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The crankbrothers tuned wheel system now includes an aluminium range.


Crankbrothers synthesis wheels take a new approach to wheel systems, focusing on a compliant front wheel with a stif rear wheel to achieve optimum ride characteristics for each.  The compliant front wheel improves handling and control in the turns, while a stif rear wheel enhances stability and trackinh at speed.  In the alloy range, these differing characteristics are achieved by variations chosen in spoke tension, spoke weight, spoke count, rim width and rim weight. 


The range features Enduro, XC/Trail and E-bike models, aiming to accommodate as many riders as possible.  There are 2 hub options available on enduro and XCT models - a crankbrothers hub and an i9 1/1 hub, providing 4 degrees of engagement.  Enduro and XCT rim only availability also gives the option for custom wheel building.


Front wheel

Inner rim width - 26.5

Spoke count - 28

Spokes - Sapim D-light

Weight - 831g


Rear wheel

Inner rim width - 24.5

Spoke count - 32

Spokes - Sapim D-light

Weight - 978g

Hub engagement - 4 degrees  

MSRP Price List

Stock CodeFreehub TypeSize MSRP
CRB-16516SRAM XD29"£434.99
CRB-16530Shimano 9/10/11sp29"£434.99
CRB-16531Shimano Micro29"£434.99
Synthesis Alloy XCT i9 hub rearSynthesis Alloy XCT i9 hub rearSynthesis Alloy XCT i9 hub rearSynthesis Alloy XCT i9 hub rear


Crankbrothers was established by two keen mountain bikers, Carl and Frank. Their aim has always been to develop product for riders, from their first product, the speed lever, to the now iconic Mallet DH Race pedal.

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