Performance Wheelhouse -- Stan's Arch EX 29 Mountain Bike Wheelset
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When most cyclists think of custom-built wheels, big dollar signs come to mind. But that doesn't have to be the case. At Performance, we set out to create a great riding, great performing premium enduro/trail handbuilt wheelset at an affordable price. And of course, that wheelset would need to be built around the amazing Stan's ZTR Arch EX 29" rim. The Arch Ex rim blends the speed of their Crest rims with the reinforced internal arches of their all-mountain Flow EX. The result is a wheelset that's light enough for XC racing, but durable enough to take on more technical trails. The Arch EX features Bead Socket Technology, which is lighter and stronger by design, plus its lower sidewalls lock securely onto your tire beads to create better tire performance. What you get is higher volume tires with profiles that roll faster and offers better traction, whether climbing, descending or cornering. Strong, light, fast and fully tubeless compatible, the Arch EX is the ultimate trail rim.
But it doesn't just stop there. We laced the Stan's rim to a cartridge bearing hub that is durable and fully sealed to keep out the mud and grime. Multiple pawls engage the freehub at nearly every point of rotation, so there are no dead points or skipped pawls. That means you get better power transfer, speed, and control. The front hub has swappable endcaps for either traditional quick release skewers or 15mm thru axle and the rear hub has a12x142mm thru axle adapter. 6-bolt disc brake mounts handle stopping power, and double butted spokes with brass nipples keep the wheels stiff, round, and true.