Halo SAS Wide Boy/DJD Purple Haze wheelset review£250.00

Pilgrim's signature set

BikeRadar score4.5/5

Based around the same rims as the SAS, this is the signature wheelset of long-time Halo user and dirt jump star Sam Pilgrim.

The double eyelet, double joint 36mm-wide rims are as stiff and strong as ever, so if you’re casing more jumps than you’re clearing, go for these wheels. And the purple anodised finish with white powder coated spokes is certainly eye-catching!

This signature wheelset also comes with a dedicated jumpers' hubset. The Wide Boy front hub is disc-brake-mount-free and can run quick-release, 15mm, 20mm or various nutted axles.

The DJD SS rear hub is rigged for nutted axles and comes with disc mounts and Halo’s dedicated singlespeed freehub for easy ratio changes.

Guy Kesteven

Freelance Writer, UK
Guy started filling his brain with cycle stats and steaming up bike shop windows back in 1980. He worked the other side of those windows from '89 while getting a degree in “describing broken things covered in mud" (archaeology). Dug historical holes in the ground through the early '90s, then became a pro bike tester in '97. Guy has ridden thousands of bikes and even more components the world over since then and can remember them all in vivid, haunting detail. Can't remember where the car keys are, though.
  • Age: 45
  • Height: 180cm / 5' 11"
  • Weight: 68kg / 150lb
  • Waist: 76cm / 30in
  • Chest: 91cm / 36in
  • Discipline: Strict sadomasochist
  • Preferred Terrain: Technical off-piste singletrack and twisted back roads. Up, down, along — so long as it's faster than the last time he did it he's happy.
  • Current Bikes: An ever changing herd of test machines from Tri bikes to fat bikes and everything in between.
  • Dream Bike: His Nicolai Helius AM custom tandem
  • Beer of Choice: Theakston's Old Peculier (not Peculiar)
  • Location: Yorkshire, UK

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