Shimano RS171 Disc Road Wheels
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Shimano RS171 Disc Road Wheelset
A modern wheelset for the gravel-grinding maverick, this disc brake-optimised set of rollers from Shimano stands up superbly to the abuse encountered on blistering cyclocross courses.
The strength of the aluminium rims bears the brunt of harsh terrains and hard-hitting runs, with the 24.6mm width and 19mm height steadying every roll over raucous, uneven surfaces. Hard-Wearing, Alloy-Made Gravel Wheelset Bolstered by 28 straightpull spokes, laced through supportive and smooth-spinning aluminium hubs, each wheel runs with maximum efficiency and power as you fight for the finish line. A Shimano 8 / 9 / 10-speed freehub on the rear wheel also enhances power transfer and pace through more demanding sections, allowing you to take on any run with the utmost confidence.
With CenterLock disc brake compatibility allowing for phenomenal stopping abilities and all-weather control, the Shimano RS171 Disc Wheelset is an excellent selection for the fast and furious CX rider.
Rim Material: Aluminium.
Rim Type: Clincher.
Rim Width: Outer: 24.6mm; Inner: 18.5mm.
Rim Height: 19mm.
Spoke Count: 28.
Hub: Contact Seals.
Axle Sizing: Front: 12x100mm; Rear: 12x142mm.
Axle Type: E-Thru.
Freehub Compatibility: Shimano 8 / 9 / 10-speed.
Brake Type: CenterLock disc brake (140mm rotor).
|RS171 Disc Wheels Specification|
|Type||Front & Rear|
|Retailer||Chain Reaction Cycles|
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