Shimano Deore XT WH-M8000 Front Wheel
Who's this item for: Trail and XC riders chasing reliability and speed.
Materials: Aluminium featuring steel bearings.
Spoke hole count: 28 hole.
Convertibility: None announced yet.
Rotor Mount: Centrelock - Note that only the included HB-M8010 lockring and washer (HB-M8010) is compatible with these hubs and older-style lockrings will not fit.
Bearing style / amount: Loose ball bearings running on machine ground bearing cups and cones.
Tubeless: Yes, the rims are tubeless-ready.
Rim Dimensions: The rim height is 18.8mm and the internal width is 23.9mm.
Materials: Aluminium with a welded rim join.
Material: Unknown, but they are double-butted spokes. 2.0-1.8-2.0
J-bend / Straight pull: Straight pull
Pros: Lightweight front wheel at approximately 840-grams. Shimano hubs roll really well.
Cons: At 23.9mm internal rim width this wouldn't be considered wide enough by some.