Fortus 26W Rear Wheel - Shimano HG Steel
Wheels built around bombproof Hope Pro 5 hubs, machine built then hand finished in Barnoldswick using no nonsense, standard J-bend Sapim Race Stainless Steel spokes and silver brass nipples.
The wheels are available with a choice of Fortus rims, from 23 mm up to 35 mm internal width. Hub options include every mountain bike size we've ever heard of. (NB Images show Shimano HG freehubs).
The 26W size is for bikes running tyres from 2.25"-2.5".
Pro 5 Hub Spec:
Fast engagement - 108 points of engagement (54 on steel and eBike freehubs).
Improved labyrinth seals over Pro 4 and stainless Steel, sealed cartridge bearings.
Lower drag than Pro 4 hubs.
Front wheels supplied 15 mm and 20 mm axle conversions.
Choice of 6 colours and all mountain bike hub sizes.
Fortus 26W Rim Spec:
Welded and eyeleted 6061 T6 aluminium rim.
Tubeless compatible (requires tape and valves).
25 mm Tape, Valve and wipe included for Tubeless setup
Internal width: 26 mm.
External width: 31 mm.
Profile depth: 20 mm.
Recommended tyre width: 2.25” - 2.5”.
Spoke count: 32.
- 26": 537 mm
- 27.5": 562 mm
- 29": 600 mm
Rim only weight:
- 26": 520g
- 27.5: 545g
- 29": 580g
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Orders Under £50 - £4.95 (RoyalMail)
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We don't currently deliver complete bikes outside the UK.
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