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We Are One Convergence I9 Hydra Wheelset

$1,750.00
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Our favourite wheelset made right in Kamloops BC

Description

Look no further if you're looking for top-shelf quality and performance — Without hesitation, We Are One Convergence Wheelsets are shop favourite!

Simply put, this is WAO's best rim to date

With data driven improvements, these rims utilize Convergence Technology that hits 33% stronger and rides 18% more damped than anything WAO has created in the past. This means that when you choose a rim with Convergence technology you are getting a rim that will stay true longer, need less maintenance over time and provide a smooth yet responsive ride feel. The brand focused on strength and ride feel when developing Convergence and they've hit the sweet spot!

Evolution of shape

Traditionally, the interface of where the nipple sits in the rim has never been ideal. The Convergence's external shape drives the internal profile. With 7.5° alternating faces, when drilled, it gives the nipple the perfect perpendicular angle with no point loading. This feature improves fatigue on the nipples and spokes, providing unrivalled durability and prolonged service intervals.

 

The Convergence lineup comes in three lip-to-lip internal widths

Select the desired width to give the optimal tire profile and feel in order to achieve a confident contact patch and greatly improve the control of the bike. Front rims are designed with a 28-hole drilling pattern while the rear one has a 32-hole pattern.

  • Sector 28mm
    Trail — 29" Diameter Only
    Founded by the spirit of racing, the Sector is the narrowest and lightest trail rim with Convergence Technology. Pairing nicely with tires between 2.2" and 2.4", the Sector 28mm is there to help you twist through corners fast and confidently.
  • Triad 30mm
    Enduro — 27.5" & 29" Diameters
    The Triad is the WAO's newest 30mm internal width Enduro rim with Convergence technology. This rim pairs well with tires between 2.4" and 2.6", covering the most popular tire options out there.
  • Fuse 33mm
    Enduro Plus — 29" Diameter Only
    WAO's highest volume Enduro Plus rim with Convergence Technology. When you need the most traction, a higher volume rim allows you to lower your tire pressure and squeeze out every last ounce of grip. The increased confidence that comes with from a higher volume Fuse rim allows you to run a wide range of tires from 2.5" to 2.8" without a worry.

Industry Nine Hydra Hubs

I9 Hydra hubs are the heart of the wheelset. Everything revolves around them - literally. Every step of design, engineering, manufacturing, and assembly is done on premises to the brand's exacting standards, ensuring strong and reliable hubs to keep you rolling on the trails.
Hydra Classic mountain hubs are loaded with features every rider will appreciate such as revolutionary 0.52° engagement, generously low weights and an intuitive layout that can be serviced without any proprietary tools.

Specifications

Rim

  • Diameter: 27.5" // 29"
  • ERD: 564mm // 604mm
  • Width: Sector 28mm // Triad 30mm // Fuse 33mm
  • Height: 18.5mm
  • Spokes Count: 28 // 32
  • Material: Carbon
  • Tubeless Ready
  • Valve: Presta
  • Tire Size Range: Sector 2.2"-2.4" // Triad 2.4"-2.6" // Fuse 2.5"-2.8"
  • Weight:
    • Sector 495g
    • Triad 490g (27.5") // 505g (29")
    • Fuse 523g
  • Lifetime Warranty

Hub

  • Hubs: Industry Nine Hydra 6 Bolt // Center Lock
  • Axle Diameter: 15mm (front) // 12mm (rear)
  • Spacing: Boost 110mm (front) // Boost 148mm (rear) // Super Boost 157mm (rear)
  • Driver: HG // MS // XD
  • Spokes Count: 28 // 32

Additional Info

  • Spokes: Sapim Race
  • Nipples: Sapim Polyax

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