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WTB Scraper 27.5” Chubby MTB Wheelset with Trailblazer Tyres is no longer available at Merlin Cycles. However you may find an alternative or updated product below.

This item was discontinued 2nd November 2018.

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WTB Scraper 27.5” Chubby MTB Wheelset with Trailblazer Tyres


The 27.5” Chubby offers riders the rolling characteristics of a 29er, agility of a 27.5”, whilst offering the grip and comfort required from the modern more aggressing technically sound rider. High volume tyres offer massive grip and shock absorption while large overall diameter allows rolling resistance to be low and a wide tyre carcass provides grip. Featuring WTB Scraper rims designed specifically for plus size tryes and tough, but lightweight DMR Zone hubs this wheelset is ready for aggressive riding.



  • Wide 45mm WTB Scraper rims designed to provide support for 2.8” and 3.0” Plus tires at low pressures
  • 4D angled spoke drilling eliminates binding and lateral loading, and disperses tension more evenly over a greater area. Allows for use of regular J-bend, non-proprietary spokes
  • TCS inner profile guarantees easy, reliable tubeless retention


  •  Fully CNC'd hub bodies minimize excess material
  • Angled flanges relieve stress on spoke heads
  • Sealed bearings offer sublime smoothness
  • 6 Pawl Freehub with 36-point engagement
  • Front: 15mm Thru Axle
  • Rear: 12 x 142mm Thru Axle
  • 32 hole drilling
  • 6 bolt disc mounting
  • Shimano 10/11sp compatible


  • WTB Trailblazer 27.5” x 2.8 Front & Rear
  • Centerline of long, smooth knobs that promote rotational momentum
  • Chunky outer knobs provide cornering traction in conditions ranging from dry to damp