Velocity VXC 29er Wheelset

5/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

The VXC is now available in 26” or 29er. A lightweight, quick, disc specific wheel. Built with the eyeleted black VXC rim, black Velocity sealed bearing disc hubs, black stainless steel double butted spokes and black brass nipples.

DISC BRAKE ONLY.

32 spoke 3 cross front and rear

29er Weight Front – 924g Rear – 1196g



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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by prphoto a Cross Country Rider from SFCA

Date Reviewed: October 29, 2008

Strengths:    Very light and strong

Weaknesses:    price ouch! I work in a bike shop and cost was still $500

Bottom Line:   
Wanted to drop some weight with my wheels so I went with the pro-build w/ CX-ray spokes and the new lightweight hub from Velocity. Dropped from 1800g (Velocity Blunt basic build) to 1675g and the wheel has performed well. As they say, put your money in your wheels.
velocity offers good value for a durable product even if you are not a hipster looking for pink rims (deep v)

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Favorite Trail:   Pine Mountain

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Purchased At:   SB

Similar Products Used:   Velocity Blunt 29 basic build

Bike Setup:   Steel rigid hardtail 853 reynolds (Jamis dragon29) and OX platinum fork(Salsa Cro-moto 29) avid BB-5 shimano drivetrain WTB Vulpine- 26lbs

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Velocity VXC 29er rim....tire width/compatibility issues?

So I bought this sweet (or so I thought) set of Velocity VCX (29er) rims on an impulse.... My first ride involved testing out my race tire setup (Kenda Karmas, 2.2 front, and 1.9 rear). The news wheels felt great, and the rims didn't pose any problems.... Then I mounted up my trail tires (Mtn ... Read More »

Velocity VXC 29er rim

Does anyone have experience with these rims? I know they've had the Dryad for a while, but this is a new rim for '07. It's basically their 26" disc specific rim, now made for 29ers. I see the weight is listed at sub 500g. Anyone seen one in person? I wonder how durable they are... How do they ... Read More »

Velocity VXC 29er Rim..anyone anyone?

Just was dinking around on Velocity's website and notice they offer a disc only rim for 29ers that actually isn't a porker like everyone else's....it's only 462 grams. Everyone else seems to be 500+ grams! Anyone have experience with this rim in the 29er configuration? I'm looking to go disc ... Read More »

Velocity VXC 29er rim

I just got in a set of VXC rims. They are disc only, eyelets, 23mm wide, and come in at a very nice weight, 460,462. They will be laced to a set of red Hope bulb disc with DB spokes for the new Vulture ( that shipped today).Read More »

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