WTB pushes wider with Ci31 rims

New carbon rims from the wheel and tire specialist

WTB is rolling out a new, wider carbon rim option for trail riding and enduro racing called the Ci31.

As the name implies, the Ci31 rim has an internal width of 31mm. This new carbon rim is tubeless-compatible and offered in a 32-hole version.

WTB offers the Ci31 in 27.5 and 29in versions
WTB offers the Ci31 in 27.5 and 29in versions

These new hoops are is available now in 27.5 and 29in diameters. The claimed weight is 455 and 490g respectively.

Pricing is set at $599, which makes it a bit more palatable to riders than offerings from other companies. (UK and Australian pricing has yet to be announced.)

Visit www.wtb.com for more information.

Josh Patterson

Tech Editor, US
Josh has been riding and racing mountain bikes since 1998. Being stubborn, endurance racing was a natural fit. Josh bankrolled his two-wheeled addiction by wrenching at various bike shops across the US for 10 years and even tried his hand at frame building. These days Josh spends most of his time riding the trails around his home in Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Discipline: Mountain, cyclocross, road
  • Preferred Terrain: Anywhere with rock- and root-infested technical singletrack. He also enjoys unnecessarily long gravel races.
  • Current Bikes: Trek Remedy 29 9.9, Yeti ASRc, Specialized CruX, Spot singlespeed, Trek District 9
  • Dream Bike: Evil The Following, a custom Moots 27.5+ for bikepacking adventures
  • Beer of Choice: PBR
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO, USA
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