Shimano Deore XT WH-M8000 Rear Wheel
Who's this item for: Trail and XC riders chasing reliability and speed.
Materials: Aluminium featuring steel bearings.
Engagement: 36 points of contact in one full rotation.
Convertibility: None announced yet.
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: Durable, lightweight rear wheel at approximately 1050-grams. Shimano hubs roll really well.
Cons: At 23.9mm internal rim width this wouldn't be considered wide enough by some.