Race Face Aeffect Wheel Set, 29, Shimano 5045-500


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Hard-working 29er XC wheels ready for seasons of hard use. 23mm rims yield a neutral and solid ride feel, and these burly wheels are tubeless compatible. 21 engagement point rear hub is 9/10 speed compatible out of the box, and provides reliable engagements over the long term thanks to a time-proven 3 pawl design. Front and rear hubs are 6-bolt disc compatible for your classic rotor design of choice. Long-haul details like burly yet lightweight bladed spokes with brass nipples and sealed cartridge bearings throughout ensure these hoops will keep you ripping season after season.

  • 23mm tubeless compatible 6061 alloy rim.
  • Straight-pull bladed spokes with brass nipples are lightweight and burly.
  • Spoke count is 28 (F+R).
  • Disc brake only.
  • 6-bolt disc rotor attachments (F+R).
  • Hubs feature sealed cartridge bearings (F+R) for smooth rotations season after season.
  • Free hub features a 3 pawl design with 21 points of engagement for solid, reliable and satisfying engagements.
  • 9/10 speed freehub Shimano body.
  • Rear hub is compatible with the XX1 driver (sold separately).
  • Hub spacing is 15 x 100mm (front), 12 x 142mm (rear).
  • Rim strips included.
  • Total weight: 1900g.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Cross-country riding
  • Trail riding
Material Aluminum
Size 29in.
Tire type Clincher
Valve compatibility

The type of tube valve the rim will accommodate. Most Schrader wheels can be retrofitted to fit Presta valves.

Brake compatibility Disc brakes
Front hub width

The hub width must fit the inside distance between the two fork ends (dropouts).

Rear hub width 142mm
Spoke count 28
Spokes Stainless
Made in Taiwan