Mountain Bike Action Product Test: Bontrager Line Pro 30 Wheels
The MBA Wrecking Crew has tested numerous types of wheels from brands throughout the industry. Wheels are a highly desirable upgrade for almost any rider, and we know that all the options on the market make it tough to narrow down your choices. Generally, riders want to have wheels that can be used in a range of disciplines, and are lightweight, reliable and a good value. To satisfy this demand, Bontrager has made updates to its Line Pro 30 carbon wheels, which are intended for all-mountain and enduro riders. This month we gave the new Bontrager Line Pro 30s an extended review.
The Line Pro 30 features Bontrager’s OCLV (Optimum Compaction Low Void) Pro Carbon layup that has this complete wheelset sitting on the scale at 1760 grams (810 grams front, 950 gram rear). To create a more robust carbon construction, Bontrager claims they nearly maxed out their impact machine in the development of the all-new Line wheels. Bontrager is only offering the Pro 30 with Boost spacing (110mm front/148mm rear), and the wheels will come out of the box with the SRAM XD freehub body.
The hoops feature a wide, 29mm inner rim width with a shallow 27mm rim depth and are offered in either a 27.5-inch or 29-inch wheel size. Both hubs have straightpull spokes, while the rear hub highlights a Rapid Drive 108 that supplies 3.3 degrees of engagement. All these features packed into the…