Fattie big-bonedtitles aside just think of the Traverse SL 29 mountain bike wheels as wide. The reason is behind this simple: With a wide 30mm internal carbon rim these wheels dramatically increase both stability and traction which all boils down to more control. The extra width allows for more tyre volume which means more suppleness in the ride quality. And not only this but the ample width also better supports the tyre meaning that you’ll experience less “burping” when riding tubeless. These wheels also include the Roval tubeless plug system which is an easy and super lightweight solution for tubeless setups. At the front hub you’ll get a thru-axle design with 15/20mm compatibility (end cap options included) and at the rear the hub features DT Swiss internals for lightning-quick engagement and acceleration. And to top everything off these wheels are hand-built to ensure a painstaking attention to detail.