This review was for the whole package which included the company’s own Ridge hub. The wheel set build is available with Hope or Chris King hubs but we thought it would be better to test their own products. When the company first looked into getting a quality carbon rim they also wanted a cost effective hub to go with the package.
Steve Hardy from Ridge Components got in touch with us a few weeks ago about their new 27.5 Carbon wheel set. After more than a year testing and playing around with different sizes and spoke setups they now have a wheel-set they’re happy with.
We found it easy to seat tyres on the 35mm (external) hookless rim and out on the trails we’ve yet to burp a tyre or put a rim out of line, despite our best efforts — whether that involves hanging the back wheel out to dry or recklessly squaring off turns at speed.