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Campagnolo Levante debuts first true gravel wheelset, with wide carbon rim – First Rides

Campagnolo Levante debuts first true gravel wheelset, with wide carbon rim – First Rides

Campagnolo rolls out their first true gravel wheelset with the new lightweight carbon Levante gravel wheels. Expanding out to a 25mm internal width with a…

Friday, Apr 29

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Campagnolo rolls out their first true gravel wheelset with the new lightweight carbon Levante gravel wheels. Expanding out to a 25mm internal width with a new mini-hooked tubeless design, plus the most durable & serviceable Campy wheel tech, the 30nm deep Levantes are a great mid-depth solution for riders looking to finish off their Ekar builds in full Campagnolo style… Campagnolo Levante carbon gravel wheels

The new carbon Campagnolo Levante gravel wheels come about a year and a half later than I would have expected. When Campy debuted their all-new lightweight Ekar mechanical 1x, 13-speed gravel groupset late in 2020, there wasn’t really a Campagnolo wheelset to match it – which was a shame, because Campy simply makes great wheels.

Sure, you could use the 21mm internal all-road Shamal Carbon wheels that actually teased a gravel reveal just before Ekar launched ( as I have in the time since ). But those really seem best suited to 28-40mm tires.

Now, with a 25mm internal width and a max 30.6mm external width, Campagnolo’s new asymmetric Levante wheels are designed to fit gravel tires from 38mm all the way up to 76mm wide (3″!) Named after the dusty, desert wind that blows across the Mediterranean, the Levantes are the first Cmapy wheels truly meant to get dirty. Tech details

When I want to talk about ‘What’s new?’ with the new Levante gravel wheels, it’s thankfully not a lot. Campagnolo builds these carbon wheels entirely in-house in Europe with much of the same tech […]

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