The Charger Expert Wheelset weighs 1820g (820g up front, 1000g at the rear) which answers Sun Ringle’s claim as the producer of an all-mountain wheelset. Its rim is designed by Sun Ringle with Stan’s tubeless technology. Added to it are Wheelsmith spokes to the Sun Ringle hubs. It is available in black and white 28mm wide rims and when mounted to a 2.35” tires its remarkably noticeable fitting its profile.
Many riders have found the Sun Ringle Charger Expert Wheelset easy to set up, user friendly as one may put it. Deflating and re-inflating the tires and going for a quick spin, the air held tight without issues.
The 24 spokes design rids some weight against the conventional 32 spoke designs. The 135mm rear hub spins on four bearings securely sealed and uses three pawls on a thirty tooth ratchet. The front hub comes into types. It is available as a 9mm quick release or as a15mm / 20mm version for thru-axle forks.
Currently available in the all mountain and cross country market are the Pro and Expert rim levels. The Pro series hubs is adaptable to all 3 configurations and is released with the latest 142/12mm rear spacing.
With CroMoly skewers, the Sun Ringle Charger Expert Wheelset SRP is $479.99.