Hand-built AM928 asymmetric rim profile carbon fiber mtb 29er wheels

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Global warehouse ship to most countries while the North American warehouse only ship to the United States and Canada

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    SPOKES/NIPPLES

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    RIM

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    ACCESSORIES

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    OVERVIEW

HUB

Spoke This is a required option.

Brand Model Type Thread Diameter (mm) Weight(g) Gauge Riding Style Available(Warehouse Location)
Sapim Race Double Butted 2.0 - 1.8 - 2.0 5.7g (260mm) 14G Heavy Duty North America, China
Sapim D-Light Double Butted 2.0 - 1.65 - 2.0 4.8g (260mm) 14G Versatile North America, China
Sapim CX-Ray Aero 2.0 - 0.9/2.3 - 2.0 4.4g (260mm) N/A Light Aero North America, China
DT SWISS Competition Race Double Butted 2.0 - 1.6 - 2.0 4.8g (260mm) 14G Versatile China
Pillar PSR X-TRA 1420 Aero 2.0 - 0.95/2.2 - 2.0 4.4g (260mm) N/A Inexpensive Aero China

Sapim D-Light – The best all-around and most popular spoke for carbon wheels. Lightweight but incredibly strong.
Sapim Race – Our strongest and stiffest spoke. These spokes are suitable for heavy or extremely aggressive riders who need a stiffer wheel.
Sapim CX-Ray – The lightest spoke in our lineup is still quite strong due to the elasticity and amazing fatigue life.

DT Competition Race - All Mountain and XC spoke used by the Chinese location as a substitue for the D-Light (depending on availability)

Pillar PSR X-TRA 1420 - An inexpensive bladed spoke, great for road and cyclocross riding.

DT Swiss Competition Race

Sapim CX Ray

Nipple This is a required option.

Nipple Brand Model Material Color Length Available
(Warehouse Location)
Sapim Double Square Secure Lock Alloy Black, Red, Green, Blue, Gold, Lime, Purple, Orange 16mm Norh America
Sapim Polyax/ Polyax Secure Lock Alloy Black, Red, Green, Blue, Gold, Lime, Purple, Orange 14mm China
Sapim Polyax Secure Lock Brass Black 16mm China
DT Swiss DT SQUORX (PRO HEAD PRO LOCK) Alloy Black, Red 15mm China
DT Swiss Standard PRO LOCK Brass Black 14mm China

Aluminium Black

Aluminium Red

Brass Black

Version This is a required option.

AM - This model is mid-weight and suitable for all mountain and trail riding. Can be used for light-duty enduro.
EN - This version has additional reinforcement and is suitable for more aggressive riders. It's the best choice for Enduro style riding.

AM928

EN928 USD +5

Finish This is a required option.

Matte is slightly lighter and a more subtle finish (most popular). Glossy has a shine to it.

glossy

matte

Weave This is a required option.

The layup schedule is predetermined for each model, but you can choose the outer layer.
3k/12k/UD are the 3 choices for cosmetic appearance.The rim strength & weight is virtually identical.
UD Matte is the most popular and has a subtle look.
3k weave has a more traditional carbon fiber look.
More info about Weave >>

12K

3K

UD

Decal This is a required option.


The new graphics are included and available in 7 colors. The decals are now easily replaceable so you can keep your rims looking fresh.

Stealth

Blue

Green

Magenta

Orange

Red

Yellow

Valve Stem This is a required option.

We include enough valves to cover your individual rim purchase. We use a lightweight black alloy anodized valve with an oversized concave collar for easy gripping. A rubber o-ring goes in between the rim and the collar to help seal the rim and match the contour of the rim profile. The vavle core is removeable so you can add sealant withoutn removing your tire.
Link to tubeless valve instructions

None

Add Valve Stem USD +7 each

Tubeless Tape This is a required option.

One 10 yard roll of tape will be included. It is typically covers 2 rims with two laps each or 4 rims with one lap each.The high tensile tubeless tape features a natural rubber adhesive that does not leave a residue on the rims. On mountain bike rims, one layer of 18mm width tape is strong enough to seal the access holes which makes for the lightest tubeless setup.
Instructions of tubeless rim tape

None

Add Tubeless Tape USD +6 each

asymmetric wheelset

In Stock, typically ships within 2 business days

In Stock, typically ships within 2 business days

Non-Stocked, typically ships within 1-2 weeks Go to rim inventory page

Non-Stocked, typically ships within 1-2 weeks Go to rim inventory page

Recon Pro orders start shipping in October.

- + Pair

Spoke This is a required option.

Brand Model Type Thread Diameter (mm) Weight(g) Gauge Riding Style Available(Warehouse Location)
Sapim Race Double Butted 2.0 - 1.8 - 2.0 5.7g (260mm) 14G Heavy Duty North America, China
Sapim D-Light Double Butted 2.0 - 1.65 - 2.0 4.8g (260mm) 14G Versatile North America, China
Sapim CX-Ray Aero 2.0 - 0.9/2.3 - 2.0 4.4g (260mm) N/A Light Aero North America, China
DT SWISS Competition Race Double Butted 2.0 - 1.6 - 2.0 4.8g (260mm) 14G Versatile China
Pillar PSR X-TRA 1420 Aero 2.0 - 0.95/2.2 - 2.0 4.4g (260mm) N/A Inexpensive Aero China

Sapim D-Light – The best all-around and most popular spoke for carbon wheels. Lightweight but incredibly strong.
Sapim Race – Our strongest and stiffest spoke. These spokes are suitable for heavy or extremely aggressive riders who need a stiffer wheel.
Sapim CX-Ray – The lightest spoke in our lineup is still quite strong due to the elasticity and amazing fatigue life.

DT Competition Race - All Mountain and XC spoke used by the Chinese location as a substitue for the D-Light (depending on availability)

Pillar PSR X-TRA 1420 - An inexpensive bladed spoke, great for road and cyclocross riding.

Sapim CX Ray

Sapim D-Light

Sapim Race

Nipple This is a required option.

Nipple Brand Model Material Color Length Available
(Warehouse Location)
Sapim Double Square Secure Lock Alloy Black, Red, Green, Blue, Gold, Lime, Purple, Orange 16mm Norh America
Sapim Polyax/ Polyax Secure Lock Alloy Black, Red, Green, Blue, Gold, Lime, Purple, Orange 14mm China
Sapim Polyax Secure Lock Brass Black 16mm China
DT Swiss DT SQUORX (PRO HEAD PRO LOCK) Alloy Black, Red 15mm China
DT Swiss Standard PRO LOCK Brass Black 14mm China

Aluminium Black

Aluminium Red

Aluminium Blue

Aluminium Gold

Aluminium Green

Aluminium Lime

Aluminium Orange

Aluminium Purple

Version This is a required option.

AM - This model is mid-weight and suitable for all mountain and trail riding. Can be used for light-duty enduro.
EN - This version has additional reinforcement and is suitable for more aggressive riders. It's the best choice for Enduro style riding.

AM928

EN928 USD +5

Finish This is a required option.

matte

Weave This is a required option.

UD

Decal This is a required option.


The new graphics are included and available in 7 colors. The decals are now easily replaceable so you can keep your rims looking fresh.

Stealth

Blue

Green

Magenta

Orange

Red

Yellow

Valve Stem This is a required option.

We include enough valves to cover your individual rim purchase. We use a lightweight black alloy anodized valve with an oversized concave collar for easy gripping. A rubber o-ring goes in between the rim and the collar to help seal the rim and match the contour of the rim profile. The vavle core is removeable so you can add sealant withoutn removing your tire.
Link to tubeless valve instructions

None

Add Valve Stem USD +7 each

Tubeless Tape This is a required option.

We use a tubeless tape with high tensile strength and only one lap is required so it is very light. It uses a natural rubber adhesive that does not leave any residue on the rims.

None

Add Tubeless Tape USD +8 each

asymmetric wheelset

In Stock, typically ships within 2 business days

In Stock, typically ships within 2 business days

Non-Stocked, typically ships within 1-2 weeks Go to rim inventory page

Non-Stocked, typically ships within 1-2 weeks Go to rim inventory page

Recon Pro orders start shipping in October.

- + Pair

Weight: 860.00g+/-25

Final total: USD 338.00+

Weight: 860.00g+/-25

Final total: USD 398.00+

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RIM SPECS

  • Size 29er
  • Use All Mountain/Enduro
  • Type Hookless
  • Tubeless Ready
  • Inner/Outer Width 28mm/34mm
  • Depth 28mm
  • ERD 583mm (not including nipple head dimension)
  • Weight AM 430+/-15g, EN 480+/-15g
  • Offset 2.6mm (asymmetric)
  • Weight Limit 120kg
  • Spoke Hole Angle ±5°
  • Spoke Tension ≤145kgf recommended
  • Tyre Pressure ≤35psi recommended
  • Tire 2.1" ~ 2.7" recommended

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Our 34mm wide wheels have become our most popular asymmetric product thanks to its versatility. The 28mm inner width offers a wide and stable tire profile for your enduro tires, without becoming square-edged. You can easily get away with running 2.2’s or 2.5’s, but 2.3” - 2.4” tires are the sweet spot. The EN version has an extra wrap of 3k carbon fiber around the nipple bed, and reinforced sidewalls support G-Out forces, and increased rim stiffness, increasing suitability for aggressive riders over 200 pounds.


More air volume, a wider stance, and the bead seat retention system will keep your tires in place on race day and provide an incredibly solid tubeless platform. Wheel stiffness is further increased with a deep profile, allowing for cornering and charging through rough terrain with more speed and confidence than ever before.

Hookless: Carbon fiber flows continuously over the bead area to provide the best impact resistance and a significant strength increase compared to a clincher rim.


Manufacturing process: Our air bladders are made from a special material which produces smoother walls, result in a lighter rim, and are completely removed without harsh chemicals. They are removed through the valve hole with a unique process so that the rim does not have to be patched like traditional manufacturers use. This significantly improves the strength of the rims. Read More about our process


Hand-Built: Each wheelset is painstakingly built by hand to tension within 5% variance. Each spoke's tension rating is recorded in our system, as is the roundness and lateral tolerance.


T700: Constructed with premium Toray T700 carbon fiber. The best strength to weight ratio with no expense spared.


Precise layup: Each rim carries its own layup schedule documents which are followed meticulously by the layup workers. Our Engineering team creates a unique fiber orientation which amplifies the desired riding characteristics for a given rim.


Angled Holes: Angled spoke holes allows the nipple to pull straight in line with the spoke for reduced stress. This results in fewer broken spokes and nipples.


U-Shape: U-shape profile spreads the force of impacts and creates a more robust product.


Bead lock: The small ridges on either side of the drop channel help secure tubeless tires in place. The bead lock makes it easier to seal up tubeless tires with a floor pump, and they are incredibly hard to burp.


Asymmetrical: The profile allows for equalized spoke tension which creates a stronger wheel that stays true.


Tubeless: While the rims are optimized for a tubeless setup with the addition of tubeless tape, they also work with tubes.


For Non-Pro Series Rims: From the date of purchase, 3-year Standard Warranty.

For Pro Series Rims: From the date of purchase, 5-year Pro Warranty as standard and an upgraded optional lifetime Premium Warranty with minimum charge.

Crash Replacement: It is applicable with the same period as the warranty time range that you purchased for the rims with 10% /25% discount for Non-Pro series /Pro series.

Know more about the warranty policy >>

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Jean 2017/07/31

Hi there What would be the cost to get 2 of these rims to South Africa? Thanks, Jean


LightBicycle 2017/08/01

Hi Jean, Thanks for your inquiry! Please check our quotation as below. The AM928 wheelset: DT Swiss 350 hubs and DT Competition race spokes/nipples, USD846.45/pair(after 5% discount) If it is with Hope hubs, it will be USD100 added. If it is with DT Swiss 240s hubs, it will be USD205 added. If it is with Sapim cx-ray spokes, it will be USD84 added. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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mark 2017/07/19

Hi guys Can you do DT 350 hubs in straight pull? thanks


LightBicycle 2017/07/20

Hi Mark, Thanks for your massage! DT Swiss 350 Straight pull hubs are used out currently. It takes around 3 months for the new batch to arrive. Currently, we only have 350 J-bend hubs in stock. If you like straight pull hubs, we have DT 240s hubs in stock. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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FatFrontSkinnyBack 2017/07/12

Interested in just the front wheel for XC racing. I weigh 155 lbs (70kg) and interested in the best rim for 2.35 Maaxis Ardent Race (non-EXO casing). On my Specialized Roval Control SL, the inner diameter is 22mm and the tire seems to have a bit rounded profile. Interested in getting just the front wheel with larger inner diameter. AM928 DT240 6-bolt 15/100mm (non-boost) 28 hole Sapim CX Ray If you could provide a quote for delivery to U.S. Much thanks!


LightBicycle 2017/07/13

Hi Sir/Madam, Thanks for your inquiry! The AM928 front wheel with the following specs is USD545.19(after a 5% discount). Rim: AM928, 28mm inner wide/34mm outer wide/28mm deep, UD matte, 28H Hub: black DT Swiss 240S, front 15*100mm, straightpull, 6-bolt Spokes: black bladed Sapim cx-ray Nipples: black alloy EMS delivery cost: USD57 for one wheel to USA Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Robert 2017/07/11

hi, i'm looking for light wheels 29 for trek fuel ex 9.8 (boost, shimano, center lock), probably am928 and dt swiss 240s what is the cost of delivery to Poland, and how much time the delivery takes?


LightBicycle 2017/07/12

Hi Robert, Thanks for your inquiry! We have 2 lightest AM928 rims in stock. They are 411g and 416g(normally, AM928 weight is 430 /-15g). If you place an order quickly, we can make the wheelset around 1525g. EMS delivery cost: USD134 for a wheelset to Poland. We can ship the wheelset within 3 days and it will take another 5~10 days to Poland by EMS delivery. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Damien 2017/07/10

Hi, I am looking for a new carbon wheelset for my weight and riding. I am a 105kg/230lb rider, mostly XC but do some technical AM descents. I was looking at a pair of AM928 or EN928 / Boost hubs DT240s front and rear / 32 hole / Sapim CX Ray spokes / Brass nipples. Can you advise cost with shipping to Australia. Would you recommend this configuration for my size? Thank you in advance for your time.


LightBicycle 2017/07/11

Hi Damien, Thanks for your inquiry! If you ride a bit technical descent, you can choose front AM928/ rear EN928. For EN928, it is with some more carbon fiber material added, will make rims stronger. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Mike 2017/05/03

Do these work on plus bikes like the Trek Stache?


LightBicycle 2017/05/04

Hello Mike, Thanks for your inquiry. The AM928 wheels are designed for all mountain riding mainly but suitable for plus bike also. The recommend tires width are 2.1’’ ~ 2.7’’. However, a wider rim will be more comfortable for plus bike riding. May I know what the tire width you use? Also, what your riding terrain is normally? Then we will do some recommendations and quote accordingly. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Matt 2017/03/25

Hi Can you custom colour the wheel decals? I have a yeti and would like the decal color to be the same as the Yeti torquise. is this possible? Thanks Matt


LightBicycle 2017/03/27

Hello Matt, Thanks for your inquiry. If you like our newest mtb decal in Yeti turquoise, that is fine. Please find attached picture of the pantone color which is similar to Yeti turquoise. Does that work for you? Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Steve 2017/03/24

G'day Light Bicycle, I hope you are well. What is the shipping cost to Australia for a pair of XC923 / DT240s / 28 hole /CX Ray straight pull spokes For a 69 kg / 152 lb XC rider would you recommend the XC923 wheels in this configuration? Thank you in advance for your time


LightBicycle 2017/03/25

Hello Steve, Thanks for your inquiry. The XC923 wheelset built with DT 240S straight pull 6-bolt standard hubs and Sapim cx-ray spokes is $1083/pair. The delivery cost is $58 for one wheelset to Australia by EMS. Your total comes to $1180.94 USD plus paypal fee. The XC923 rim is designed for XC riding. You are not a large rider, so the wheels are strong enough for your riding. Also, the DT 240S hubs and Sapim cx-ray spokes are light and with good quality. They are what we recommended. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Ethan 2017/03/20

Besides Hope, do you have for Dt Swiss hubs combo for 240s or 350 for front (boost 15/110) and rear (12/157) to pair with am928 and the estimated weight? Thanks.


LightBicycle 2017/03/22

Hello Ethan, Thanks for your inquiry. I double checked with hub agent, and we can get the DT 350 J-bend 6-bolt front 15*110mm boost/ rear 12*157mm 32H hubs for you. The AM928 wheelset built with DT350 hubs and DT competition race spokes is USD866/pair. Wheelset weight 1706 /-25g. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Wally 2017/02/27

Hallo, I'm looking for AM928 with DT 350's Boost hubs, 28 hole, straight pull, 6-bolt. Is $911 for the wheel set. What is the cost to ship to Italy and the cost in Euro €? Thanks, Wally


LightBicycle 2017/02/28

Hello Wally, Thanks for your inquiry. There is a 5% discount for our new asymmetric wheelset. The AM928 wheelset built with DT 350 boost hubs and DT competition race spokes is $865.45 USD (EUR818). The delivery cost is $78 USD (EUR74) for one wheelset to Italy by EMS. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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