Fastest XC Wheels In the Real World 1240 grams is an obscenely light weight when talking about mountain bike wheelsets, the kind of weight that XC racers dream about. But light weight alone is no longer enough. So, we engineered the new Control SL wheels to be sharp-handling, smooth-riding, extra-durable, and 22% less likely to pinch-flat your tires—in addition to being some of the lightest-weight production wheels on the planet. - Front Hub: Alloy body, SiNC Ceramic Bearings, 15 x 110mm thru-axle, 19 and 31mm OD end cap options included - Rear Hub: CNC-machined alloy body, SiNC Ceramic Bearings, premium-quality DT 180 internals and 54T quick engagement ratchet system cassette, includes SRAM XX1 11-speed freehub and 148 end caps - Rim Type: Carbon clincher, 2Bliss Ready, Zero Bead Hook 4mm FlatTop design (Not compatible with tire inserts) - Rim Width: 29mm internal - Spokes: DT Swiss Aerolite Straightpull 294mm, 24-hole, Two-cross, Front & Rear - Nipple Type: DT Swiss Pro Lock Hexagonal Alloy 14 x 2.0mm - Max Rotor Size: 200mm - System Weight Limit: 275lbs / 125kg - Total Wheelset Weight: 1240g
Where in the world can you ride these brutes? Anywhere you damn well please. Road light, off-road tough, smooth as butter, Terra CLX EVO wheels bring leading-edge performance to the diverse needs of aggressive gravel rides. Available in 700c and 650B with 30mm internal-width rims to deliver optimal handling with up to 2.1-inch tires, so you’re the master of any terrain. Durability delivered through unsurpassed toughness-to-weight, thanks to leading composite technology rims. Lifetime warranty and no-fault crash replacement. - Rim Type: Carbon Clincher, tubeless-first - Rim Material: Advanced Carbon Composite - Rim Width (internal): 30mm - Rim Depth: 25.3mm - Front Spoke Pattern: Radial/Two-cross (2:1) - Rear Spoke Pattern: One-cross/Two-cross (2:1) - Spoke Count: Front/Rear: 24/24 - Spoke Type: DT Swiss Aerolite T-head - Nipple Type: DT Swiss Pro Lock Alloy hexagonal - Spoke Length (front): 650B Right/Left: 264mm/260mm - Spoke Length (rear): 650B Drive-Side/Non-Drive: 259mm/265mm - Front Hub: Roval AFD1, Center Lock, 12mm thru-axle end cap - Rear Hub: Roval AFD2, Center Lock, DT Swiss EXP internals, Shimano or SRAM XDR, 142x12mm thru-axle end cap - Assembly Method: Handbuilt - Extras: Roval padded wheelbag, Roval tubeless rim tape and valves (pre-installed)
$1,599.00 - $2,199.00
Five years ago, Santa Cruz debunked every skeptic's fear about the long-term durability of carbon fiber bicycle frames. Now they are doing the same for wheels. Santa Cruz Reserve wheels are built on the highest quality carbon rims on the market. Their confidence in the design and strength of the wheels is backed up by a lifetime warranty, just like Santa Cruz frames.
PRC 1100 DICUT 25Y Edition: when tradition meets the future. A unique wheelset created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of our brand, the PRC 1100 DICUT 25Y edition combines traditional technology with an innovative development approach. With a super lightweight build of just 1311g, it is our lightest carbon clincher disc brake wheelset ever. The 180 hub contains the brand-new Ratchet EXP technology that offers less weight, increased stiffness, and extra precision. And, last but not least, our guiding principle of engineering performance provides the rider with the unquestionable quality that lies at the core of this product. - Shimano/SRAM 11-speed road cassette-compatible
The lightweight Dura-Ace C40 Carbon Tubeless disc-brake wheelset is the ultimate all-rounder. Yet, it’s still aero thanks to the wide rim you’ll see at the C40. This carbon wheelset has an increase in rigidity for improved aerodynamic performance, while maintaining a comfortable riding experience. Its braking, handling and acceleration are top notch. - For the performance driven triathlete and road racer - Wide section rim - Ultra-light full carbon rim - Tubeless - Center-lock Disc - E-thru axles
Learning from our very successful EWS riders, we designed the rims for the EXC 1200 SPLINE 35 to be tough enough for everything the best in the sport can throw at them yet light enough to spin all day. And, they're the right width to accommodate today's high-volume enduro tires. This rim is complemented by our completely new top-end Ratchet System hubs which maintain the lightweight theme, as do the bladed and butted straight-pull spokes. The result is any enduro rider's dream wheel: Peace-of-mind in the downhills and enough breath for a chat on the climbs. - SRAM XD MTB cassette-compatible
Featuring the new generation Ratchet System hubs that are lighter and faster than ever before, along with bladed spokes and the superb wheel build quality and reliability you expect from DT Swiss, the XRC 1200 SPLINE 25 is a race-bred trail machine that loves to go fast. It accelerates like nothing else, tracks like nothing else, and is reliable like nothing else. It is the benchmark for high speeds on any trail, on any gravel road, and in any race — whether that race takes place between the tape or in your head. - SRAM XD MTB cassette-compatible
When you pair the latest ultra-light DT Swiss Ratchet System hubs with an XC-tuned 30mm internal-width carbon rim, you get a precision tool for XC domination. Its 28 bladed, high-end DT Swiss spokes and master wheel builder quality make the XRC 1200 SPLINE 30 extremely capable over gnarly roots and rocks, up climbs and down descents, all while more than light enough to gain an edge attacking out of tight switchbacks. - SRAM XD MTB cassette-compatible
The lightweight Dura-Ace C40 Carbon Clincher wheelset is the ultimate all-rounder. Yet, it’s still aero thanks to the wide rim you’ll see at the C40. This carbon wheelset has an increase in rigidity for improved aerodynamic performance, while maintaining a comfortable riding experience. Its braking, handling and acceleration are top notch. - Responsive acceleration - Wide section rim - Carbon laminate rim
The age of traction, stability, and speed has arrived, and its name is the Roval Traverse 38 SL Fattie 650b wheels. They feature 148mm rear and 110mm front axle widths, but to turn them into descending machines is the 38mm internal rim width. The extra width also allows for more tire volume, which means increased suppleness in the ride quality. And not only this, but the ample width also better supports the tire, 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 15x110mm thru-axle (end cap options included), and at the rear, the hub features DT Swiss internals for quick engagmenet. And to top everything off, these wheels are hand-built to ensure a painstaking attention to detail. -Please note that this 148 version is exclusively designed for use with bikes designed with 110x15mm front axle and 148mm rear axle standards.
With the HEC 1400 SPLINE 47, we offer the perfect endurance wheelset for e-road bikes, delivering all the advantages of the AERO+ concept mixed with e-bike-specific components to ensure a long-lasting and trouble-free ride. A valuable upgrade for any high-end e-road bike, these wheels promise premium performance and aero advantages, along with many envious glances from overtaken riders. - Shimano/SRAM 11-speed road cassette-compatible
The HEC 1400 SPLINE 62 is the ultimate e-road bike wheelset with a true racing character and outstanding aerodynamic performance. Specifically developed e-bike components, ensuring a long-lasting and trouble-free ride, this wheelset offers the speed needed when you want to fall-in with the young guns keeping the pace high on your group ride. And let's be honest, the visual appearance of the HEC 1400 SPLINE 62 turns every e-road bike into a head-turner. - Shimano/SRAM 11-speed road cassette-compatible
Introducing the Gravel racing king — GRC 1400 SPLINE 42, the most sophisticated gravel wheelset on the market. Taking a holistic approach to engineering, we rethought the characteristics of a modern benchmark-setting gravel wheelset. Aerodynamic efficiency for sustainable speed and endurance, ideal support of wide gravel tires for unprecedented comfort and traction off-road, as well as remarkable durability make this wheelset the perfect companion for your next gravel adventure. - Shimano/SRAM 11s road cassette-compatible
Conquer mountains, flatten hills, and feel your bike come alive with this ultra-light, 1365 gram wheelset. Mass is the enemy of performance, and the Alpinist CL is the lightest wheelset in its class. Weight has been pared to the absolute minimum to make the make the most of every watt and deliver incredible responsiveness without sacrificing any of the strength, ride quality, or durability that are crucial to long-term performance and satisfaction. - Assembly Method: Hand-built - Braking Surface: Disc brake only - Extras: Roval padded wheelbag. NoFault crash replacement policy. Lifetime warranty. - Nipple Type: DT Swiss Pro Lock hexagonal - Rear Hub: Roval AeroFlange Disc, Center Lock, Sealed Cartridge bearings, DT Swiss EXP internals, HG Freehub, 142x12mm thru-axle compatible - Rim Depth: 33mm - Rim Material: Carbon - Rim Type: Carbon, clincher (tube-type) - Rim Width: 21mm internal - Spoke Count: 24 - Spoke Pattern: One-cross/Two-cross (2:1) - Spoke Type: DT Swiss Aerolite T-head - Weight: 686g
Road bikes are going where they’ve never gone before, are expected to do more, and are being ridden harder than ever. At the same time disc brakes are rewriting the rules of what’s possible with rim design. For this new era, the Zipp 303 Firecrest Tubeless Disc-brake wheelset sets the new standard. With a disc-specific, tubeless rim, the 303 Firecrest Carbon Clincher is now internally 21mm wide and faster than ever. Designed from the start as a tubeless rim, the 303 Firecrest features a rim bed made with internal ridges to lock the tire’s bead in place, ensuring secure performance, even when ridden at lower tire pressures. A new carbon fiber layup keeps weight low while maintaining the 303’s legendary durability. The rim’s lightweight design allows the 303 to glide up the steepest climbs while SRAM's robust 77/177D hubset keep the wheels stiff and responsive. Each Wheel Includes: - Zipp Tubeless valve extender and valve-core wrench - Zipp rim tape (factory taped) - Zipp Tangente quick-release skewer - Zipp thru-axle end caps
Silky smooth DT Swiss internals laced to OCLV Carbon rims make the Aeolus XXX one set of feather-light wheels that is made to be ridden. Key features: - OCLV XXX carbon utilizes premium materials and resins with industry-leading domestic manufacturing - Stacked lacing alignment provides a better spoke bracing angle for a stiffer wheel - OCLV Carbon tubular rim, 21mm outer rim width - DT Swiss based hubs with 36 tooth star ratchet and SL driver body - DT Swiss Aerolite spokes and Alpina alloy locking hex-head nipples - Compatible with Shimano 10/11spd, SRAM 10/11 freehubs - Includes Bontrager Carbon Stop Cork pads and quick release - No rider weight restrictions
Learning from our very successful EWS riders, we designed the rims for the EXC 1200 SPLINE 30 to be tough enough for everything the best in the sport can throw at them yet light enough to spin all day. And, they're the right width to accommodate today's high-volume enduro tires. This rim is complemented by our completely new top-end Ratchet System hubs which maintain the lightweight theme, as do the bladed and butted straight-pull spokes. The result is any enduro rider's dream wheel: Peace-of-mind in the downhills and enough breath for a chat on the climbs.
Learning from our very successful EWS riders, we designed the rims for the EXC 1200 SPLINE 35 to be tough enough for everything the best in the sport can throw at them yet light enough to spin all day. And, they're the right width to accommodate today's high-volume enduro tires. This rim is complemented by our completely new top-end Ratchet System hubs which maintain the lightweight theme, as do the bladed and butted straight-pull spokes. The result is any enduro rider's dream wheel: Peace-of-mind in the downhills and enough breath for a chat on the climbs.
Talk about features! These wheels have everything anyone could ever ask for: leading aerodynamics, certified Road Tubeless compatibility without rim strips, unrivaled braking performance, outstanding durability and competitive weight. Don’t take our word for it - check out the results from our exhaustive wind tunnel testing. Riding these wheels in a 40-kilometer time trial saves a whopping 14 seconds over the next fastest wheel. Riders concerned with finishing times and power output can’t afford not to buy these groundbreaking wheels. These aren’t simply race-day only wheels, they’re built strong. Easton’s industry-leading carbon lay-up process provides smooth, consistent braking. Like every high-end wheel in the Easton line, EC90 Aero 55 wheels are entirely built by hand from start to finish and acoustically tuned. These wheels combine top-end materials, a methodical build and an advanced rim design. They are extraordinarily fast wheels that will roll true for years to come.
$1,052.00 $1,315.00 20% Off
Zipp’s 404s excel in every terrain. They’re exceedingly fast and agile on the flats, in cross winds, up mountains, and out of sharp criterium corners. Zipp’s 58mm-deep Firecrest rims are extra wide to minimize the gap between tire and rim, making them truly aero in every wind condition. This also allows for a wider tire run at a lower pressure, resulting in less rolling resistance, better ride feel, and a reduced chance of pinch flatting. The 404s are feather-light and built up on Zipp’s stiff hubs with oversize axles, ensuring you get every ounce of power to the road.
The current DT Swiss aero disc brake wheelset with a perfect synthesis of acceleration, aerodynamics, and handling, even in the most challenging conditions. The sophisticated ARC 1400 DICUT wheels represent the latest DNA of the 1400 level of DT Swiss and our aero partner, SWISS SIDE. The AERO+ profile rims set a new standard in aerodynamic performance and keep aero drag as low as possible under different cross-wind angles. In moderate cross-wind conditions, riders benefit from propulsion through a sailing effect. Reduced wind sensitivity allows riders to maintain a stable aerodynamic position and full control of their bike. High-end DT Swiss aero spokes and the lightweight 240 DICUT hub, with its direct engagement and highly reliable Ratchet EXP system, complete this wheelset. - Net weight: 817g - Recommended system weight max.: 110kg - ASTM classification: 1 - Material: Carbon - Tire interface: Tubeless crotched/Clincher TC - Valve hole: Presta - Rim diameter: 29" / 700C - Rim height: 62mm - Decal type: Waterslide - Inner width: 20mm - Outer width: 27mm - Hub type: 240 - Brake interface: Disc Center Lock - Spokes left: DT aero comp t-head - Spokes right: DT aero comp t-head - Spoke pattern: Two-cross (1:1) - Nipples: DT Pro Lock hidden aluminum - Inclusive: Tubeless tape 23mm, TL valve aluminum black 49-65mm, 5mm endcap kit, valve guard
Our benchmark-setting Aero+ rim matched to a punchy mix of top end aerolite and laced to premium Ratchet System hubs makes for a wheel that delivers in all riding situations. Fitting 28mm tires on its wide rims will give you all the comfort and grip needed for extended rides on mixed surfaces. At the same time, in combination with 25mm rubber, the ERC 1400 SPLINE will aero optimize your race bike, ready for you to set your own, new benchmarks.
Introducing the Gravel racing king — GRC 1400 SPLINE 42, the most sophisticated gravel wheelset on the market. Taking a holistic approach to engineering, we rethought the characteristics of a modern benchmark-setting gravel wheelset. Aerodynamic efficiency for sustainable speed and endurance, ideal support of wide gravel tires for unprecedented comfort and traction off-road, as well as remarkable durability make this wheelset the perfect companion for your next gravel adventure.
Unsure what will happen on your group ride? Mountains, hills or flat sections? Water from below, water from above? You needn't worry, the PRC 1400 SPLINE 35 has it covered. high-end, bladed straightpull spokes and the most reliable and light-weight freewheel system make for an efficient ride. Offering the perfect blend of comfort, grip and lightweight in combination with a higher volume tire, the wide and stiff full carbon rims accelerate with the best of them. Equipped with disc brakes it will stop on a dime all the time. So the PRC 1400 SPLINE 35 is ready for anything, are you?
$979.95 $1,375.00 29% Off
Developed in Specialized's Win Tunnel, and designed to interface with the world’s fastest tire, the S-Works Turbo, the Roval CLX 64 Disc is one of the fastest disc brake road race wheel/tire system ever developed. The SCS hub allows for a proper chainline on short chainstay performance road and 'cross bikes. This wheel system comes complete with the S-Works Turbo tire which measures 24mm wide for enhanced stability and traction in corners and on descents. This rear wheel uses an AFD1 SCS Center Lock aero hub that's compatible with a QR or 12mm thru-axle.
$929.95 $1,500.00 38% Off
650b wheels are notorious for their playful handling, which is why the ultra-wide design of the Roval Traverse SL Fattie 650b wheels are the perfect complement to this style of riding. The reason is behind this simple: Aside from an immaculate, lightweight, and bombproof carbon layup, with a wide, 30mm carbon rim (internal width), these wheels dramatically increase both stability and traction. Ultimately, this all boils down to more control. The extra width also allows for more tire volume, which means more suppleness in the ride quality. And not only this, but the ample width also better supports the tire, 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 lightening-fast engagement and acceleration. And to top everything off, these wheels are hand-built to ensure a painstaking attention to detail.
Trail wheels often fall into two categories—they're either heavy and durable or light and flexy. And because of this, a lightweight, wide-profile, and enduro-ready carbon wheel seems like something only found in a fairytale, but lucky for you, we made it a reality. The Traverse SL Fattie 27.5 puts all the flickable, nimble features you need in an all-mountain wheel into one package, and it has the results to prove it. Along with light overall weight, stiffness, and durability, another top priority for the Traverse SL was ease of use. First off, we got rid of the creaky straight-pull spokes and corrosion-prone alloy nipples. Next up, we landed on 28 J-bend spokes, for both the front and rear wheels, that are all the same length—making it easy to find replacements if needed. And finally, we engineered a new hub design, with a wider profile and higher flange to aid in overall stiffness. What's with the big-boned name, you ask? The Traverse SL Fatties may be wide, but with a 30mm inner rim width, they're far from the girth of a fat bike rim. But let's talk width. You've probably noticed that mountain bike rim widths have hovered between 19 and 23 millimeters for decades, and they've been long overdue for a change. In the search for a better wheel design, our engineers began testing 2.3- to 2.5-inch tires on 45-millimeter-wide fat bike rims to see what, if any, benefits could be found. It only took them a few rides to realize that the wider rims offered a variety of advantages, like adding additional tire volume, which better supports the tires in hard cornering, greatly improves traction because of the ability to run lower pressures, and noticeably increases rim stiffness. They did note that there is an occurrence of diminishing returns with increasing width, however, and after testing everything from 25 to 45mm, determined that a 30mm inner width is optimal. After determining the width, we began designing the rim using the knowledge that we gained when developing the Control SL. With this, we started with our Zero Bead Hook technology that gets rid of the weak spot found in a traditional wheel and combined it with the wider profile to make a carbon rim that effectively dissipates forces. This way, you can take abuse from rocks without the worry of cracks or dents. Ok, so they're strong, impact-resistant, and tire supporting-they must be heavy, right? Wrong. Even though "fattie"? is in their name, they're far from fat. To achieve this weight, we hand-build our rims to our own alloy hubs, using only the highest quality DT Swiss Competition Race spokes. Inside our hubs, you'll find DT Swiss 240 internals with a quick engaging 54t DT Swiss star ratchet system in the rear that allows you to power over rocks and roots without delay. And while machines do a pretty good job of building wheels, we choose professionally trained humans because they do so with an artistic touch that makes for minimal flaws. Whether you need a carbon wheelset to get you through an enduro stage or one to shred your local rock garden, the Traverse SL Fattie has you covered. - Assembly Method: Hand-built - Bearing Type: Sealed cartridge - Every wheel includes tubeless valve stems in order to make tubeless set-up a touch easier. - Nipple Type: DT Swiss Brass Pro Lock hexagonal - Rear Hub: CNC-machined alloy body, high-quality DT 240 internals, and 54t quick engagement ratchet system cassette, includes SRAM XX1 11-speed freehub and 148 end caps. - Rear Spoke Pattern: Two-cross - Rim Material: Carbon fiber - Rim Type: Carbon clincher, 2Bliss Ready, Zero Bead Hook design. Black graphic under clear coat. - Rim Width: 30mm internal - Roval Engineered J-bend hubshells have a single spoke length for each wheelset. - Spoke Count: 28h Rear - Spoke Type: DT Swiss Competition Race J-bend
Whisky No.9 36w carbon wheels are made for all-around trail riding and off-road touring; striking a balance between width and weight. Intended to support a wide range of modern mountain bike tires, the No.9 36w rims have a 30mm internal width, feature hookless beads for easy tubeless setup and impact resistance. The wider rim width creates a broad base for the tire casing to support side knobs better, for increased comfort and traction. - Centered around DT Swiss 350 hubs, well-known for their balance of performance, weight and tool-free serviceability - Laced with j-bend DT Aerolite spokes and brass nipples for durability and serviceability - Each wheel includes a Whisky tubeless valve and tape
- Size : 700c - Model : Aeolus 9 D3 TLR - Holes : 18 / 24 - Color : Black - Finish : Nude - Type : TLR/Clincher - Valve : Presta - Rim : Symmetric (front), Asymmetric (rear)
Race Face's first carbon wheelset comes to market during peak enduro, meaning people are hitting the trails as hard as they can at all angles. Striking the balance between shred-ready and climb-crushing, Race Face incorporated a generous 31mm internal width for a trail-stomping footprint, a durable carbon layout built for enduro style abuse, and an offset spoke hole layout delivering improved tension balance to up the sturdiness. With the Vault Hub’s super fast engagement, long bearing life and spoke flanges designed for maximizing lateral stability, you can take your rally to the next level. Get ready to be fast in every direction. 2 year no fault guarantee HUB - Large oversize flange for improved bracing angle - Larger bearings - No bearing adjuster needed - Wider bearing stance 6 double tooth pawls (3 engage at a time) - 120 points of engagement (3 degrees) - Independently sprung pawls - Balanced spoke counter bore - Tool-free interchangeable end caps (sold separately) RIM - Full carbon fiber construction - 31mm Internal width tubeless ready rim - 4.5mm Offset – Improves spoke balance and wheel stiffness - High gloss black water transfer logos
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