Welded and ground seams provide exceptional braking performance. Extra deep anodization hardens and strengthens the rim. The result is a rim perfect for training, hilly terrain, or gravel and CX riding.
Use the Altamont Lite for rides where the speeds are not as high and weight savings becomes more important that every gram of aero drag. This means your hilly rides, cyclocross events, gravel rides. . . or just lighten up your bike in general.
Being an alloy wheelset, this is priced much more budget friendly than a comparable carbon set, so this can make a great upgrade to an stock wheelset that you just can't get very excited about.
You want to ride in hilly terrain or go out for some great gravel rides. Use as a tubeless ready cyclocross rim with a rim bed designed to lock in tubeless tires at lower pressures.
If you have a nice newer disc brake bike, yet it feels sluggish and boring whenever you hop on, this set is just the energization you need!
Front Wheel: • 24 spoke front (for riders 180 pounds and under) • 28 spoke front (for riders 180 pounds and above) Rear Wheel: • 28 spoke rear (for riders 180 pounds and under) • 32 spoke rear (for riders 180 pounds and above)
Kanuga Alloy– More Versatile than an Army KnifeMaybe you just trashed your last set of wheels on a rock. Maybe you are building your dream ride. No matter why you are looking for a new pair of wheels Kanuga’s are it. Light and strong with all the features you expect in a handcrafted wheelset. Welded rim joints, extra deep anodization and tubeless compatibility make them perfect for everything from technical single track to high speed fire roads.
Cross Country through Enduro riding will benefit from the light weight, yet strong alloy Kanuga wheel. Take engagement to the extreme with the new Tripel Mountain Bike hubs that feature super low drag despite their instant response. Run 2.2 to 2.5 inch tires for everything from a fast short track race to a gnarly day on the most technical trails.
You want to put a nice set of wheels on your mountain bike and leave them on, no matter what type of riding you are doing. Weight is a priority, but not having a wheel taco on you in the middle of the woods is a bigger priority! You want the ability to run a variety of tire sizes, and of course set it up tubeless for the best puncture protection and handling. Focus more on having fun, not worry about your wheels.
"I worry about my kids. I don't want to worry about my wheels. I've been riding these wheels for more than six months and have put them through the toughest terrain I've ever willingly ridden. They've spent more time in the air than any other wheels I've ever ridden. During that time, I've asked myself repeatedly if this set of wheels lacks anything I want from a wheelset."
-Red Kite Prayer
Front Wheel: • 28 spoke front Rear Wheel: • 32 spoke rear
The Ultimate Cyclocross Rim for those on a budget!
The 32mm rim bed radius sets the Black and Tan apart from any other wheel on the market. It used to be you would need to build up layers of glue to smooth out the rim bed and get enough contact with the tire. With the Black and Tan rim profile you have a gluing surface that fits the tire perfectly, holding more secure for the ultimate cyclocross weapon!
With such a large radius on the rim bed, this rim is designed around larger tubular tires. Of course, there's a heavy focus as being an ideal cyclocross wheelset. However, for those riders who have discovered that 30mm tires on the road are super fun, the Black and Tan can also be used as a road and crit rim. 90% of the people who are looking at the Black and Tan will be looking at it for cyclocross, and that is where this rim really shines!
You want to have the advantage of a tubular with the ability to run lower pressures in cyclocross while having a secure edge to edge gluing surface. You would rather ride through that off camber muddy corner than embarrassingly fall down in front of a bunch of your friends (who will absolutely upload the video for all to see). Basically, if you are looking to have the ultimate rim for cyclocross on a budget, then you need this!
Front Wheel: • 24 spoke front Rear Wheel: • 28 spoke rear
Rim Bed Radius
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