Bontrager Line Pro Carbon wheelsets

Carbon wheels for $1200 and $700 a pair

Sea Otter Classic Wheels

2017 Sea Otter Classic

Bontrager Line Pro Elite Wheels

Bontrager Line Elite wheels in action.

Bontrager has been quietly improving their wheel line from the hub to the rim. This year though, they went big with carbon wheels at a mind-blowing price of $1200 a pair for the All Mountain wheels and $900 a pair for the XC wheels. We’ve reviewed their wheels recently and we’ve been impressed as you can see here, so this is exciting news indeed.

Line Pro 30 TLR MTB Wheels

Line Pro wheels feature a strong, durable OCLV Pro Carbon rim with a 29mm internal rim width. Like all Bontrager wheelsets, they have been impact tested for ultimate strength and durability. The lightweight rim is laced to a Rapid Drive 108 hub for instant engagement and an easily-serviceable hub design. With Line Pro, you get a durable carbon wheel that shifts expectations of what a wheel can offer at $1200 MSRP. The 27.5″ weighs 1539g and the 29″ weighs 1608g.

Bontrager Line Pro Elite Wheels

Line Pro wheels are durable and light.

Line Elite 30 TLR MTB Wheels

A strong, durable alloy rim with 29mm inner rim width, laced to a Rapid Drive 108 hub that provides instant engagement and powers this wheel through any trail. Line Elite is designed to stand up to the rigors of enduro and the most technical trails, and it’s also easy on the pocketbook at $600 US MSRP. Available now. The 27.5″ weighs 1708g and the 29″ weighs 1794g.

Bontrager Line Comp 30 29D Wheel

Line Comp is available for $300 a pair.

Line Comp 30 TLR MTB Wheels

Designed to conquer the same trails and meet the same demands as all other Line wheels at an incredibly accessible price point, Line Comp 30 rolls on a Rapid Drive 54 hub and starts at $300 US MSRP. Line Comp 30 will be available in July.

Bontrager Line Pro Elite Wheels

Excellent hubs with quick engagement.

Kovee Elite 23 TLR MTB Wheels

The Kovee Elite 23 is the premier wheelset for the XC-oriented racer or trail rider. An OCLV Carbon rim with 22.5mm inner rim width and Rapid Drive 54 hub makes these hoops an easy upgrade at $700 US MSRP. Available now. The 27.5″ weighs 1606g and the 29″ weighs 1690g.

This article is part of Mtbr’s coverage of the 2017 Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California. For more from Sea Otter CLICK HERE.

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About the author: Francis Cebedo

The founder of mtbr and roadbikereview, Francis Cebedo believes that every cyclist has a lot to teach and a lot to learn. "Our websites are communal hubs for sharing cycling experiences, trading adventure stories, and passing along product information and opinions." Francis' favorite bike is the last bike he rode, whether it's a dirt jumper, singlespeed, trail bike, lugged commuter or ultralight carbon road steed. Indeed, Francis loves cycling in all its forms and is happiest when infecting others with that same passion. Francis also believes that IPA will save America.


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