The Backbone Carbon is a 28mm internal width full carbon mountain wheel, ready to work hard on your climbs and laugh all the way down. The balanced width is perfect for chunky rubber and the gnarliest of trails, but keeps weight within xc realm. Spin up fast, rip down faster. From and trail cruising to air time bruising, the Backbone Carbon fits the bill.
Drilled for external nipples. Disc specific rims.
All Astral rims are Tubeless Easy for tire installation that you can set up with a floor pump.
Add a nipple kit for an easier build.
27.5" Carbon Clincher
Width: Int - 28mm / Ext - 33.5mm
Max Tension: 130kgf
Hole count options: 28 or 32
Tire size recommendation: 2.0" to 2.8"
*We do our best to ship your wheel order ASAP, but because many wheel orders are built to order, please allow up to one week for shipment once your order is processed. Custom orders like color decals may take up to one week.