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Hugo 52 Wheelset

Hugo 52 Wheelset

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  • For fat bike riding, racing and adventuring

  • First fat bike rim to feature genuine NoTubes' tubeless technology with innovative raised center rim profile for tubeless use

  • Rim width: 53.1mm external and 49.9mm internal for maximum tire volume and flotation

  • Multiple cassette and front and rear axle options

  • Compatible with plus+ and fat clincher tires when used with 27mm Yellow Tape, 35mm Valve Stem, and NoTubes Sealant

  • Multiple cassette and front and rear axle options

While their origins can be found in bikes built to tackle such legendary events as the Iditarod Trail Invitational and the Arrowhead 135, today’s fat bikes have evolved into much more than sluggish snow crawlers. With the release of the first NoTubes rims designed specifically for this emerging category there are now rims designed to push the boundaries of what a fat bike can do.

While our Hugo 52 for Plus Bikes are the first fat rims to feature our Bead Socket Technology, the innovations don’t stop there. Hugo’s ultra-low profile sidewalls combine with our special central raised box section to create a structurally superior fat rim that’s exceptionally light, fast-rolling, and nearly impervious to flat even when using tubes. Of course BST means the best tubeless technology available, and the special shape of the Hugo series rims creates a superior seal, inflating easily without a tube.

Our interior rim shape also spreads out the overall contact area for better strength and support and excellent pinch flat protection. Fat bike rims with taller sidewalls and recessed center cavities can’t touch Hugo’s added stability and tubeless performance, and those who choose to use a tube will find our profile makes pinch flats virtually impossible. The next generation of fat bike rims has finally arrived.

What’s Included:

Hugo wheels include pre-installed tape for tubeless use and schrader valve system; 15x100mm front wheels include quick-release end caps and quick release; 12x142mm rear wheels also include quick-release end caps and quick release.

Rim Internal Width: 49.9mm            Wheelset Weight: 2295g (27.5") / 2432g (29”)
Rim External Width: 53.1mm   Rim Weight: 720g (27.5") / 780g (29")
Rim Depth: 12.1mm   ERD: 552mm (26") / 577mm (27.5") / 615mm (29")
Spokes: Sapim Force Black 2.0/1.7/1.8mm   ETRTO: 559x49.9 (26") / 584x49.9 (27.5") / 622x49.9 (29")
Nipples: Sapim Secure Lock Brass Silver   ISO: 26"x53.1mm / 27.5"x53.1mm / 29"x53.1mm
Hub: Neo with Durasync   Tape: 27mm
Hole Count: 32-hole   Valve: 32mm Schrader
Rim Material: 6061 Aluminum Alloy   Max Spoke Tension: 105kgf (1030N)
Rim Color: Black   Max Pressure with 2.8" Tire: 26psi
Hub Color: Black   Max Pressure with 4.0" Tire: 20psi
Brakes: Disc Only      

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STAN’S NOTUBES ALUMINUM RIM WARRANTY AND CRASH REPLACEMENT POLICY

2 YEAR ALUMINUM RIM WARRANTY:

All Stan’s NoTubes Aluminum rims are covered under a 2 year warranty against manufacturing defects from the original purchase date. Warranty does not cover abuse, misuse, consequential damages, normal wear and tear, damage resulting from crashes, or improper installation. Warranties only apply to the original owner. If a product is found to be defective, a free repair or replacement will be provided at the sole discretion of Stan’s NoTubes. Purchases made through unauthorized resellers such as eBay, Alibaba, Amazon or similar resale sites are not supported under our warranty policy.

ALUMINUM RIM WARRANTY PROCESS:

  1. Retain a copy of the original proof of purchase (ie. Itemized receipt or invoice)
  2. Submit your claim via an authorized Stan’s NoTubes dealer with your proof of purchase or contact us at [email protected] with a description of your issue, a photo that helps illustrate the issue, and your proof of purchase
    Note: For warranty and crash replacement inquiries outside the United States, please contact your local dealer or distributor 
  3. The dealer will contact Stan’s NoTubes or the local distributor and arrange for repair/replacement, or, if you’ve contacted us directly, we will work quickly to reply to your email with instructions
  4. If you have contacted Stan’s NoTubes directly regarding a wheelset warranty, and your approved request requires a return, Stan’s will provide you with a shipping label for return, free labor for your wheel rebuild, and return shipping  

1 YEAR ALUMINUM RIM CRASH REPLACEMENT:

Should you have the unfortunate experience of crashing and damaging your Stan’s NoTubes aluminum rims, we want nothing more than to help you get back on the bike as quickly as possible.  The Crash Replacement Policy covers the rims for a period of 1 year from the original purchase date against damage caused during normal operation of the bicycle, including racing.  Crash replacement aluminum rim pricing is 50% off the MSRP of the exact or comparable product at the time of the claim. If necessary, spokes, nipples, tape, and costs associated with any build labor performed by Stan’s NoTubes will be provided at a discount. 

ALUMINUM RIM CRASH REPLACEMENT PROCESS:

  1. Retain a copy of original proof of purchase (ie. Itemized receipt or invoice)
    Note: Reply to the registration confirmation email with a picture or scan of your receipt and we’ll keep it on file for you in the event of a future claim
  2. Submit your request via an authorized Stan’s NoTubes dealer with your proof of purchase or contact us at [email protected] with a description of your issue, a photo that helps illustrate the issue, and your proof of purchase
    Note: For warranty and crash replacement inquires outside the United States, please contact your local dealer or distributor 
  3. The dealer will contact Stan’s NoTubes or the local distributor and arrange for repair/replacement, or, if you’ve contacted us directly, we will work quickly to reply to your email with instructions
  4. If you have contacted Stan’s NoTubes directly regarding crash replacement and your request has been approved you will be charged crash replacement pricing for your product and standard return shipping fees.

ALUMINUM RIM AND WHEELSET WARRANTY AND CRASH REPLACEMENT CONDITIONS:

  1. Warranty and crash replacement are valid only for the original owner and are not transferrable.
  2. Warranty does not cover the following:
    1. Damage sustained during shipment
    2. Products on which serial numbers, production lot codes/date codes or other identifying marks have been removed
    3. Normal wear and tear, misuse, incorrect installation or improper maintenance, use of incompatible parts or components, accident or crash damage, negligence, modifications not recommended or approved by Stan’s NoTubes
    4. Labor costs for work not performed by Stan’s NoTubes
    5. Shipping costs to Stan’s NoTubes or local distributor
    6. Instances determined to be cosmetic only
    7. Any representation or warranty expressed or implied by a third party beyond the provisions of this stated policy
    8. Purchases made through unauthorized resellers such as eBay, Alibaba, Amazon or similar resale sites
  3. Crash replacement does not cover the following:
    1. Normal wear and tear expected with the use of high-quality mountain bike components
    2. Products on which the serial numbers, production lot codes or other identifying marks have been removed
    3. Misuse, incorrect installation or improper maintenance, use of incompatible parts or components, negligence, modifications not recommended or approved by Stan’s NoTubes
    4. Instances determined to be cosmetic only
    5. Shipping costs to or from Stan’s NoTubes or the local distributor
    6. Labor costs associated with removing the wheels and any associated components including but not limited to rotors, tires, cassette, computer magnets, etc from the bicycle or wheel

3 YEAR HUB WARRANTY:

All Stan’s NoTubes hubs are covered by a 3 year warranty against manufacturing defects. Warranty does not cover abuse, misuse, consequential damage resulting from lack of or improper maintenance, normal wear and tear, and improper installation. Warranties only apply to the original owner with valid sales receipt. If a product is found to be defective, a free repair or replacement will be provided at the sole discretion of Stan’s NoTubes.

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