Easton Havoc Disc

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Easton Havoc Disc

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 I run this wheelset on my 2010 Specialized Enduro and couldn't be happier. The rims are slightly on the heavy side compared to some of the other "All Mountain" wheel sets available in the market, but they are strong, the rear hub has great positive engagement and can handle any abuse you throw at them.

I was attracted to the fact that they were a "lightened up" DH wheelset as opposed to a "beefed up" XC wheelset. I ride my Enduro on everything from 3 hour XC rides to dropping into serious east coast gnar and dh trails.

Easton makes great products and I would highly recomend these wheels.
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 Amazing wheels, especially for the $300 you can find them for now (2011)
the front wheel is convertible to any size you might need and the rear can be converted to a 10x135mm bolt on axle with a kit still available online. The kit noticeably stiffened up the rear end, get it.. it's worth it.

These wheels are also bombproof in their own right. I am a heavy rider and I have been beating on these for about a year now on two different bikes. I have never broken a spoke or have even had to true them yet.

The engagement is also pretty good.. granted it's not Chris King good, but I'd still rather have these wheels than anything with Mavic hubs.

Con: don't care much for the graphics, but those easily peel off. Also, these are not tubeless ready.. but that's what Stan's is for.
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 This is a great wheelset on the heavier side of XC but great for AM/DH. Feels accurate, fast and stiff. The hub bearings aren't sealed from what I can tell so just keep it clean. I did read recent reviews of ppl complaining of warped rims while Trial and Freeriding.
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 Great wheelset. Plenty durable for all mountain riding and accepts a wide range of tire sizes. Light enough to make any XC trails doable with the right tires. Love the versatility of the 9mm QR and 20mm thru axle option. I've used both and both are easy to convert.
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 Run these on my SS bike and as with the Diabolus to Atlas crank shift I was a bit hesitant and skeptical that these would hold up but 2 weeks of Whistler and BC battering and they are still true. Really like the lighter wheels in the air and over fast technical terrain.

They are not without problems though; The rear axle assembly started to come undone resulting in a very unpredictable rear-end before I realized what was going on. You need to carry two 5mm hex keys tighten the assembly (which I did not have at the time) and I haven't found a good way to secure the threads to prevent this from reoccurring. Easton should probably consider an UNF thread and some form of thread lock for the next design iteration.
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 solid safe bet here. good craftmanship. laced by hand . look pretty cool. shop around online for deals under $550. thru axel compliant. it'll inspire you to ride hard and faster as if the devil is chasing you from behind.
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 New 2011+ Havoc AM UST wheelset with 23mm ID is a SICK wheelset. Wowwwww...............................................................................................
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 Tough as nails, don't let the fact it only has 24 spokes put you off. I had this wheel set on my DH rig for 2 years, bombproof and light!
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 AWESOME SET OF WHEELS. GOT MINE FOR $250.00 PLUS SHIPPING FROM PRICE POINT! I BUILT UP A CHROMAG STYLUS AND THESE WORK GREAT FOR WHAT I NEED.
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 Very solid,stiff, takes big hits, still perfectly true. Very light for the strength. Perfect all mountain wheel if you ride and climb the shore.
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 just a fantastic no hassle wheel set. smooth rolling very strong. Heavier than easton's claims but still light for AM riding
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Easton Havoc Disc (MSRP $799) — The first wheel designed from the ground up for All Mountain riders. Light enough for the most demanding XC rider, yet strong enough for the rigors of DH. The Havoc’s proprietary hubs are enhanced with oversized axles and bearings. A newly designed 3-pawl freehub is engineered for dependability and smooth performance and the front hub converts from 9 mm axle to 20 mm through in seconds — no tools required! Easton's proprietary 28 mm rims accommodate the widest tires without the rollover inherent in competing 23 mm rims and its lateral stiffness is up to 39% greater than competing rims. Easton's proprietary hub is enhanced with oversized axles and bearings. A newly designed 3-pawl freehub is engineered for dependability and smooth performance. The AM Havoc's front hub quickly converts from 9 mm axle to 20 mm through in seconds — with no tools.

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Release Date 2009
Price $799
Weight 1927.76 g
Color Options Black
Hub Dimensions Front 20mm/Regular, Rear 135x10 QR
Wheel diameter 26
Riding Genre Heavy trail riding, all mountain and light freeriding am havoc wheels
Rim width 28mm
Spoke Count 24

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