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HUNT 650B Adventure Carbon Disc Wheelset + Tyres
HUNT 650B Adventure Carbon Disc Wheelset + Tyres
HUNT 650B Adventure Carbon Disc Wheelset + Tyres
HUNT 650B Adventure Carbon Disc Wheelset + Tyres
HUNT 650B Adventure Carbon Disc Wheelset + Tyres
HUNT 650B Adventure Carbon Disc Wheelset + Tyres
HUNT 650B Adventure Carbon Disc Wheelset + Tyres

HUNT 650B Adventure Carbon Disc Wheelset + Tyres

The ultimate 650B weapons. Look no further for ridiculously wide, light, tough 27.5"/650B gravel road/trail wheels

22 Deep | 30 Wide Ext | 24 Wide Int | 1425G

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£ 799.00 GBP
£ 669.00 GBP
£ 669.00 GBP

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Only sold as part of bike purchase. Come fitted with WTB Venture Tan Wall Tyres.

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Please don't miss out, order now. HUNT wheels are in high demand due to their unique superior specifications. Please be aware that we are working hard to meet demand. Unfortunately sales often outstrip supply, so please order now to avoid disappointment.

The Purpose

The HUNT 650B Adventure Carbon Disc wheelset is designed to serve as the ultimate weapon for 650b gravel shredding. They ideally compliment the fast, fun and highly versatile adventure-focused bikes like the Cairn E-Adventure, which have a 'go anywhere' attitude. Perfect for those fun trail thrashes and bike-packing adventures, whilst not compromising anything for fast-far road days

The opportunity to open up your riding comes from bikes which have geometry designed to ride excellently with both 700c or 27.5" (650b) wheels. This combination works thanks to the extra volume in a 2" x 27.5” tyre, providing an almost identical external tyre diameter to a normal road sized 700c wheel with a 33mm tyre, leaving the bike geo unchanged. What was needed was a bike that could accommodate the extra tyre width, while still running road groupsets, geo and components.

We're delighted to have designed the ultimate carbon wheels for the job. These wheels are designed to perfectly compliment the Cairn E-Adventure gravel bike with dual 650b/700c interchangeability.

Key Features

  • Rims | Unidirectional T24/30 with 3K weave reinforced spoke holes. Hookless. Disc specific. Tubeless-ready for lower weight & rolling resistance, featuring H-lock bead-seat for easy and secure tubeless installation. 22mm deep, Super-wide 30mm aero U-profile.
  • Tyres | Extra-wide 24mm rim bed works with 28 tyres but ideal for gravel and CX cyclo-cross tyres up to 54c and MTB 27.5"(650B) tyres up to 2.2". Come fitted with WTB Venture Tan Wall Tyres. Also work excellently with clincher tyres and tubes (Max pressure 65psi for 35mm clincher tyres).
  • Hubs | HUNT 4 Season Disc J-bend spoke hubs with extra bearing shielding. 5 degree RapidEngage 6-pawl freehub, with H_CERAMIK coating for enhanced durability. Centre-lock disc mount, 6-bolt disc adaptors included.
  • Axles | Easily adaptable & we fit them for you (12mm thru-axle front & rear). Fit all current axle sizes and are easy to change; Front - QR, Bolt thru 12/15/9mm, Rear - QR, Bolt thru 12x142, 12x135, 10x135.
  • Included | Tubeless tape & valves, spare spokes, spoke key, axle adapters, pair of 6-bolt disc adapters.
  • See the full specs here
  • Weight | 1425g
  • Rims
    • Disc-specific, tubeless-ready hookless profile.
    • H_Lock rim shoulders, for easy and secure tubeless installation
    • Unidirectional T24/30 carbon fibre with 3K weave re-enforced spoke holes
    • 30mm outer and 24mm inner width ideal for 28-55mm tyre widths
    • 22mm depth
    • Matt black base finished with matt white contrasting graphics.
  • Spokes
    • 28 front and rear laced 2 cross.
    • Aero Butted 2.0-2.2/0.95-2.0 then PSR section is 2.2.
    • J-Bend for ease of replacement.
    • Cold drawn from high grade T302 (18/10) stainless steel wire by Sandvik Sweden
    • Patented Pillar Spoke Re-enforcement, butted again just before the spoke head providing more durability in high stress area.
    • Black stainless treatment
  • Nipples
    • Brass for anti-corrosion resistance.
    • Square body for external adjustment and hex head for easy internal adjustment/tensioning. Hex/square spoke key included.
    • 12mm length with washer for a strong connection to the spoke added durability.
    • 14 gauge.
    • Black finish.
  • Tyres Info
    • Maximum tyre pressure for this rim is 65psi when used tyres below 33mm. Click here to listen to a podcast exploring the science of why lower pressures were found to be faster by pro teams.
    • Maximum tyre pressures for other tyre sizes: 38mm do not exceed 50psi, 45mm do not exceed 45psi, 45mm+ do not exceed 40psi.
    • Please do not exceed the maximum pressure stated on your tyre.
    • Suitable for tyres from 28mm up to 55mm wide.
    • Suitable tubeless road, gravel and CX tyres are available from a huge range of companies including Schwalbe, Hutchinson, Panaracer, Maxxis, WTB and many more.
  • Axle Size
    • Set up 12x100mm TA on the front and 12x142mm TA on the rear.
    • These wheels are also available with all existing disc brake road bike axle adapter sizes. All our axle adapters are easy to swap but we'll fit the adapters your bike needs to save you the work.
  • Front Hub
    • HUNT 4Season Disc designed for 4Season use with extra bearing shielding and sealing.
    • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy body.
    • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles.
    • Centre-lock disc mount. 6 bolt disc adaptors included.
    • Polished anodized black finish with laser graphics.
    • All axle adapters are available separately.
  • Rear Hub
    • 7075-T6 heat-treated aluminium alloy freehub body.
    • H_CERAMIK freehub body reinforcement coating provides excellent durability and protects against cassette sprocket damage to the freehub often seen on standard alloy freehub bodies.
    • 6 pawl, 28 tooth RapidEngage freehub, with an engagement angle of just 5 degrees
    • Hunt Race Season Disc straight-pull super-light alloy.
    • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy body.
    • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles.
    • Centre-lock disc mount. 6 bolt disc adaptors included.
    • Polished anodized black finish with laser graphics.
    • We fit the axles you need, just complete the simple form shown after checkout.]
    • All axle adapters are available separately.
  • Bearings
    • Super smooth precision bearings with proprietary waterproof grease specially selected for even the worst weather.
    • Sealed cartridge replaceable units.
    • Dual full-contact seals.

Rims

A strong and lightweight rim featuring unidirectional T24/30 carbon fibre with 3K weave re-enforced spoke holes. An asymmetric shape which is inverted from front to rear to provide balanced higher spoke tensions meaning tighter spokes for longer. Disc specific rims allow higher strength to weight as no reinforcement is required for a braking surface. The extra wide rim at 30mm (24mm internal) creates a great profile for wider 28-54mm tyres, giving more grip and lower rolling resistance.

Nipples

To accompany these high-end spokes we selected brass nipples for our Hunt 4Season wheels. Brass is strong and corrosion resistant plus it has self-lubricating properties to prevent issues that can arise from grit salt on the winter roads corroding the fine threads in alloy nipples. As well as the standard square body we chose nipples with a hex head so you can achieve precise tensioning.

Bearings

The heart of any wheel. Investing in them makes huge sense. We use high-grade precision smooth-rolling sealed cartridge bearings by EZO Japan.

Freehub Body

Durability is a theme for HUNT as time and money you spend fixing is time and money you cannot spend riding or upgrading your bikes. As a result, we've developed the H_CERAMIK coating to provide excellent durability and protect against cassette sprocket damage often seen on standard alloy freehub bodies.

Rim Surface

V:Absorbe resin reduces vibration and massively improves impact resistance. Disc brake rims are obviously not required to handle the high temperatures induced by prolonged rim braking. We have made the most of this and used our new V:Absorbe resin blends in the carbon layering which cures at a lower temperature. Lower temperature resins are less brittle meaning they have greater resistance to impacts and dampen vibration more effectively.

Rim Bed

H-Lock is our tubeless-ready rim bed profile with up-kicks to the shoulders of the tubeless steps which help to create a great rim-well seal for first installation and easy sealing of tubeless tyres. The H-Lock profile also locks the beads in place more securely once seated. This is especially important when running lower pressures off road.

Adaptability

Our wheels are seriously future-proof. We can adapt your wheels to any current axle standard on the market, you just need to let us know what are your requirements by filling in the simple form on the confirmation page after checkout. As Shimano hydraulic brakes are appearing on many new bikes, we wanted riders to have the option so we went even more adaptable with centre-lock hubs and 6 bolt adaptors included.

Tyres

At HUNT we enjoy the puncture resistance and grip benefits of tubeless on our every-day rides so we wanted to allow you the same option, but of course these tubeless-ready wheels are also designed to work perfectly inner tubes, just use tubes in tubeless ready tyres.

Weight

The consequence of the fanatic attention to detail is a low 1425g wheelset weight, and dependable reliability for many adventures to come. Acceleration and climbing are massively improved over many of the stock wheels supplied on road/gravel/CX disc brake bikes.

In the Box

  • Hunt Black Shield tubeless tape fitted to wheels.
  • The axle adapters needed for your bike, just fill in the simple form shown after order completion, the form is also included in your order confirmation page.
  • Cassette spacer for 8/9/10 speed
  • Tubeless Valves
  • Pillar spoke key for hex and square fitment
  • Pair 6 bolt disc adapters
  • Spare of each spoke plus nipples
  • Quality control card signed by your wheel builder

A full 3 years from purchase date warranty is offered to the original purchaser only on all Hunt bike wheels against material or workmanship defects, please click here to read full details.

All HUNT wheels models have to pass our harsh cobbled-rolling-road tests for rider weight limits, please see here for more details. 115kgs is the upper recommended rider weight limit for these wheels. Please include the weight of any luggage in your total rider weight when choosing the correct wheels. If a rider is over 100Kgs then an experienced bike mechanic should check the wheel regularly and it is advisable to use tyres at max 90psi as this will reduce the fatigue on the wheelset. We are cyclists ourselves and do of course go above and beyond to offer excellent service if you ever do experience any issues. We carry full spares at very reasonable prices and offer complete support.

60 Day Ride & Return Period. We are certain you'll be impressed by the acceleration, low-weight, speed and durability of our wheels. We are cyclists and as such strive to offer class leading service and support. Buy with confidence, if for any reason you wish to return the wheels for a full refund of your order you can do so up to a full 60 days after you receive them whether they have been ridden or not. Please note we cannot offer refunds on wheels that have suffered from crash damage but do offer a crash replacement discount.

"A Rare Mix of Performance and Value"

"They’re an ideal candidate for riders wanting to adopt a 650b wheel and tyre system, or upgrade from a stock gravel/CX bike. In the months of testing they haven’t put a foot wrong so far."