Hunt dares us to find a lighter set of modern road bike wheels with their new 1213g Hunt 32 Aerodynamicist UD Carbon Spoke Disc road wheelset. With a 32mm deep aero carbon rim, wide 21mm internal hookless tubeless bead, bladed carbon spokes, fast-engaging centerlock disc brake hubs, free lifetime crash replacement program, and a reasonable price… there’s not much we can say other than these look like a killer set of lightweight wheels that will lighten up your road bike… Hunt 32 Aerodynamicist UD Carbon Spoke Disc road bike wheels
We actually got a good look at prototypes of these ultralight wheels last fall in Philly , when final details were still a bit limited. Now that we know more, the only thing we can really fault Hunt for here is such a long product name for these latest ultralight carbon road bike climber’s wheels.
But to be fair, they’re trying to communicate a lot of tech packed into these light carbon hoops… c. Hunt, TdF photo by Damian Murphy ©GettySport They are in fact, an evolution of a prototype 1151g 36mm deep tubular wheelset that Qhubeka raced last summer at the Tour de France . Hunt even says Qhubeka’a Sergio Henao and Fabio Aru were also secretly race-testing these new hookless tubeless wheels both at the Tour and the ’21 Vuelta a España. What’s new?
c. Hunt, bike photos by Dominique Powers The Aerodynamicist name means these are their top-tier of aero optimized and wind-tunnel tested road wheels, even […]