Ultra wide and incredibly strong. When nothing but the widest, stiffest, strongest carbon rim will do, the Nox Kitsuma gets the job done. With a 36mm internal rim width, and a 30mm depth, the Kitsuma is clearly meant for business.
If you spend time racing, whether it's your local crew on Strava or at a full EWS race, consider this "enduro" layup of your favorite Nox Composite's rim. With these models, Nox has added 40-50 grams of carbon to targeted areas of the rim in order to increase resistance to high speed rock strikes and unexpected impacts.
The Kitsuma is intended to be used with 2.35" - 3" tires. The latest batch of Maxxis Wide Trail tires are a perfect fit. If you're going for plus-sized tires, Maxxis, Schwalbe, and WTB 2.8" - 3" tires will snap right up to this rim no problem. The main benefit of a wide rim is TRACTION. And more traction. Wide rims paired with the proper tire will allow you to run much lower tire pressure than a conventional rim/tire combination. 2.35" - 2.5" tires can easily be run at 20 psi, while 2.8" - 3" tires can be run at 15 psi. The traction gained from these setups is substantial, and there is little risk of burping air on a tubeless setup, or rolling a tire over on itself.
The Kitsuma gets all of Nox's latest technology, including UniWeave construction, the Anti-Burp Bump, a super strong RockGuard Hookless bead lip, as well as an asymmetric offset design which improves spoke tension equality by more than 15%.
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|Spoke Hole Offset:||2.6mm|
|Warranty:||Lifetime Defects/2 Year Rock Strike/Lifetime Crash Replacement|
- UniWeave Construction™
- RockGuard HL Rim Protection™
- Anti-Burp Bump™
- Asymmetric Design
- Tubeless Ready
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