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Mid-depth, top shelf.
The brand new AERO 65 from Reynolds Cycling is built with their DET mid-depth rim to yield a wheel that offers low aerodynamic drag and unmatched performance in crosswind conditions. The tubeless ready rim channel has been expanded to 19mm to fit a variety of tires with the added benefit of improving ride comfort and later stiffness. The new precision hubs by Industry Nine give you lighting quick engagement and the silky smooth bearings provide unbeatable durability enviable speed.
- Industry-leading aerodynamic performance and crosswind stability from the Dispersive Effect Termination rim profile.
- Cryogenic Glass Transition (CTg) braking surface delivers safe and predictable braking performance.
- Precision manufactured hubs from Industry Nine that offer low rolling resistance and quick engagement.
- Rim Material: Carbon fiber.
- Wheel Size: 700c.
- Tire Type: Clincher, tubeless ready.
- Rim Depth: 65mm.
- Rim Width: 19mm (internal), 28mm (external).
- Brake Compatibility: Rim brake only, Cryo-Blue Power brake pads included.
- Hubs: Reynolds/ Industry Nine - 6 degree engagement, 3 pawl freehub.
- Front Axle: QR 100.
- Rear Axle: QR 130.
- Spoke Count: 18 front / 24 rear.
- Manufacturer Warranty: Lifetime warranty.
- Claimed weight: 1,590 grams.
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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Awesome Value - Great performing and worry free wheel
by Irish in CA
Santa Clarita, CA
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
This was my second set of Reynolds wheels, with the first being a set of 46's. Those treated me very well in riding and racing for a couple of years and I still have them as my back up wheels after about 18k miles on them, including single track riding on the Belgian Waffle Ride course and other misadventures. I've now owned the 65's for about a year and they've been incredible. While I only occasionally take these into the dirt to get from point A to point B, I have ridden them about 8k miles and spent an entire race season on them. The I9 hubs are great and worry free and the rims have stayed very true. I'm a 180 pound rider, so its not like I'm exactly easy on them either.
As far as the wind goes, with a 65 rim you are going to feel more of the wind than you would with a smaller profile. However, I have to say that living in a naturally windy area there have only been a couple of days where I didn't go out with these on my bike due to the wind. They seem to handle crosswinds pretty well all things considered!
I've run both size 25 and 28 clinchers on these rims with no problems. Just make sure to pump up a new or reflated tire with a good amount of pressure (at least up to 100 psi) to get it to seat on the tubeless ready rim lip. I tend to carry the medium sized CO2 canisters (at least 16g) on rides so that I can get the tires to pop easily and then back off a few psi with a couple of taps on the valve. Just a little tip for you! I have friends with these rims who run tubeless and have had solid luck with their setup as well. I just hate bothering with tubeless, so I remain a clincher guy.
You can buy these with confidence. You'll be very happy with them and will still have a load of cash in your pocket because you didn't drop all that extra cash on a fancy label.
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