Whether you're navigating rock gardens or tackling steep climbs, Novas will consistently give you a boost when the roads are rough and the terrain is tricky. Machine built for precision on Sonder’s sealed hubs.
Our design team’s expertise along with the factories we use mean that we can accelerate trickle-down technology to this price point.
Boost: wider, stiffer, tougher
Nova's boost hub is wider than a standard hub; extra width between the flanges promotes a shallower spoke bracing angle to create a stronger, stiffer wheel. A wider hub also means a shorter chainstay, more mud clearance, and better tyre clearance.
Wider rims mean tyres work better
38mm lightweight aluminium rims make this wheelset ideal for rock gardens and technical terrain – you can run 2.6" - 3" tyres, which will plump up really nicely to give a broad contact patch for maximum traction and confidence.
Built to take abuse
Novas have sealed bearings that are easily serviceable without the need for specialist tools. Plain-gauge spokes have been chosen to keep the wheels super-strong, whether you’re landing big drops or loading your bike with luggage. And a steel free-hub body will take years of abuse. You could go round the world on these wheels.
The Nova 27.5+’s tubeless-ready rims mean you’ll be able to run lower pressures, giving you even better traction and control.
- Wide rims increase the contact patch of tyres and reduce rolling resistance
- Tubeless Ready Rims
- Plain-gauge stainless steel spokes make wheels strong enough to load up your bike with gear
- Sealed cartridge bearings mean low maintenance
- 3 year Alpine Bond
Nova Rim: Tubeless Ready. Internal width 38mm. Takes 27.5x2.6-3 tyres
Nova boost hub: 15mm thru-axle front, 12mm thru-axle rear
Sealed cartridge bearings
Steel free-hub body for durability
Spokes: Stainless steel plain-gauge
Front: 1080g Rear: 1260g