Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs

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The Backbone Carbon is a 28mm internal width mountain bike wheel, ready to work hard on the climbs and rip back down. A balance of precision steering, light weight and durability make this the perfect 27.5 inch mountain bike wheel for any occasion.

This build uses hubs from White Industries, our long term hub partner, in Petaluma, California and is laced using 28H, Sapim Race spokes 3x cross for all the assurance you need.

All Astral wheels feature a Tubeless Easy rim profile for painless tire installation and are hand-built by people that care in Eugene, Oregon.

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Build Specifications:

White Industries CLD+ Hub Build

  • 27.5" Carbon - Hookless, tubeless ready
    • Rim Depth: 320mm Carbon Clincher
    • Rim Width: [ex] 33.5mm, [in] 28mm
  • Weight:  1630g
  • Brake Type: Disc brake, Center Lock
  • Spoke count/ lacing pattern:  28H/28H, 2x
  • Spoke type: Sapim Race, Round
  • Hubs: White Industries CLD+
    • Hub Body: CNC machined in Petaluma, California by White Industries
    • Bearing: Enduro precision steel
    • Front axle: Boost (15mm, 12mm), 15mm, 12mm, 9mm
    • Rear axle: SuperBoost 157mm, Boost 148mm, Boost 141 QR, 142mm, 135mm
    • Freehub Options:  Freehub Options:  Shimano HG11, SRAM XDR, Shimano Micro Spline, Campagnolo N3W
    • Freehub Material: CNC Machined  6al4v Titanium.
  • Tire size recommendation: See chart in product images
  • Includes: Taped for tubeless, tubeless valves and Astral's Certainty 

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Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs
Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs
Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs
Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs
Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs
Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs
Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs
Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs
Backbone Carbon Wheelset, 27.5", White Industries CLD+ hubs