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Designed as an ultralight climbing wheel, the new Princeton Carbon Alta 3532 wheelset is the first to use their new Evolution rim design and layup, yielding a 348g rim and tubular wheelsets at just 950g.
For the average rider, the 1094g tubeless-ready disc brake wheelset is more interesting, and also extremely light. With multiple hub and spoke options, and even a rim brake option, there’s something for everyone seeking a lightweight road bike wheelset.
The new Evolution rim design is, they say, the first to use an articulating and undulating spoke bed to provide the perfect bracing angle.
And, it uses their non-drilled tire bed, so tubeless setup is easier since you don’t need to use rim tape. It’s a hooked design, with a 21mm internal (28.6mm external) width. The nipple bed sways from side to side, creating a direct path to the hub and better bracing angles…the steeper spoke angles are fixed to the taller rim section to create a shorter spoke length to improve stiffness.
Sample claimed wheelset weights are: 950g – Tactic Racing TR01 hubs, CX-Ray spokes, tubular
1094g – Tactic Racing TR01 hubs, CX-Super spokes, tubeless disc 1157g – Tactic Racing TR01 hubs, CX-Ray spokes, tubeless disc 1202g – DT180 hubs, CX-Ray spokes, tubeless disc All options and pricing are: The rim’s name refers to the depth, with the wavy surface varying from 32mm to 35mm deep. At this depth, it’s providing a […]
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