bikeboard.at test August 2017
"... sheer delight!"
8000 ULTRA Clincher
The 80 mm deep composite rims in conjunction with the unique carbon blade spokes offer outstanding aerodynamic qualities ideally suited to time trial and Triathlon events.
Superlightweight at just 1495 grams for the wheelset and reliable in all weathers and any terrain thanks to the integrated aluminium braking surface!
16|21 Carbon blade spokes, high flange Carbon hubs and aerodynamically optimised 8000 ULTRA rims.
Combined with the DISC8000 rear wheel this will give you a near unbeatable set when every second counts.
bikeboard.at (August 2017): "Accelerating as well as braking are a joy with these wheels. No trace of inertia, getting going is easy and the braking modulation and immediate reduction in speed are not just an advantage on technical or hilly routes, but generally instill a high level of confidence!"
Good for: Racing, Triathlons, Time Trials 700C (ETRTO 622 x 16), Clincher Systemweight (Bike+ Rider) up to 100kg
Front wheel 700C (ETRTO 622 x 16) full carbon: • 80mm rim / 670 gr • Carbon-Aluminium-Composite rim with aluminium brake surface • 16 full carbon blade spokes crossed laterally • Easy spin carbon front hub with sealed cartridge bearings • maximum flange width for extreme stiffness
Rear wheel 700C (ETRTO 622 x 16) full carbon: • 80mm rim/ 825 gr • Carbon-Aluminium-Composite rim with aluminium brake surface • 21 full carbon blade spokes crossed laterally • Easy spin carbon rear hub with sealed cartridge bearings • DT 240S aluminium rotor for Shimano 9/10/11 speed or Campagnolo 9/10/11 speed
Wheel set 700C (ETRTO 622 x 16) 16|21 spokes/ 1495 gr (RRP £2999)