Extra wide rims for maximum "gravel" performance.
Ideal rim width for tire support, maximizing air volume and correct tire profile.
Aero optimized for tires around 40mm.
Tubeless ready technology without holes drilled in rim bead (no tape needed).
Strong hookless construction.
3 Year Warranty.
Ready for: Gravel, XC, Beachracer
Size: 622mm (700c)
Maximum rider weight: 125kg
For tyres: 35-72/622mm
Weight: 1575g ±20g (721g + 854g)
Outside rim width: 40mm
Inside rim width: 30mm
Rim depth: 45mm
Rim type: Hookless, Holeless, Tubeless Ready
Hole count: 24
Used material: UD Carbon Mix
Front & Rear hub: DT Swiss 350 Straightpull Ratchet Hub
Rear Axle: 142x12mm
Front axle: 100x12mm
Disc: Center Lock
Freehub Body: All DT Swiss Options - Shimano Road 11sp, SRAM XDr, Shimano Microspline etc.
Spokes: Sapim CX Ray
Nipples: Sapim Alloy Black Secure Lock
Merit Turbo 45 - incredibly wide hookless rim made for best possible aerodynamics and performance together with 38-40mm wide gravel tires. Wide rim better support tire on lower air pressures. Rim bead has not drilled holes for best tubeless application, for better rim overall strength and weight (no rim tubeless tape needed). To Tubeless Ready wheels could be mounted tubes too so your journey never ends due to flats.
Sapim CX-Ray - still receives one of the best results in fatigue testing of any spoke. Its unique strength and flexibility make the CX-Ray suitable for most bicycle disciplines. The middle section of the spoke is drawn then pressed in a special mold to form its specific profile. CX-Ray spokes are used by top bike racers and triathletes around the world. Even downhillers use them, recognizing their strength and flexibility.
DT Swiss 350 - thanks to the proven freehub Ratchet System, the 350 hub is a dependable partner for every adventure. The 36 tooth ratchets ensure direct power transmission. The sophisticated yet simple construction of the hub allows a low weight while providing outstanding rolling performance. Furthermore, it enables cyclists not only to maintain their freehub system without special tools, but also to convert to the various standards.
This is not about tyre testing, but about compatibility with our wheels - installing, removing, tubeless sealing etc.
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