772 grams - 24 spoke count front - Quest Centerlock Hubs
782 grams - 24 spoke count front - White Industries CLD hubs
If you are running disc brakes on a road bike and looking for an ideal wheelset to race, the 60mm tubular is a great option. This depth is not ideal for the cyclocross fields as the wheel will be slightly heavier. If you are running a 32mm knobby tire, then aerodynamics is not your primary concern. However, if you are running a road bike with disc brakes, and using it for road races, crits, or even a mixture of dirt and pavement, then having an aero benefit with the nice modulation and stopping power of disc brakes is a win-win combo!
Rim depth - 60mm
Rim width - 27mm
Rim weight - 480 grams
For cyclocross, tubular still has a major advantage over clincher. You can run lower tire pressure for better traction. You have lower weight, and the feel of a tubular tire is still better than any clincher. If you are looking for the best possible wheel set for racing cross, tubular should be your choice.
STOP WITH CONFIDENCE. . . QUICKLY
Braking is not that important. . . until it is! The cross field looks a lot different than just a few years ago. Riders quickly realized that with the hard stopping demands needed (often times in less than ideal weather), that disc brakes offer a distinct advantage. In less than a few years, the vast majority of cross racers have made the switch to disc brakes.
It's not just in the cross field where disc brakes make an improvement. With the 28mm tubulars being such a lightweight set of wheels, people are wanting to use them in the mountains. More and more road bikes are coming with disc brakes. With these wheels, you can fly up the mountains, and use the disc brakes on the way down to confidently stop in any terrain or weather condition.
QUEST CENTERLOCK DISC BRAKE HUBS
Disc brakes are making their way to the road, joining cross and mountain biking. With the disc brakes, you have solid predictable braking in any weather condition. Use you carbon wheels in any terrain or weather conditions and still come to a stop safely.
Our disc brake hubs feature:
- Wide flange spacing for a solid stiff wheelset
- Double crossing the spokes on both front and rear wheels for better torque handling
- Configuration to any axle "standard"
- Front hub - QR 100mm, 100mm X 15mm thru, 100mm X 12mm thru
- Rear hub - QR 135mm, 135mm X 12mm thru, 142mm X 12mm thru
- Very quick and solid engagement so you have no lag when starting to pedal
- Oversize 6902 bearings to hold up to even the harshest of conditions
Upgrade to the White Industries CLD Hubs for just $350 for the set!
SPOKES & NIPPLES
We feature Sapim CX Ray spokes and Sapim brass nipples on the 60mm carbon. Both front and rear wheels are laced 2X on both sides for a stronger build and much better transfer of torque. All spokes and nipples are black.
The 60mm tubular with disc brake hubs is built up with a 24/28 spoke count option for added strength due to the forces from the disc brakes.
*Weight limit - 250 pounds
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