Easton R90 SL, Chris King R45 Wheelset


Easton R90 SL Rims

Perhaps the most well-rounded aluminum rim to date, the Easton R90 SL has all the features we look for in alloy rims and is suitable for a plethora of disciplines and conditions. Designed by Easton, a company that many discerning cyclists admire for their engineering prowess and history, the R90 SL is intended to fight in the same class as HEDs famous Belgium line of rims. Featuring a 25mm outside diameter and a widened 19.5mm inside diameter, the R90 SL has the ability to accommodate tire sizes ranging from 23mm road to 32mm + cyclocross standards, making it perfect for a variety of builds. Additionally, utilizing a 27mm deep cross-section, the R90 SL offers each rider the aerodynamic benefits of wider and deeper rims, while simultaneously shaving grams to keep overall wheel weight to a minimum. Easton R90 SL rims are tubeless compatible when equipped with the appropriate valves and rim tape.

Chris King R45 Hubs

Manufactured with intense pride in Portland, Oregon, Chris King R45 hubs are touted by many as the gold standard for road cyclists. Chris King offers quick, precise engagement on or off the road for quick getaways and aggressive attacks by utilizing a proprietary freehub body and ratchet design. Unquestionably one the most durable hubs on the market, Each R45 is additionally equipped with a simple bearing preload adjustment system that allows the hubs to be fine tuned.

Sapim CX-Ray Spokes

Used by companies like Zipp, ENVE, and Reynolds, the CX-Ray from Sapim is the go-to spoke for many of the world’s elite wheel manufacturers. Due to Sapim’s proprietary forging process, the CX-Ray possesses all of the benefits of high rigidity and an aerodynamic profile with none of the weight penalties. In fact, each Sapim CX-Ray spoke has a tensile strength of up to 50% more than a straight gauge spoke and a fatigue life of nearly 3 times as long.

Custom Wheels

If you're looking for a custom version of this wheelset or want to determine if this is the right set of wheels for you, we are happy to talk through your options. Please contact us directly (Phone: (520) 624-3045, Email: feedback@fairwheelbikes.com) or contact us via email on this form.

Spoke Type j-bend
Freehub Body Options Shimano Road, Campagnolo, SRAM
Axle Compatibility Quick Release
Warranty Rims: Manufacturer Warranty
Hubs: Five Year
Wheelset Weight, g
20 / 24 Spoke Count 1439
24 / 28 Spoke Count 1478
Rim Specifications
Outer Width24mm
Inner Width19.5mm
Tubeless CompatibleYes
Aluminum Clincher Wheelsets
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Shimano Road
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