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This is the Rolf 2013 Ares4 700C Carbon Clincher Road Wheelset. The full carbon clincher wheelset combines light weight, durability and convenience, all in one fast wheel set. At 1350gm a set, the Ares4 rivals many carbon tubulars and as a clincher, it is the perfect choice for just about any course….
This is the Rolf 2013 Ares4 700C Carbon Clincher Road Wheelset. The full carbon clincher wheelset combines light weight, durability and convenience, all in one fast wheel set. At 1350gm a set, the Ares4 rivals many carbon tubulars and as a clincher, it is the perfect choice for just about any course. The all-carbon Ares rims are designed for our low paired spoke count. The brake track is coated to withstand the heat generated from braking and each wheel set comes with specially developed brake pads that minimize the heat build-up while providing optimum stopping performance. Rolf’s paired spoking means the spokes meet at the rim in pairs. In conventional wheels the spokes are evenly spaced. Tensioned spokes pull not only down toward the hub, but also outward toward the flanges. When spokes are paired at the rim, these left and right pulling forces are neutralized. Pairing the spokes allows Rolf to use fewer spokes on lighter rims than anyone.
The Delta Rim Technology is a shaped profile that improves tire fit, creating a more aerodynamic interface with the tire as well as better tire support. The wider tire bed fits tightly to the tire sidewalls smoothing airflow and better supporting the tire sidewalls. This improves turning precision, ride comfort and overall handling. Rolf Prima’s Differential Flange Diameter technology transmits drive torque in the rear wheel across both flanges to increase the number of pulling spokes. Rolf Prima’s Dish Reducing Design reduces the dish of the drive side spokes, increasing stiffness and making for a more stable and smoother ride. Rolf Prima’s Jacketed Nipple Design moves the spoke bend away from the high stress areas of the spoke, increasing spoke life.
46mm deep all-carbon clincher, 21mm width
TdF5.5 hubset, the front hub has a unique 85mm wide flange placement which increases the lateral wheel stiffness by nearly 20%
CNC machined Titanium freehub body has 3 independently sprung steel pawls for a bomb-proof torque transfer system. This system is strong, simple and dependable, Shimano/SRAM 10/11 Speed
- Spoke Holes:
14 front, 16 rear
Lightweight Ceramic Bearings
Road Race, Triathlon, Time Trial
1350g set (575g front, 775g rear)
Rolf Prima Ares4 wheel set includes titanium quick release skewers, reinforced rim strips, carbon specific brake pads, valve extenders and padded double wheel bag
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