Industry Nine Hydra + We Are One Sector Convergence Custom Carbon Wheels (Front+Rear)

Industry Nine Hydra + We Are One Sector Convergence Custom Carbon Wheels (Front+Rear)

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Our current build time is roughly one week if all the parts are in-stock. We keep a large inventory of hubs, rims, and spokes on hand, but some items may need to be ordered in and can have a longer lead time. Please reach out to us to confirm part availability / time frame over here:
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We Are One Sector Rims:

The rim that calls for long days in the saddle working to the peak of your local mega lap. Allowing the rider to rip all they want, where they want. The ideal profile for 2.2 to 2.4 tires.


IMPACT STRENGTH 

32% increase, no bullshit.

Taking our time and diving deep into testing, we came up with the perfect balance; a combination of weight, strength and ride feel. Basing all of our data on previous Union 29 and Union 27.5 rims, we built a new test protocol and focused on single-wall impact failures. We introduced a new ZRT material from Boston Materials and placed it in critical areas. We also completely redesigned the layup of each rim from the ground up, changing all possible orientations, angles, and processes.

The result is a 29 rim with 32% improved impact strength over our Union 29 rim.

INTERFACE

Traditionally our rims have been drilled at a 7.5-degree angle. The interface where the nipple sits in the rim has never been ideal. The Convergence’s external shape drives the internal profile. With 7.5-degree alternating faces, when drilled, it gives the nipple the perfect perpendicular angle with no point loading. This feature provides improved fatigue on the nipples and spokes, unrivaled durability and prolonged service intervals. 

DAMPING RIDE FEEL

Using the Revolution line of rims as a benchmark, we aimed to improve an already fantastic ride experience. By reducing the depth of the rims to 19mm and working on both laminate orientations and materials, we isolated the cause of both the radial and lateral levers of the rim design. The Convergence gives the rider a data-backed increase in lateral stiffness and a wheelset that damps the rough chatter of the trail. The Convergence line of rims offers the best ride experience to date.

Industry 9 Hydra Hubs:
Industry Nine Classic hubs are the heart of your wheelset, everything revolves around them, literally. Every Classic mountain hub is made start to finish in our Asheville, NC machine shop. From turning and milling bar stock 7075-T6 aluminum for shells, axles and encaps, wire EDM cutting A2 tool steel for pawls and driverings, to our own in-house anodization lab, every step of design, engineering, manufacturing and assembly is done on premises to our exacting standards.

Hydra Classic mountain hubs are loaded with features every rider will appreciate such as revolutionary 0.52° engagement, generously low weights and an intuitive layout that can be serviced without any proprietary tools. Our range boasts a universe of standard options in terms of axle fit, spoke hole drillings, disc rotor mounting, freehub bodies, and colors. E-bike compatible.