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HUNT Downhill Privateer Wheelset
HUNT Downhill Privateer Wheelset
HUNT Downhill Privateer Wheelset
<h1>Rims</h1><i>Taking the next step from our Enduro Wides, by using the same 6069-T6 (+69% tensile strength vs 6061-T6) but with thicker sidewalls and more material, the Privateer rims are ready for a fight. A 26mm internal rim helps to keep stiffness up and weight down, while remaining compatible with the wide range of tires in your shed.</i>
<h1>Weight</h1><i>Mountain bikers aren't concerned about weight, right? Nope! Whether you're doing a back-country epic or pedalling between stages, we have paid attention to weight to suit the type of riding they will be subjected too. For example, using the highest specification Pillar triple butted spokes with PSR (Pillar Spoke Re-enforcement) has allowed us to not only create a stronger wheel with a higher spoke count, but one which does not add a weight penalty.</i>
<h1>Spokes</h1><i> We have chosen top of the line, triple butted Pillar Spokes with increased reinforcement at the spoke head. Not only are these spokes extremely lightweight, they are also able to provide a greater degree of elasticity when put under increased stress. The Pillar Spoke Reinforcement (PSR) puts more material at the spoke head, just before the J-Bend to prevent failure in this stress area. </i>
<h1>Rim Profile</h1><i>Like all of our wheels, the HUNT MTB line-up is designed to be used as a tubeless system. Featuring a Hookless H-Lock rim bead with 'up-kicks' to the shoulders of the rim bed secures your tyre when seated. This prevents side-to-side movement reducing the chance of burping your tyre. It creates a great rim-well seal for first installation and easy sealing of tubeless tyres. Still haven't made the switch? All our wheels are tube compatible as well.</i>
<h1>Front Hub</h1><i>We have gone all out on the front hub and beefed it up over our XC Wide and Trail Wide wheelsets. Featuring an oversized shell to accommodate larger and extremely durable bearings and 7075-T6 series alloy axles to increase stiffness. These hubs have been selected based on their ability to perform on the most aggressive trails.</i>
<h1>Rear Hub</h1><i>We create wheels to match the needs of riders who want the most from their wheels. The DH hubs have been chosen to increase stiffness, bearing durability and overall strength of your wheelset. On the rear, the RapidEngage MTB hubs with a superfast 3&deg; engagement, means you will be able to put the power down straight out of the corners.</i>
<h1>Freehub Body</h1><i>Choose between SRAM/Shimano 8/9/10/11 or SRAM XD to be fitted to your All-MTN Wheels. Each freehub features six individual MultiPawls to ensure strong engagement, even in the grimmest conditions.</i>
<h1>In the Box</h1><ul><li>Black Shield PET high tensile strength tubeless tape fitted to wheels</li><li>Freehub fitted</li><li>Tubeless Valves</li><li>HUNT spoke key for hex and square fitment</li><li>Spare of each spoke plus nipples</li><li>Quality control card signed by your wheel builder</li></ul>
<h1>Made for where you ride</h1><i>From the rock and root strewn decent, to the white-knuckle inducing jump trails; we wanted to create a series of wheelsets tailored for your riding.</i>
<h1>Made for how you ride</h1><i>Enhanced to perfectly compliment your riding, the Privateer DH is grounded in serving the most dedicated riders.</i>
<h1>A 'wheel system' approach</h1><i> Much like your drive chain or suspension, we see a wheelset to be a system of the bicycle in itself. How we chose to go about designing the ride quality, durability and serviceability were our main priorities - Like it should always be. </i>
<h1>Dream Build</h1><i>Banshee Legend</i>
HUNT Downhill Privateer Wheelset
HUNT Downhill Privateer Wheelset
HUNT Downhill Privateer Wheelset
HUNT Downhill Privateer Wheelset
<h1>Rims</h1><i>Taking the next step from our Enduro Wides, by using the same 6069-T6 (+69% tensile strength vs 6061-T6) but with thicker sidewalls and more material, the Privateer rims are ready for a fight. A 26mm internal rim helps to keep stiffness up and weight down, while remaining compatible with the wide range of tires in your shed.</i>
<h1>Weight</h1><i>Mountain bikers aren't concerned about weight, right? Nope! Whether you're doing a back-country epic or pedalling between stages, we have paid attention to weight to suit the type of riding they will be subjected too. For example, using the highest specification Pillar triple butted spokes with PSR (Pillar Spoke Re-enforcement) has allowed us to not only create a stronger wheel with a higher spoke count, but one which does not add a weight penalty.</i>
<h1>Spokes</h1><i> We have chosen top of the line, triple butted Pillar Spokes with increased reinforcement at the spoke head. Not only are these spokes extremely lightweight, they are also able to provide a greater degree of elasticity when put under increased stress. The Pillar Spoke Reinforcement (PSR) puts more material at the spoke head, just before the J-Bend to prevent failure in this stress area. </i>
<h1>Rim Profile</h1><i>Like all of our wheels, the HUNT MTB line-up is designed to be used as a tubeless system. Featuring a Hookless H-Lock rim bead with 'up-kicks' to the shoulders of the rim bed secures your tyre when seated. This prevents side-to-side movement reducing the chance of burping your tyre. It creates a great rim-well seal for first installation and easy sealing of tubeless tyres. Still haven't made the switch? All our wheels are tube compatible as well.</i>
<h1>Front Hub</h1><i>We have gone all out on the front hub and beefed it up over our XC Wide and Trail Wide wheelsets. Featuring an oversized shell to accommodate larger and extremely durable bearings and 7075-T6 series alloy axles to increase stiffness. These hubs have been selected based on their ability to perform on the most aggressive trails.</i>
<h1>Rear Hub</h1><i>We create wheels to match the needs of riders who want the most from their wheels. The DH hubs have been chosen to increase stiffness, bearing durability and overall strength of your wheelset. On the rear, the RapidEngage MTB hubs with a superfast 3&deg; engagement, means you will be able to put the power down straight out of the corners.</i>
<h1>Freehub Body</h1><i>Choose between SRAM/Shimano 8/9/10/11 or SRAM XD to be fitted to your All-MTN Wheels. Each freehub features six individual MultiPawls to ensure strong engagement, even in the grimmest conditions.</i>
<h1>In the Box</h1><ul><li>Black Shield PET high tensile strength tubeless tape fitted to wheels</li><li>Freehub fitted</li><li>Tubeless Valves</li><li>HUNT spoke key for hex and square fitment</li><li>Spare of each spoke plus nipples</li><li>Quality control card signed by your wheel builder</li></ul>
<h1>Made for where you ride</h1><i>From the rock and root strewn decent, to the white-knuckle inducing jump trails; we wanted to create a series of wheelsets tailored for your riding.</i>
<h1>Made for how you ride</h1><i>Enhanced to perfectly compliment your riding, the Privateer DH is grounded in serving the most dedicated riders.</i>
<h1>A 'wheel system' approach</h1><i> Much like your drive chain or suspension, we see a wheelset to be a system of the bicycle in itself. How we chose to go about designing the ride quality, durability and serviceability were our main priorities - Like it should always be. </i>
<h1>Dream Build</h1><i>Banshee Legend</i>

HUNT Downhill Privateer MTB Wheelset

27.5/29" | 26 Wide Int. | 2136/2220g

Privateer DH: Fit and forget performance for when you have bigger things to focus on.

27.5/29" | 26 Wide Int | 2136/2220g

The Purpose

This is the wheel for those who sacrifice home comforts to chase the clock. When living and wrenching from a van, eating noodles and stretching budgets, the last thing you need to worry about is your wheels.

Whilst testing them at national and international level racing, the DH Privateers have already taken podiums under UK's Becci Skelton and Whistler based Kiwi Sophie Tyas. They were Becci's wheel of choice when going toe to toe with the notoriously tough Fort William downhill track, meanwhile Sophie has been punishing them with BC Cups and daily park laps.

Surviving everything the pair could throw at them, the super tough 6069-T6 aluminium and thick sidewalls help ward off nasty rock strikes whilst the 32/36 spoke count spread the load from impacts, or the occasional knuckling of a jump.

The Privateers won’t let you down when putting everything on the line.

The Purpose

This is the wheel for those who sacrifice home comforts to chase the clock. When living and wrenching from a van, eating noodles and stretching budgets, the last thing you need to worry about is your wheels. Read More

Whilst testing them at national and international level racing, the DH Privateers have already taken podiums under UK's Becci Skelton and Whistler based Kiwi Sophie Tyas. They were Becci's wheel of choice when going toe to toe with the notoriously tough Fort William downhill track, meanwhile Sophie has been punishing them with BC Cups and daily park laps.

Surviving everything the pair could throw at them, the super tough 6069-T6 aluminium and thick sidewalls help ward off nasty rock strikes whilst the 32/36 spoke count spread the load from impacts, or the occasional knuckling of a jump.

The Privateers won’t let you down when putting everything on the line. Read Less

Specs Overview

We see wheels as a system, not an single component

  • Rims | 6069-T6 (+69% tensile strength vs 6061-T6) welded construction, 26mm wide (internal), work-hardened shot-peened finish.
  • Hubs | Large body DH front hub and 3° RapidEngage rear hub, DH Spacing- 20x110 Boost/157x12 Spacing (Standard 20x110 and 150mm available). Large double sealed cartridge bearings.
  • Spokes | 32F/36R Spoke Count, Triple Butted (2.2-1.8-2.0) PSR reinforced Pillar Spokes.
  • Tyres | Optimised for 2.3"-2.5" tyres set up Tubeless, but also work very well with 2.2.25"-2.6". Also great with standard tyres and tubes.
  • Axles | Oversized 7075-T6 heat-treated aluminium alloy axles.
  • See the full specs here
  • Weight | 2136/2220g 27.5"/29"

More Tech

  • Rims

    • 26mm internal width ideal for 2.3"-2.5" tyre widths, but also work very well with 2.25"-2.6"
    • 6069-T6 heat-treated aluminium alloy (+69% tensile strength vs 6061-T6).
    • Tubeless-ready – designed to work excellently with tubeless tyres. Tubeless-rim tape and valves included.
    • H-lock bead-seat up-kicks for easy and secure tubeless installation.
    • Matt black work-hardened shot-peened finish with laser etched graphics for superior durability.
  • Spokes

    • J-bend cold drawn.
    • 32F/36R spoke count.
    • Made from high grade T302 (18/10) stainless steel wire by Sandvik Sweden.
    • Triple butted 2.0-1.8-2.0 (then 2.2 at the head for the patented Pillar Spoke Re-enforcement).
    • Black stainless treatment.
    • Nipples

      • Brass for extra durability.
      • Square body for external adjustment and hex head for easy internal adjustment/tensioning. Hex/square spoke key included.
      • Long 14mm thread for durability.
      • 14 gauge.
      • Black finish
    • Tyres Info

      • Maximum tyre pressure for this rim is 60psi when used with an inner tube and 50psi when running the wheel set-up tubeless. Please do not exceed the maximum pressure stated on your tyre.
      • Designed to work perfectly with tubeless and non-tubeless tyres.
      • Suitable tubeless MTB tyre combinations from Schwalbe and Maxxis are available to be fitted to your Hunt TrailWide Wheels.
    • Axle Size

      • DH Spacing. 20x110 Front/157x12 Rear. 150mm axles also available.
      • SRAM/Shimano 8/9/10/11 speed and SRAM XD compatible.
    • Front Hub

      • Oversized hub and axles.
      • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy body.
      • Boost DH 20x110 Spacing (Standard 20x110 available).
      • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles.
      • 6 bolt disc mount.
      • Polished anodized black finish with laser graphics.
    • Rear Hub

      • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy hub body.
      • 157x12mm spacing (150mm available).
      • Oversized 7075-T6 heat treated aluminium Axles.
      • 7075-T6 heat-treated aluminium alloy freehub body.
      • 9/10/11 speed Shimano/SRAM compatible freehub and SRAM XD Driver version available for 7 Speed Cassettes.
      • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles.
      • Polished anodized black finish with laser graphics.
    • Bearings

      • Precision sealed cartridge replaceable units.
      • Large diameter ball bearings for extra durability.
      • Dual full-contact rubber seals.
    • Warranty, Support and Weight Limits

      A full 3 years from purchase date warranty is offered to the original purchaser only on all Hunt bike wheels against material or workmanship defects, please click here to read full details

      All HUNT wheels models have to pass our harsh rolling-drum fatigue tests for rider weight limits, please see here for more details. 120kgs is the upper recommended rider weight limit for these wheels. Please include the weight of any luggage in your total rider weight when choosing the correct wheels. If a rider is over 110Kgs then an experienced bike mechanic should check the wheel regularly and it is advisable to use tyres at max 40psi as this will reduce the fatigue on the wheelset.

      We are cyclists ourselves and do of course go above and beyond to offer excellent service if you ever do experience any issues. We carry full spares at very reasonable prices and offer complete support.

      60 Day Ride & Return Period. We are certain you'll be impressed by the acceleration, low-weight, speed and durability of our wheels. We are cyclists and as such strive to offer class leading service and support. Buy with confidence, if for any reason you wish to return the wheels for a full refund of your order you can do so up to a full 60 days after you receive them whether they have been ridden or not. Please note we cannot offer refunds on wheels that have suffered from crash damage but do offer a crash replacement discount.

      In the Box

      Contents

      • HUNT Black Shield PET high tensile strength tubeless tape fitted to wheels.
      • Cassette spacer for 8/9/10 speed
      • Tubeless Valves
      • Pillar spoke key for hex and square fitment
      • Spare of each spoke plus nipples
      • Quality control card signed by your wheel builder

      Privateer DH: Fit and forget performance for when you have bigger things to focus on.

      27.5/29" | 26 Wide Int | 2136/2220g

      The Purpose

      This is the wheel for those who sacrifice home comforts to chase the clock. When living and wrenching from a van, eating noodles and stretching budgets, the last thing you need to worry about is your wheels.

      Whilst testing them at national and international level racing, the DH Privateers have already taken podiums under UK's Becci Skelton and Whistler based Kiwi Sophie Tyas. They were Becci's wheel of choice when going toe to toe with the notoriously tough Fort William downhill track, meanwhile Sophie has been punishing them with BC Cups and daily park laps.

      Surviving everything the pair could throw at them, the super tough 6069-T6 aluminium and thick sidewalls help ward off nasty rock strikes whilst the 32/36 spoke count spread the load from impacts, or the occasional knuckling of a jump.

      The Privateers won’t let you down when putting everything on the line.

      The Purpose

      This is the wheel for those who sacrifice home comforts to chase the clock. When living and wrenching from a van, eating noodles and stretching budgets, the last thing you need to worry about is your wheels. Read More

      Whilst testing them at national and international level racing, the DH Privateers have already taken podiums under UK's Becci Skelton and Whistler based Kiwi Sophie Tyas. They were Becci's wheel of choice when going toe to toe with the notoriously tough Fort William downhill track, meanwhile Sophie has been punishing them with BC Cups and daily park laps.

      Surviving everything the pair could throw at them, the super tough 6069-T6 aluminium and thick sidewalls help ward off nasty rock strikes whilst the 32/36 spoke count spread the load from impacts, or the occasional knuckling of a jump.

      The Privateers won’t let you down when putting everything on the line. Read Less

      Specs Overview

      We see wheels as a system, not an single component

      • Rims | 6069-T6 (+69% tensile strength vs 6061-T6) welded construction, 26mm wide (internal), work-hardened shot-peened finish.
      • Hubs | Large body DH front hub and 3° RapidEngage rear hub, DH Spacing- 20x110 Boost/157x12 Spacing (Standard 20x110 and 150mm available). Large double sealed cartridge bearings.
      • Spokes | 32F/36R Spoke Count, Triple Butted (2.2-1.8-2.0) PSR reinforced Pillar Spokes.
      • Tyres | Optimised for 2.3"-2.5" tyres set up Tubeless, but also work very well with 2.2.25"-2.6". Also great with standard tyres and tubes.
      • Axles | Oversized 7075-T6 heat-treated aluminium alloy axles.
      • See the full specs here
      • Weight | 2136/2220g 27.5"/29"

      More Tech

    • Rims

      • 26mm internal width ideal for 2.3"-2.5" tyre widths, but also work very well with 2.25"-2.6"
      • 6069-T6 heat-treated aluminium alloy (+69% tensile strength vs 6061-T6).
      • Tubeless-ready – designed to work excellently with tubeless tyres. Tubeless-rim tape and valves included.
      • H-lock bead-seat up-kicks for easy and secure tubeless installation.
      • Matt black work-hardened shot-peened finish with laser etched graphics for superior durability.
    • Spokes

      • J-bend cold drawn.
      • 32F/36R spoke count.
      • Made from high grade T302 (18/10) stainless steel wire by Sandvik Sweden.
      • Triple butted 2.0-1.8-2.0 (then 2.2 at the head for the patented Pillar Spoke Re-enforcement).
      • Black stainless treatment.
      • Nipples

        • Brass for extra durability.
        • Square body for external adjustment and hex head for easy internal adjustment/tensioning. Hex/square spoke key included.
        • Long 14mm thread for durability.
        • 14 gauge.
        • Black finish
      • Tyres Info

        • Maximum tyre pressure for this rim is 60psi when used with an inner tube and 50psi when running the wheel set-up tubeless. Please do not exceed the maximum pressure stated on your tyre.
        • Designed to work perfectly with tubeless and non-tubeless tyres.
        • Suitable tubeless MTB tyre combinations from Schwalbe and Maxxis are available to be fitted to your Hunt TrailWide Wheels.
      • Axle Size

        • DH Spacing. 20x110 Front/157x12 Rear. 150mm axles also available.
        • SRAM/Shimano 8/9/10/11 speed and SRAM XD compatible.
      • Front Hub

        • Oversized hub and axles.
        • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy body.
        • Boost DH 20x110 Spacing (Standard 20x110 available).
        • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles.
        • 6 bolt disc mount.
        • Polished anodized black finish with laser graphics.
      • Rear Hub

        • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy hub body.
        • 157x12mm spacing (150mm available).
        • Oversized 7075-T6 heat treated aluminium Axles.
        • 7075-T6 heat-treated aluminium alloy freehub body.
        • 9/10/11 speed Shimano/SRAM compatible freehub and SRAM XD Driver version available for 7 Speed Cassettes.
        • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles.
        • Polished anodized black finish with laser graphics.
      • Bearings

        • Precision sealed cartridge replaceable units.
        • Large diameter ball bearings for extra durability.
        • Dual full-contact rubber seals.
      • Warranty, Support and Weight Limits

        A full 3 years from purchase date warranty is offered to the original purchaser only on all Hunt bike wheels against material or workmanship defects, please click here to read full details

        All HUNT wheels models have to pass our harsh rolling-drum fatigue tests for rider weight limits, please see here for more details. 120kgs is the upper recommended rider weight limit for these wheels. Please include the weight of any luggage in your total rider weight when choosing the correct wheels. If a rider is over 110Kgs then an experienced bike mechanic should check the wheel regularly and it is advisable to use tyres at max 40psi as this will reduce the fatigue on the wheelset.

        We are cyclists ourselves and do of course go above and beyond to offer excellent service if you ever do experience any issues. We carry full spares at very reasonable prices and offer complete support.

        60 Day Ride & Return Period. We are certain you'll be impressed by the acceleration, low-weight, speed and durability of our wheels. We are cyclists and as such strive to offer class leading service and support. Buy with confidence, if for any reason you wish to return the wheels for a full refund of your order you can do so up to a full 60 days after you receive them whether they have been ridden or not. Please note we cannot offer refunds on wheels that have suffered from crash damage but do offer a crash replacement discount.

        In the Box

        Contents

        • HUNT Black Shield PET high tensile strength tubeless tape fitted to wheels.
        • Cassette spacer for 8/9/10 speed
        • Tubeless Valves
        • Pillar spoke key for hex and square fitment
        • Spare of each spoke plus nipples
        • Quality control card signed by your wheel builder

        HUNT Downhill Privateer MTB Wheelset

        27.5/29" | 26 Wide Int. | 2136/2220g

        Regular price $429.00
        29" - Limited Stock
        27.5" - Limited Stock
        29" Non Boost 20mm - Limited Stock
        27.5" Non Boost 20mm - Limited Stock
        Unsure if you have Boost 20mm or not?
        Rockshox Boxxer 2018 onwards (with silver clamps) and Fox 49 are Boost 20mm.

        Pre-2018 Rockshox Boxxer (Black Clamps) and Fox 40 are Non-Boost.

        If unsure, please live chat to us (bottom right of screen) or thechase@huntbikewheels.com / +44 1273 931 428

        FREE World-wide shipping on wheels
        International orders 2-7 days.**
        60 day ride & return period

        Please don't miss out, order now. Our wheels are in high demand due to their unique superior specifications and excellent reviews. Please be aware that we are working hard to meet demand. Unfortunately sales often outstrip supply, so please order now to avoid disappointment.

        **Please allow 3 working days for tire fitting if required.

        HUNT Downhill Privateer MTB Wheelset $429.00