. Both with Halo hubs. I am 225# and found this wheel set to be very good for its price. The only thing I have done is re-greased the freewheel. So far I haven't had to ... Read More »

Anyone running tubeless on the Halo Freedom Disc? (29er)

I have some new wheels on their way to me for my 29er (an 08' GF Rig). Alfine hub out back, XT hub up front and white Halo Freedom Disc rims all around :p So have any of you guys tried going tubeless with these? Please hare your experience. :thumbsup:Read More »

Halo Freedom Disc 29er

Just got these wheels in Initial impressions: They look sweet The QR and stud adapters to the front hub are well thought out 20mm adapters don't look to be thought out well and fall off when the wheel is not in the forks Machining and build quality look good Price was good I will post bac ... Read More »

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