Spotted: New Shimano Deore XT 650B wheels 2014 (WH-M785)


Shimano Deore XT goes 650B! After the new Deore XT 650B wheels were announced earlier this year, we now got our hands on some pictures of the final wheelset: Berg Cycles factory rider Marco Fidalgo rides the new XT wheels in his 650B Enduro bike.


Front wheel WH-M785 for 15mm thru axle:
24 spokes (2,0-1,5-2,0) – Alloy nipples
Alloy rim
+/- 806 grams without axle


Rear weel WH-M785 for 12mm thru axle:
24 spokes (2,0-1,5-2,0) – Alloy nipples
Alloy rim
+/-999 grams without axle

Total weight of the Deore XT 650B wheelset is +/- 1805g.

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