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B.H.D. - Big Half Deal Rim

$930.44
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RI015
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Product Description

 

 

BREAKING NEWS in the fat bike world...
 
Hed's entire line of Big Deal fat rims can now be purchased as a rim-only, for the custom build of your dreams.

Thus far, our Big Deal fat rims and wheels have won the hearts of cyclists around the world. What if that's not enough for you? What if we told you that we now have an even BIGGER deal than before? 

Enter: The Big Half Deal (B.H.D.). This is a special, larger diameter version of our beloved 85mm-wide carbon Big Deal rim. With a 27.5-inch size, it's smack-dab-HALF-way between a 26" wheel and a 29" wheel. If you have a new-fangled 27.5" fat bike, this is THE performance rim choice.

Like other Big Deals, the B.H.D. is tubeless ready with our patented Inflatobam technology.
 

Tech Notes

1. Do NOT use tire levers on B.H.D. rims!

2. Specific to our Big Deal line of carbon rims: If you choose to ride these rims on regular dirt trails (e.g. NOT in soft snow or sand), wider tires and higher air pressure will decrease the chance of rim damage from striking an obstacle. We strongly recommend an honest assessment of your ride style. For the BHD, use 8psi minimum on groomed snow, or 10psi minimum on dirt and rocks - both with a minimum tire size of 3.8".

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⚠️ WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including bisphenol-A, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to WWW.P65WARNINGS.CA.GOV

Product Videos

Hed Tech Talk: Big Deal Tubeless Tire Installation 04:42

In this Hed Tech Talk, we cover the fine details of how to install tubeless tires on our fat-tastic Big Deal rims.  These instructions apply to all current models that we offer:   -The 85mm-wide Big Deal carbon -The 100mm-wide B.F.D. carbon -The 80mm-wide B.A.D. (Big Aluminum Deal)   All of these wheels feature our Inflatobam rim shaping and technology.  In the event that your tires don’t fit quite tight enough to inflate, we also include our proprietary Inflatobands with each rim, which are giant rubber bands intended to reduce the gap between your tire and rim, for easier initial inflation.  If you’re old school and like to use inner tubes, you can do that too, and nobody will be mad (but you should use Gorilla Tape to cover up the spoke nipples – so you don’t puncture the tube).   NOTE: You will need an air compressor for tubeless inflation.  If you use tubes, a floor pump will work just dandy. BIG NOTE: DO NOT USE TIRE LEVERS ON OUR BIG DEAL RIMS!  You don’t need them, and they can damage the rim.   Find more Hed Tech Talks at this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj8G1vwwVp6hjvTwO1CmOxA

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Other Details

Rim Width:
85mm
Rim Material:
Carbon
Rim Weight:
465 grams
Color:
Twill Weave
Rim Hole Count:
32
Drill Pattern:
Symmetrical Only
Decal Type:
White
MIN/MAX TIRE SIZE:
3.8 - 5.0"
Rim ERD:
589 (includes washer)
MSRP:
$700
Rim Shape Patent #:
9597926

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