WHAT IT IS
A purpose built XC wheelset without limitations. Light enough to race, strong enough to ride daily. Reduced fatigue and a more compliant ride through shape, laminate, and spoke-hole optimization.
WHO IT'S FOR
Modern XC racers and riders who demand equal uphill to downhill performance, lightweight, durability, and vertical compliance for long hours in the saddle.
WHY WE MADE IT
Carbon fiber is responsible for unlocking the potential of bigger and wider on mountain bikes. Today, riders can improve comfort, efficiency, and control by adapting their mountain bikes perfectly for the terrain and trails. Undoubtedly, this means they can go further and faster with more confidence. Compliment increased tire volume and rim width with a modern XC tread, and you’ve got an effective system, maximized for the up and down trail. The result is a purpose built full carbon fiber XC wheelset that is lighter, wider, and more vertically compliant without sacrificing strength or reliability. Additionally, the M525 features ENVE’s patent pending wide hookless beads that improve pinch flat resistance and allow riders to run modern light weight XC tires with a reduced risk of pinch flatting or impact damage.
Approved/Recommended Road Tires
Incompatible/Not Recommended Tires
|Effective Rim Diameter||27.5" 569mm
|Recommended Tire Size||2.1 in - 2.4 in||2.1 in - 2.4 in|
|i9 Hydra CL||627g||760g||1388g|
|Chris King ISO 6B||666g||836g||1501g|
|i9 101 CL||673g||817g||1490g|
|SPOKE INFORMATION*||SPOKE CROSS||FRONT LENGTH (NDS/DS)||REAR LENGTH (NDS/DS)|
|Chris King ISO 6B Boost - 27.5"||2X||272mm/274mm||274mm/272mm|
|Chris King ISO 6B Boost - 29"||2X||290mm/292mm||292mm/290mm|
|Chris King R45 CL - 27.5"||2X||272mm/272mm||272mm/272mm|
|Chris King R45 CL - 29"||2X||292mm/290mm||290mm/292mm|
|DT240 CL Boost - 27.5"||2X||274mm / 276mm||276mm / 274mm|
|DT240 CL non-Boost - 27.5"||2X||274mm / 276mm||274mm / 272mm|
|DT240 CL Boost - 29"||2X||294mm / 296mm||294mm / 292mm|
|DT240 CL non-Boost - 29"||2X||292mm / 294mm||294mm / 292mm|
|DT240 6B QR (non-conv)/Lefty - 29"||2X||290mm / 294mm||-|
|i9 Hydra CL Boost - 27.5"||2X||274mm / 278mm||276mm / 272mm|
|i9 Hydra CL Boost - 29"||2X||294mm / 296mm||294mm / 290mm|
|i9 101 CL Boost - 27.5"||2X||276mm / 278mm||276mm / 272mm|
|i9 101 CL Boost - 29"||2X||294mm / 296mm||296mm / 290mm|
|*This wheelset is built with Sapim CX Ray spokes, except 101 builds, which use Sapim Force spokes. Those built before May 2018 may use a DT Swiss spoke equivalent. DT Swiss spoke heads are stamped "DT".|
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