Easton HEIST XD29 Wheel (27mm internal width)

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The benefits of wide rims are hard to refute. Case in point, the Heist 27mm. This 29er wheel balance stability, lightness and all-mountain versatility. Easy to install endcap adaptors suit QR and thru-axle setups alike, making them future-proof. It comes tubeless ready out of the box, with three-cross lacing mated to 28 brass nipples keep things running true, even when getting real.

  • Welded aluminum rim with 27mm internal width and 20mm depth.
  • Tubeless ready rim is torsionally stiff.
  • Double-butted spokes are three-cross laced for excellent responsiveness and durability.
  • Spoke count is 28 in the front and rear.
  • Brass nipples.
  • 6-bolt disc X5 hubs.
  • Easton X5 hubs feature super smooth sealed cartridges.
  • Only compatible with 11-speed SRAM XD cassettes.
  • Compatible with QR or thru-axle setups (adaptors included).
  • Tubeless ready rim tape and valve come pre-installed.
  • Wheelset weight: 1840g

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Trail riding
  • Cross-country riding
Material Aluminum
Size 29in.
Tire type
  • Tubeless
  • Clincher
Retention device Customizable
Brake compatibility Disc brakes
Valve compatibility

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

Hub (front) Easton X5
Hub (rear)

The hub affects a bike’s rolling efficiency. Internally geared hubs require significantly less maintenance.

Easton X5
Spoke count 28
Spokes Easton
Rims Easton ARC
Made in Taiwan