The Alloy Lightweight Contender — Solstice Approach by White Industries
The Astral Solstice Approach Disc Brake Wheelset is a light-weight wheel set ready to climb. These come in lighter than many carbon wheelsets, without sacrificing durability.
The Approach hubset is built for Astral Cycling by long-time partner White Industries. It includes the same internal mechanisms as their classic CLD hub but features a bomber heat-treated steel freehub body at a nominal 28-gram weight sacrifice.
All Astral wheels are hand-built in Eugene, Oregon, and feature Tubeless Ready rims you can easily set up at home.
Astral Solstice Approach Features & Specs:
700c Alloy clincher
Rim Depth: 22mm
Rim Width: [ex] 23.5mm, [in] 19.5mm
Includes: Rim strips and Astral's Certainty
Spoke count: 28/28
Spoke type: Sapim CX Speed, bladed
Bearing: Enduro Stainless
Freehub Options: Shimano 10/11 spd,or SRAM XDR
Freehub Material: CNC machined, case hardened steel, electroless nickel plated
Hub Body: CNC machined in Petaluma CA by White Industries
FREE Cassette Installation - Order a cassette along with a wheelset and we can install the cassette for free. Cassette installation requires special tools that not all our customers have. The cassette will be professionally installed and torqued to spec. Just add "Please install cassette" to your order notes at checkout and we'll take care of you.
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