Hed Belgium Chris King R45 Wheelset


HED Belgium C2 Rims

Possibly THE finest alloy clincher rim available, the C2 by HED Belgium represents their design prowess and manufacturing knowhow. With extremely strict quality regulations on how each rim is produced, the C2 the pinnacle of alloy performance and durability. Each rim is crafted to be close to a perfect circle with a nearly nonexistent welded seam holding the rim in shape. Such precise dimensions throughout the rim result in higher wheelbuild quality, with uniform spoke tension and ideal balance.

Chris King R45 Hubs

Manufactured with intense pride in Portland, Oregon, Chris King R45 hubs are touted by many as the Swiss watch of the cycling world. Utilizing a proprietary freehub body and ratchet design, Chris King offers instant engagement on or off the road for quick getaways and aggressive attacks. 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 for any sort of weather and conditions.

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

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Weight1523 grams
Front HubChris King R45
Rear HubChris King R45
SpokesSapim CX-Ray
RimsHED Belgium C2
Spoke Counts24 hole front, 28 hole rear
Useroad racing, training, cyclocross
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