cooldogcaboose
Seems like a some Chinese manufacturers have the I.D at 16.9. Would love to get some at 20mm+ for 28mm to 40mm  tires. Any recommendations out there?
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TiGeo
Light Bicycle:

https://www.lightbicycle.com/29er-disc-bike-rims-29mm-wide-28mm-deep-clincher-for-cyclocross-and-gravel-bikes.html

Have these and love them set up tubeless with 40s.  22mm inner width.
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egear
Built a set of these Mavic 827.  Ust Tubeless 32 spoke.  27mm wide inside.  They are bomb proof.  Liked them so much I built another set using 927's for my single speed/cross single track bike.  In one season of serious riding they are just as true as the day I finished them.
The 827's just dont have as nice a finish on them as the 927's other then that it's the same rim.  Universal Cycles stocks the hoops.
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sgtrobo
basic Roval Control 29 alloy wheels are 21mm ID and are about $600.  Surprisingly light and surprisingly sturdy
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cooldogcaboose
The Rovals look interesting. Surprised only 15mm fronts and not 12mm. Also looks like they aren't CL. Hooked or hookless? Looks like they went for hookless. With 32 spokes, I don't see how they got down so light. Personally, I need 12x100 and CL, but looks like a nice option.
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TiGeo
^^^I had the alloy Rovals on my MTB for 5 years...very good wheels and light. The rear hub is a re-badged DT350; the front is nice but not a DT.  No 15mm b/c MTB...don't know any MTBs that have 12mm?  Can't do much about CL...
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tal
Shop the internet for DT Swiss r460 rims and a wheel builder.  I had two sets of these wheels built with Ultegra hubs, 32 spoke count.  Tubeless ready, I got one set for $365 (including shipping).  These are not the lightest wheels out there but are tough enough to take a pounding and last years. One wheel set has 33c tires and the other 38c.  I use these wheels on a retired cyclocross bike w/ V-brakes.  
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Rainysunny
Second the LB recommendation. Great wheels and you won't have to spend a ton of time removing decals [wink]
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AlanEsh
Rainysunny wrote:
Second the LB recommendation. Great wheels and you won't have to spend a ton of time removing decals [wink]

$270 doesn't seem "less expensive side" for an alloy rim...

WTB KOMs come in four(?) sizes starting at i21, and are $100 each. I use those with WTB tires for a foolproof tubeless setup.
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Volsung
"less expensive" is relative.  There are probably some hedge fund managers on the forum.
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oleritter
You didn't exactly say, but sounds like you're looking for a carbon rim or wheel or wheel set?  (based on your mentioning "Chinese manufacturers")

The LB rims seem about perfect to me, and there should be stock arriving stateside any day now.    

gravel_bike_rims.jpg 
Hook up with a wheel builder, and you'll have all sorts of hub options.  I build 12mm and centerlock hubs all the time. 

If you aren't looking for carbon, there are more than a few alloy options that are 20mm and better.
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oleritter
tal wrote:
Shop the internet for DT Swiss r460 rims and a wheel builder.  I had two sets of these wheels built with Ultegra hubs, 32 spoke count.  Tubeless ready, I got one set for $365 (including shipping).  These are not the lightest wheels out there but are tough enough to take a pounding and last years. One wheel set has 33c tires and the other 38c.  I use these wheels on a retired cyclocross bike w/ V-brakes.  


+1 on the R460 rim, but there is now the R470 (20mm) and R500 (22mm) now, too.  

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TiGeo
Rainysunny wrote:
Second the LB recommendation. Great wheels and you won't have to spend a ton of time removing decals [wink]


Actually the new stealth decals on my LB rims are great, very subtle, but better (to me) than just naked carbon rims.  Check them out.
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oleritter
[image] The LB RG922 rims arrived in February (to North America distributor).  This is the first pair we've built.  We were supposed to get some Carbon Ti hubs, but they were massively delayed, so we switched up to I9's.  The Torch Road centerlock hubs are very light, less than 350g for the pair.  Total wheel set weight is 1400g.  These will be going on a Lynskey Pro GR (not mine!).  Lucky guy.  The rims are awesome, and the graphics scheme is cool, too. [image] 
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