Velocity Aeroheat Rim

These quick facts are for the 24" 507 BSD version of the rim:

  • weight: 420g (actual and claimed);
  • ERD: 485mm (measured using DT Swiss 12mm nipples);
  • BSD: 507mm;
  • internal rim width is 18.6mm, so not particularly wide, but not narrow like old school 17mm MTB rims;
  • drillings: available in 28, 32 and 36 hole;
  • options: silver or black, machined side wall or non-machined side wall

How much?

Take a look here for a range of prices on Velocity Aeroheat rims.

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