You may have seen a uniquely branded CADEX all-arounder wheelset rolling under the Team BikeExchange-Jayco at the Tour de France (and Giro de Italia). It’s been a favorite of many riders on the team, including Simon Yates and Michael Matthews. Yates had an excellent impression of the wheels, considering he rode them to victory on stage 14 of this year’s Giro d’Italia. So what are they? The new CADEX 50 Ultra Disc — a new pinnacle of aero and efficiency from the premium wheel maker. Photos: Jordan Villella What’s new — CADEX 50 Ultra wheelset
In short — everything. When we see a manufacturer with a recently updated set of wheels (in this case, the CADEX 36 Disc), we imagine they would transfer the hub and spokes to the new rim — boom, new wheels. For this wheelset, CADEX went above and beyond to separate the CADEX 50 Ultra Disc from the rest of the line.
The 50 Ultra is the first wheelset from CADEX to have “Ultra” attached to the naming convention. That’s because the upgraded hubs, spokes, bearings, and tire system works to create a super stiff, total performance package.
You could say this is an all-rounder wheelset, it will tackle the mountains, rolling hills, and the open wind, but it’s beyond robust enough to rumble in the gravel.
“What makes a fast road wheel is one that can best manage the various, ever-changing forces of road riding,” s aid Jeff Schneider, Global Head of Product at CADEX. “In […]