If adding a set of carbon rimmed wheels is on your list of future upgrades, then these should be at the top of your list.
For cross country riding, and even creeping into some all mountain riding.. These 30mm outer width hookless carbon rims will be the perfect choice for a good majority of riders. The width and weight seem to be at a sweet spot on these rims, and the hookless design serves to further enhance those attributes.
If you’re not exactly familiar with what hookless means, we’ll provide a brief summary of the purported benefits.