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Flow EX3 Wheel

$319

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DESCRIPTION

Designed, tested, and raced to victories on the World Cup DH and Enduro World Series circuits. Tie beam triple-cavity rim design resists damage and prevents air loss under impacts. 29mm internal width optimized for 2.35” to 2.8” Trail, All-mountain, and DH tires.

DESCRIPTION:

The Flow EX3 is the most reliable tubeless rim made for handling faster speeds on the most demanding trails. If you’re looking for the ultimate rim for enduro and DH racing, or just the most durable rim possible, this is the one. The Flow EX3 combines the 29mm internal width and durable 6069 aluminum construction of the Flow MK3 with the incredibly strong triple cavity design of the classic Flow EX rim. The result is a new rim shape that perfectly balances radial compliance with lateral stiffness and sets an entirely new benchmark for durability and impact resistance.

The Flow EX3 wheelset includes the Neo OS front and rear hubs and Sapim’s high-quality D-Light spokes and Secure Lock alloy nipples. D-Light spokes help keep rotating mass to a minimum while still offering exceptional strength, and Secure Lock nipples use a mechanical lock to resist loosening. The Neo OS front hub features larger bearings than conventional Neo hubs, while still being compatible with both 20mm and 15mm forks. The Neo OS rear hub rolls on a cromoly axle for increased durability and includes a Durasync freehub with simultaneous 6-pawl engagement.

The Flow EX3 rim’s Tiebeam inner bridge lets it withstand impacts that would deform most rims to the point of air loss and structural failure. Even if you use a tire insert, huge impacts can cause the sidewall of most rims to fold, causing air loss and eventual failure. But the Tiebeam brace and patented low sidewalls of the Flow EX3 resist this folding, maintaining air pressure and structural integrity better than any other rim. Combined with the added durability of 6069 aluminum and WideRight 29mm inner width optimized for 2.35” to 2.8” tires, the Flow EX3 is the evolution of the Flow line for aggressive riding. Every World Cup DH and Enduro World Series win, every hour of testing, riding, and improving, it’s all here in the Flow EX3.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

Flow EX3 wheels include pre-installed tape for tubeless use and presta valves. 15x110mm OS front wheels include an additional set of 20mm OS boost end caps.

FEATURES:

  • Patented low-profile tubeless rim design balances lateral stiffness with radial compliance

  • Designed, tested, and raced to victories on the World Cup DH and Enduro World Series circuits

  • Tiebeam triple-cavity rim design resists damage and prevents air loss under impacts

  • 29mm internal width optimized for 2.35” to 2.8” Trail, All-mountain, and DH tires

  • Most trusted tubeless system for easy setup and low maintenance

  • Neo OS hubs designed to handle the added loads and durability needs of Enduro and DH racing

  • Sapim D-Light spokes in easily replaced, standard J-bend lengths and Secure Lock alloy nipples

  • 6069 aluminum alloy is stronger than conventional 6061 alloys

  • Bead Blasted “BBQ” finish for added durability

  • Tubeless ready with rim tape and valves installed

  • Available for all current axle systems, including Cannondale Lefty SL, Lefty Supermax, SRAM Predictive Steering, Boost 110mm, Boost 148mm, 150mm, and Super Boost Plus 157mm spacing

Shipping Information
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​Unfortunately we're unable to promise or guarantee delivery by a specific date and don't offer overnight or express shipping at this time. We also do not currently ship to Alaska, Hawaii, APO/FPO addresses, US territories, or international addresses. Please feel free to reach out to support@gear.com with any questions!

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100% Guaranteed Returns

We understand that not every purchase works out, which is why we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. New, unused gear in original packaging and hangtags can be returned at any time within 30 days of purchase for a refund to your original method of payment. If the original method of payment is unavailable, we will issue your refund in the form of store credit.

How to return by mail

Due to high demand, our returns process may take longer than usual. Typically, we will issue a refund within 10 business days after we receive your package. It may take up to 3 additional weeks for your bank to refund your credit card or for a refund check to arrive. Thank you for your patience as we process returns as quickly and safely as possible.

Follow these three steps:

  1. Print your shipping label
    To make shipping a return even easier, we offer a prepaid return shipping label for eligible U.S. customers returning products that don’t need to ship freight. Some exceptions apply. Reach out to support@gear.com to initiate your return request, and to ensure the item is being returned to the correct warehouse/address.
    Please note: $8.95 will be deducted from your refund to cover return shipping for standard size/weight packages when you use the prepaid shipping label provided by Gear.com. This charge only applies if your return is mailed using a prepaid label our team provides, but will not be deducted if you pay for the return shipping yourself. Shipping costs to return oversized items (such as coolers, skis, furniture, large stoves and tents, etc) will be calculated on a case-by-case basis. Please don’t hesitate to ask support@gear.com if you have any questions about typical return shipping for an oversized item you may order.  
  2. Pack your return
    Pack your item(s) securely and include the original product packaging and tags. 
  3. Prepare & ship your package
    Tape your package securely and affix your return shipping label to the outside. (Hint: If you cover or remove all existing shipping labels, you can usually reuse the bag or box your order came in.) Drop off your package at a carrier location near you. We’ll email you once we’ve issued a store credit or a refund – typically within 10 business days after we receive your package. It may take up to 3 additional weeks for your bank to refund your credit card.

To note:

  • If we have questions about your return, we will contact you by phone or email. 
  • Returned merchandise that does not meet the conditions of the Gear.com Return Policy will be declined and a refund will not be issued. 
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  • If you prefer to work directly with a carrier to ship your return, please reach out to support@gear.com to request an RMA and return shipping address.

Mail-in return exceptions

Some items cannot be returned via our return portal, including the following:

  1. Hazardous materials
  2. Food items
  3. Oversize items
  4. Some Corporate & Group Sales items

Mail-in return exceptions may apply to coolers, tents, kayaks, surfboards, SUP boards, cargo boxes, car racks, indoor cycles, power stations and more. 

Store Credits

Store credits issued for returned products will expire one year from the date of issuance. 

All other store credits expire 90 days from issuance, including credits issued by our Customer Success team or as part of a promotion.

Manufacturing Defect/Warranty Claims ​

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