HUNT Launch Their Sustain Phase One Trail Wide 29.

Hunt release a three-wheel range that focuses on using recycled materials and reducing the impact of their production wheels.

The Trail Wide from Hunt is an ever-popular wheel but has been give the Sustain Phase One treatment that uses 75% recycled material in the rims and uses a Zero Coat stainless finish on the spokes and nipples. This is all backed up by spares going back to the original Hunt offerings from 2015.

Key features:

  • 1878g per pair 
  • Lightweight 6000 series heat-treated alloy, made with 75% recycled alloy content rim
  • Internal Rim Width: 30mm 
  • External Rim Width: 34mm 
  • Sapim D-Light double butted spokes with Zero Coat stainless steel finish 
  • Spoke Count: 28 Front / 32 Rear 
  • HUNT EUROPA Boost 48T hub set, 7.5-degree engagement, CNC’d 6000 series heat treated aluminum alloy body with 7075-T6 alloy axle and freehub
  • Hubset CNC machined and assembled in France
  • Sealed Precision Cartridge bearings
  • £489.00 RRP

Ah, the humble Trail Wide from Hunt. The wheel to beat for bang for your buck, in fact, they were just the wheels to beat for general trail riding. These Sustain Phase One Trail Wides though come with a little bit extra.

The 30mm internal width rims are now made with 75% recycled aluminium, and Hunt have done away with the chemicals and energy required to coat spokes and nipples black, something they call Zero Coat. These Zero Coat spokes come in 28 hole out front and 32 out back.

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At the heart of the wheels is Hunt’s Europa hub with a 48t ratchet offering 7.5 degree engagement. The body is heat treated and CNC’d 6000 series alloy, with a 7075-T6 alloy freehub all rolling on precision sealed cartridge bearings. The hubs are machine and built in France.

As it stands these are only available in Boost and 29″, whereas the stock Trail Wide V2s are available in Boost and non-Boost as well as 27.5″.

You can check out the new Hunt Sustain Phase One Trail Wide 29 wheels here.