Crankbrothers launches e-MTB wheelset

By Stephen Frothingham

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers’ new E-MTB specific Lithium wheelset features twin pair spoke technology with stronger 2.0 straight gauge spokes, a “robust” steel freehub, and wide reinforced rim profile.

The wheel is designed for electric mountain bikes up to 350 watts maximum.

The freehub is 3-pawl, 11-speed HG mountain-style cassette compatible. An XD driver is available separately for $99 retail. The front axle is 15 X 110 Boost, rear axle is 148×112 Boost. The rim has a shot-peen black anodized finish. It has an internal width of 35 millimeter, 40 millimeter outer.

Weight is 2,085 grams. Retail price is $779.

More information: crankbrothers.com/products/lithium-wheelset.