SRAM wheels are found on more and more bikes these days and now the American bike parts giant introduces its newest addition to the lineup. The SRAM ROAM 60 carbon wheels feature 30 mm wide rims, which is a huge departure from the 21 mm width on previous ROAM wheelsets and could make them an attractive option for trail and enduro riders alike. Furthermore, SRAM will be offering standalone hubs in the future, covering a wide range of applications. All the details on the new products come directly from SRAM:


SRAM ROAM 60 Freisteller

Fast climbs and fast descents—from sunup till sundown. Truly made for the modern mountain biker, ROAM wheels use a special balance of low-inertia design, weight and strength to excel on a wide variety of terrain. They’re durable enough for hours in the saddle, yet light enough for race day.

SRAM ROAM 60 action shot

Wide is fast

The new ROAM 60’s careful combination of shape, width, design, and materials yields a new carbon wheelset that gives bikers the speed-enabling features they want—and the critical reliability they need. Lightweight, high-strength 30-mm carbon rims increase control and confidence in any terrain.
The precision engagement of DOUBLE TIME hubs ensures quick, consistent power delivery from the pedals, and a durable, smooth-rolling feel. The new ROAM 60 is the wheel for riders who want everything and don’t like to compromise.

SRAM ROAM 60 action shot 2


  • Usage: Trail/Enduro
  • Rims: Carbon (hookless, 30 mm inner with)
  • Spokes: 24 (2,0 – 1,8 – 2,0), two cross
  • Nipples: aluminium
  • Bearings: sealed cartridge
  • Weight: 1.625 g (750 g front, 875 g rear)
  • Price: 1900 $ (1.982 € / 1.520 £)

SRAM 900 Hubs

SRAM 900 hubs Freisteller

Whether the goal is a finish line, epic adventure or simply getting back home again, our new 900 hubs are ready for the challenge. On the inside, our smooth and durable DOUBLE TIME drive mechanism ensures rapid engagement for quick and confident pedal responsiveness. SPEEDBALL bearings provide smooth, long-lasting rotation performance. Multiple spoke-count and cassette-capability options, as well as interchangeable end caps, make the 900 hubs a perfect choice for any disc-equipped road, gravel, cyclocross, cross country, trail, or enduro bike.

SRAM ROAM 60 test


  • Usage: Road, CX, timetrial, gravel, XC, Trail, Enduro
  • Compatability: Road- or MTB-Drivetrain, Standard or XD-Cassettes
  • Convertibility: Fully convertible with tool free end caps
  • Bearings: sealed cartridge
  • Spokes: 24 / 28 / 32
  • Price: € 82/208 | $ 79/199 | £ 63/159 (f/r)
  • Weight: from 150 g / 275 g (f/r)

First Impression

We are firm believers in the benefits of wider rims: most tires can be run with lower pressures, increasing both traction and safety. Hence, we are excited to see SRAM joining the marketplace with their ROAM 60 wheelset. The new ROAM 60 do not only overtrump previous ROAM wheels (21 mm inner width) in terms of rim width but also the burlier RAIL series (23 mm inner width). This makes it hard to classify the wheels, but SRAM states that they are equally suited for trail and enduro riders. We are looking forward to riding the new wheels in order to find out how they perform under real world conditions.

The new products are available from April 2016, more information on the SRAM website.

Text: SRAM PR, Moritz Dittmar Photos: SRAM PR

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