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BREAKING NEWS in the fat bike world...


HED's entire line of Big Deal fat rims can now be purchased as a rim-only for the custom build of your dreams!

Our more discerning customers just weren’t satisfied with an 85mm carbon rim. The bikes keep getting wider, the tires keep getting larger, and the Big Fat Deal is ready for the challenge. At a whopping 100mm wide, it can make the most of your fat bike footprint, for the ultimate in flotation over soft or powdery surfaces. At an incredibly light 500 grams per rim, the BFD is also much lighter than competitors’ skinnier aluminum rims. Combined with a tubeless tire setup, it is possible to lose up to two pounds per wheel with HED BFDs. Note that the BFD is drilled symmetrically ONLY and cannot accommodate offset frames.
 
Like the Big Deal, the BFD utilizes Inflatobam, HED’s patented tubeless technology for installing big tires. The twin channel rim design provides a better pre-inflation seal by trapping each tire bead against the rim. This drastically reduces the amount of air it takes to get the beads to “bam” into place. In conjunction with the rim shape, Inflatobam utilizes Inflatobands. These effectively provide a variable rim-channel diameter. This compensates for the discrepancies in tire bead diameters by minimizing the gap between the tire and the rim channels (the main source of air leaks). Once seated, the angled bead shelf prevents the tire from collapsing back into the rim at low pressure. Our interior surfacing and tight tolerances ensure no tire burp or slip. Also note that our rim shape does not require tire levers to remove and install tires.

Specifications

SKU: RI014
Rim Type: Tubeless-Ready Clincher
Rim Width: 100mm
Rim Material: Carbon
Rim Weight: 500 grams
Color: Twill Weave
Rim Hole Count: 32
MIN/MAX TIRE SIZE: 3.8 - 5.0"
Drill Pattern: Symmetrical Only
Decal Type: White
ERD: 564 (includes washer)
Rim Shape Patent #: 9597926

Tech Notes

1. Do NOT use tire levers on B.F.D. rims!



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RI014

Hed Big Fat Deal (bfd) All Carbon Fat Bike Rim, Tubeless 26" X 100 Mm Wide 32 Holes (erd 564)

Ready To Ship In: 3-4 Weeks (Handbuilt to order by AVT)
Ships To: Worldwide
Returns: 60 Day Free Returns*

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BREAKING NEWS in the fat bike world...


HED's entire line of Big Deal fat rims can now be purchased as a rim-only for the custom build of your dreams!

Our more discerning customers just weren’t satisfied with an 85mm carbon rim. The bikes keep getting wider, the tires keep getting larger, and the Big Fat Deal is ready for the challenge. At a whopping 100mm wide, it can make the most of your fat bike footprint, for the ultimate in flotation over soft or powdery surfaces. At an incredibly light 500 grams per rim, the BFD is also much lighter than competitors’ skinnier aluminum rims. Combined with a tubeless tire setup, it is possible to lose up to two pounds per wheel with HED BFDs. Note that the BFD is drilled symmetrically ONLY and cannot accommodate offset frames.
 
Like the Big Deal, the BFD utilizes Inflatobam, HED’s patented tubeless technology for installing big tires. The twin channel rim design provides a better pre-inflation seal by trapping each tire bead against the rim. This drastically reduces the amount of air it takes to get the beads to “bam” into place. In conjunction with the rim shape, Inflatobam utilizes Inflatobands. These effectively provide a variable rim-channel diameter. This compensates for the discrepancies in tire bead diameters by minimizing the gap between the tire and the rim channels (the main source of air leaks). Once seated, the angled bead shelf prevents the tire from collapsing back into the rim at low pressure. Our interior surfacing and tight tolerances ensure no tire burp or slip. Also note that our rim shape does not require tire levers to remove and install tires.

Specifications

SKU: RI014
Rim Type: Tubeless-Ready Clincher
Rim Width: 100mm
Rim Material: Carbon
Rim Weight: 500 grams
Color: Twill Weave
Rim Hole Count: 32
MIN/MAX TIRE SIZE: 3.8 - 5.0"
Drill Pattern: Symmetrical Only
Decal Type: White
ERD: 564 (includes washer)
Rim Shape Patent #: 9597926

Tech Notes

1. Do NOT use tire levers on B.F.D. rims!



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  • AVT Works is our in house wheel building and service dept offering a full range of custom wheel builds and hub servicing.
  • Available with Chris King hubs in all 9 standard in stock colors plus any other hubs listed on our site including White Industries, Phil Wood, ONYX, Industry Nine and PAUL Components.
  • Available with rims from HED, Astral, Velocity, Praxis, Knight Composites, BOYD, ENVE and more with Wheelsmith or SAPIM CX Ray spokes.
  • Please allow 10 business days to build and ship (depending on availability of parts)
  • If you're looking for a hub / rim combination not listed here please contact us.
  • * Custom made products including AVT Works wheelsets can be returned post purchase subject to a 20% re-stocking fee. More info can be found in our returns policy.

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