Modern rim design, feathery weight and a reasonable price – can Nox Composites deliver on all these promises?
“Just to ensure I wasn’t living the dream, Cam and Pete asked me to test the more economical Torch Trail S wheelset…”
ProCore generated lots of hype but now that the dust has settled, and you can buy the kits, what does it do for you…
Fast rolling tires with aggressive side knobs have become a favourite for enduro racers and even DH types…
Our Shimano XTR Di2 equipped Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt is an electronic shifting-equipped boogie machine. We’ve dubbed it ‘Thundervolt’.
The ride quality and rim durability are highlights of Andrew observations but the rear hub’s response to North Shore weather was less than peachy…
“Well-designed, extruded, black, aluminum rims are laced to solid DT hubs with black DT Swiss spokes…”
“But don’t let the chubby looking hubs fool you into thinking this is a porky wheel set…”
“…this is the benchmark. All drivetrains either work better or worse than Deore XT. It almost doesn’t matter how good/bad this stuff is, because we’re going to have to reset the goalposts either way.”
These wheels buzz like the insect apocalypse, are beautifully made and will cost you almost as much as face value on a prime Super Bowl Seat…
Beautiful machining, light weight, fast engagement, , proprietary tires, bladed spokes, (24 front and rear) but no carbon?
“What in the name of Jeebus would possess anyone to spend the price of a new refrigerator on a pair of mountain bike wheels…”
“The bike on which these wheels were rolling was recently stolen…if you happen to see it in the wild, feel free to repossess with extreme prejudice.”
“29er wheels can be prone to feeling a touch floppy with their longer spokes, so the stiff rim and high spoke tension counteract that….”