Industry Nine rolls out PillarCarbon BC360 wheelset

New 27.5+ wheelset, plus singlespeed and Lefty hubs

Industry Nine is releasing a new carbon wheelset designed to meet the needs of mountain bikers who roll on mid-sized rubber.


Industry Nine PillarCarbon BC360 highlights

  • 27.5in carbon rims
  • 36mm internal width
  • Tubeless compatible
  • Claimed weight of 1,825g
  • Available in late October
The new PillarCarbon BC360 wheelset
Industry Nine

The PillarCarbon BC360 builds on the success of the company’s alloy-rimed BC360 wheelset. As the name suggests, the carbon rims have an internal width of 36mm, which, according to Industry Nine, should play well high-volume tires from 2.4-3in in width.

The 27.5in carbon rims are laced with 32 of Industry Nine’s proprietary aluminum spokes per wheel to the company’s Torch hubs. Industry Nine covers a multitude of hub and axle standards with this new wheelset, with everything from quick-release to Boost and fat bike axle standards.

The claimed weight for the PillarCarbon BC360 wheelset is 1,825g. Pricing starts at $2,325. (UK and Australian prices have yet to be announced.) Industry Nine expects to begin shipping wheelsets in late October.

Singlespeed Boost and Lefty Supermax hubs

Are you a singlespeeder looking to get ‘boosted’? Industry Nine has you covered
Industry Nine

In addition to this new wheelset for plus bikes, the Asheville, North Carolina-based manufacturer is also launching two niche hubs to meet pent-up demand. 

First up is a singlespeed-specific 148x12mm rear hub with wider flange spacing and a smaller freehub body with just enough room to fine-tune the chainline. This SS hub is available in 28 and 32-hole versions. Buyers can choose from any of Industry Nine’s 11 anodized colors. Pricing is set at $385.

Lefty riders now have a shiny option for SuperMax forks
Industry Nine

Cannondale Lefty aficionados have a new high-end front hub option. The new Lefty 2.0 hub is 10mm wider for Lefty SuperMax forks. Buyers can choose from 28 and 32-hole drillings. Industry Nine offers this new one-sided hub for traditional J-bend spokes as well as its alloy straight-pull spokes.

The claimed weight is 190g, and it will set you back $190.


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