The new WTB SpeedDisc Trail and 29er rims deliver the same great I-beam features as the LaserDisc series rims, but at a more affordable price. They are further enhanced with new features unseen on bicycle rims and deliver a new standard for other rim makers to follow. SpeedDisc rims are trustworthy doublewall, disc-specific, XC design with characteristic WTB rim strength.
a Weekend Warrior
from Mesa AZ
Date Reviewed: December 8, 2009
Strengths: inexpensive, easy to true
Weaknesses: bent under hard riding
these wheels have endured some hard riding including big 4-5 foot drops to rock and some jump sessions and with some occasional truing have been going strong for over 2 years.
that said there now ready to be upgraded as one rear spoke is broken and the front wont come into true, also the bearings on the disc side of the front hub are pitted, likely due to washing and not greasing enough.
Igleheart at NAHBS 2010, Virginia. Columbus stainless steel tubeset, hydraulic disc brakes, rigid fork, carbon belt drive, single speed, rigid disc fork new england segmented igleheart fork. I don't see eyelets for fender mounts to be a full-on wet-weather commuter, but looks like you could just as ... Read More »
The wheels have been SOLD.
Up for grabs is a 29er Single Speed disc wheelset with tires, tubes (2 tubes installed and one in the box spare) and QR skewers from a Gary Fisher Rig. The wheelset has only been ridden on a handful of times and is in excellent condition. The asking price is $225 which ... Read More »