After the overhaul of the ROAM 60 wheel set, SRAM now announced an updated version of their ROAM 50 wheels, featuring all-new carbon rims. According to SRAM, the 1,655g wheelset is a perfect all rounder and “a true mountain biker’s wheel set” – we’re looking forward to get our hands on it! For more information, have a look at this press release directly from SRAM:

SRAM’s extremely versatile trail wheel extends its reach this year by adding a carbon rim to the mix. Backed by the rapid engagement of our DOUBLE TIME™ hub, the new ROAM 50’s stiffer, wider-profile carbon rim offers a whole new level of responsiveness, predictability and speed to every ride. The new ROAM 50 is a true mountain biker’s wheel set, whether you’re racing the clock, your friends, the setting sun—or just out enjoying the view.

Features and benefits

  • Fully featured carbon wheels designed for trail riders
  • 25 mm internal rim width
  • Hookless, tubeless-ready rim
  • DOUBLE TIME™ hubs for quick engagement
  • Includes 6-color sticker pack to match your wheels to your bike—Red/Blue/ Green/Yellow/Orange/Red-Orange
  • Entirely designed and manufactured by SRAM

Die SRAM ROAM 50 im Detail

Sizes: 29″
Spoke Count: 24
Spoke Pattern: 2 Cross
Spoke Type: Bladed, Double-Butted 2.0 mm to 1.8 mm
Finish: Unidirectional carbon fiber / matte clear coat / bake-on labels / decal pack included
Internal rim width:25 mm
Hubs: DOUBLE TIME™—Four pawl, SPEEDBALL™ sealed cartridge bearings, 6-bolt disc
Rim: Carbon Clincher, hookless tubeless-ready asymmetrical profile
External Nipples: Aluminium
Weight: F: 765 g / R: 890 g
Price: F: € 653 / R: € 763


Cassette: SRAM XD™, SRAM / Shimano MTB

Front axle:

  • QR
  • 15x100mm – regular or torque caps
  • BOOST™ 15x110mm – regular or torque caps
  • Predictive Steering™

Rear axle:

  • QR
  • 12x142mm
  • BOOST™ 12x148mm
  • End caps available separately for QR and 12x135mm

SRAM ROAM 50 technologies


XD™ driver body

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Words & Photos: SRAM