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e*thirteen Releases TRS Race SL Wheelset

Cheaper, Stronger, Lighter Slashers.

As if we needed another reason to love e*thirteen wheels, the trail-oriented TRS Race got updated to the better and cheaper TRS Race SL. Let’s take a quick look at the new $1,500 hoops.

The new, more traditional-looking all-aluminum hubs make no compromise to their strength or their impressive 6-degree engagement, and they happen to save you almost 40 grams. They’re made in both Boost and non-Boost spacing, so if you still love your 142×12 frame, you can keep on loving it.

No soup can for you! The new, lighter-weight hubs still feature the same internals, and are now as light as their carbon counterparts.

The rims’ extra millimeter of internal width came at the expense of a half-millimeter of sidewall material. But thanks to an updated carbon structure, the new SL rims distribute the force of impacts better than the original TRS Race.

Don’t let that missing half-millimeter scare you. The new SL carbon rims tested stronger against impacts than its predecessor.

We’ve got a tester putting miles on the new TRS Race SL wheels as we speak, so stay tuned to see how they roll.

bythehive.com

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