Nukeproof Generator Race mountain bike wheelset review

Bombproof gravity wheels

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GBP £304.98 RRP | USD $495.00
Nukeproof Generator Race mountain bike wheelset

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Sure-footed, reliable and bombproof gravity wheelset perfect for weekends at the races or all-day descending
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The ‘Race’ in the name of these hefty Nukeproof wheels definitely refers to downhill rather than cross-country competition. Axle switching isn’t easy but they are sturdy. 

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The broad rim is based on Sun Ringlé’s MTX family, with a 23mm internal width giving you free rein on rubber size. Thirty-two plain gauge DT spokes spread impact loads well, and we’ve not had any issues despite hammering and hucking them. 

The 20mm hub can convert to 15mm and quick-release while the 15mm hub will only convert to QR. Bearing life can be variable, so make sure you give them plenty of love and care. They’re not tubeless-ready (or taped) either, although you do get spare spokes. If bright yellow scares you, they come in silver and black too.

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This article was originally published in Mountain Biking UK magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Generator Race wheelset (12)
Brand Nukeproof

Description Weight: Front: 956g Rear: 1,119g Total: 2,075g *Axles: Front: QR/15/20 Rear: QR/135/142/150mm
Weight (g) 2075