Front and rear specific rims offer stiffness and compliance characteristics where they are rewarded best, while front and rear specific inner rim widths are optimized for wider tires in the front and narrower tires in the rear.
Synthesis 11 Hub
Crankbrothers has partnered with Industry Nine for the Synthesis 11 hub. Handbuilt in Asheville, NC, i9's Hydra hub has near instantaneous engagement offering previously unheard of responsiveness.
Spokes unique to the tuned wheel
Specific spoke counts, weights, and tensions are employed on front and rear wheels to enhance the tuned wheel system and riding experience. Synthesis wheels are built using the highest quality Sapim stainless steel spokes. Synthesis 11 series wheels are built with bladed spokes for further weight savings.