Description of Stan's NoTubes ZTR Hugo 52 27.5+ MTB Rim - black
Next generation fat bike rim!
While their origins can be found in bikes built to tackle such legendary events as the Iditarod Trail Invitational and the Arrowhead 135, today's fat bikes have evolved into much more than sluggish snow crawlers. With the release of the first NoTubes rims designed specifically for this emerging category there are now rims designed to push the boundaries of what a fat bike can do.
While Stan's Hugo 52 for Plus Bikes are the first fat rims to feature the Bead Socket Technology, the innovations don't stop there. Hugo's ultra-low profile sidewalls combine with the special central raised box section to create a structurally superior fat rim that's exceptionally light, fast-rolling, and nearly impervious to flat even when using tubes. Of course BST means the best tubeless technology available, and the special shape of the Hugo series rims creates a superior seal, inflating easily without a tube.
The interior rim shape also spreads out the overall contact area for better strength and support and excellent pinch flat protection. Fat bike rims with taller sidewalls and recessed center cavities can't touch Hugo's added stability and tubeless performance, and those who choose to use a tube will find a profile makes pinch flats virtually impossible.
To convert to tubeless its recommended to use Stan's NoTubes 27mm rim tape and 35mm Schrader valve.
Fact Sheet of Stan's NoTubes ZTR Hugo 52 27.5+ MTB Rim - black