Closeout on Shimano XTR WH-M9000-TL 27.5in Mountain Wheelset
benchmark XTR groupset used to be recently re-engineered from top to bottom,
and the wheels received the similar remedy. New rim construction shines
to make race-able hoops like the new Shimano XTR M9000-TL Race
27.5-inch Clincher Wheelset one of the crucial most effective XC weaponry of
the new racing season.
new XTR wheels are built with Shimano’s new carbon-laminated alloy rim
construction. The technique capitalizes on some great benefits of both
materials at the same time as the use of each and every to make amends for the other’s shortcomings.
As an example, full-carbon wheels may also be prohibitively expensive. Aluminum
rims may also be less expensive, but incessantly heavier, occasionally weaker, and ride
quality may also be compromised, as well. Shimano determined to engineer the two
along side each and every other: a lightweight alloy rim extrusion
receives full carbon fiber reinforcement here, the result being a
durable, light, and quite affordable rim that may be torsionally
stiff, vertically forgiving, and doesn’t cost a down payment on a car.
We love the new look, too.
Race version of the rims are 20mm wide internally. Down in the hubs, proprietary bearings keep the
precision-machined hubs spinning for years, and a revised axle and
bearing configuration saves somewhat of weight, as well.
Shimano XTR M9000-TL Race 27.5-inch Clincher Wheelset comes with a
142x12mm rear axle, and 100x15mm front axle, and a freehub body that may
accommodate Shimano or SRAM 9, 10- or 11-speed drivetrains.The rear hub won’t accommodate a road 11 speed cassette. Both front and
rear wheels have 28 spokes, and both are compatible with CenterLock
rotors only. These hubs don’t seem to be convertible to every other axle size with the exception of the front wheel to be able to take the generic slip-in 15mm to quick release adapter.
Material: Carbon Laminated Aluminum Alloy
Rim Width: Internal 20 mm
Front Hub: Shimano XTR M9000
Front Hub Type: 15x100mm thru-axle
Rear Hub: Shimano XTR M9000
Rear Hub Type: 12x142mm thru-axle
Front Spoke Count: 28
Rear Spoke Count: 28
Brake Compatibility: Disc Brake Only
Rotor Compatibility: CenterLock
Front Weight: 703 grams
Rear Weight: 836 grams
Complete Set Weight: 1539 grams
Recommended Use: Crosscountry