specialized CL50 Carbon Road Wheels

SPECIALIZED

This item is temporarily out-of-stock. If you place your order now, we will order it from our vendor and ship it to you within 3 to 5 business days. Please note that our shipping times depend upon vendor availability.

Dunbar Cycles / Vancouver
Hours: 11am - 7 pm PST
Corsa Cycles / Squamish
Hours: 9am - 6 pm PST

IN STORE PICKUP ONLY

After designing the CLX 50s, we realized that an affordable, race-worthy carbon wheelset was nowhere to be found—until the CL 50 was developed, that is. We paired our quiver-killing CLX 50 rim with DT Swiss Competition round spokes, our Aero Flange hubs with DT Swiss 350 internals, and steel bearings to deliver you an exceptional wheelset at a more than accessible price. Sharing rims with the CLX 50s, the CL 50s feature many of the benefits as their higher-end siblings. Even though the CL 50 is similar in weight to many wheels in the “lightweight” category, aerodynamics came at the forefront of the development. With this, we jumped headlong into Computational Fluid Dynamics computer modeling to arrive at various rim shapes that could make the CL 50 as fast and light as possible. It took a while, but we narrowed the rim shape down to three contenders that were then CNC machined into rims, built into wheels, and put into the Win Tunnel. In the tunnel, we tested every wheel, ours and the competition's, with a 24C tire (measuring 26C), as tires can drastically affect testing. We chose a modern-width tire to design our rims around, because they not only allow for less tire pressure (which results in more comfort and less rolling resistance) but are also just as aerodynamically efficient when paired with the correct rim width. Now it was time for final testing validation. The result? A 50mm-deep, 1465-gram clincher wheelset that's race-ready and wallet-friendly. Rim Type: Carbon clincher, 2Bliss-Ready Rim Material: Carbon Braking Surface: Carbon Fiber Brake Track Height: 12mm Rim Depth: 50mm Rim Width: 20.7mm internal, 29.4mm external Front Spoke Pattern: Radial Rear Spoke Pattern: Radial/Two-cross (2:1) Spoke Count: 16 front, 21 rear Spoke Type: DT Swiss Competition Race T-head Nipple Type: DT Swiss Pro LockBrass hexagonal Front Hub: Roval AF1, sealed cartridge bearings Rear Hub: Roval AF1, sealed cartridge bearings, DT Swiss 350 internals, 11-speed Assembly Method: Hand-built Extras: Roval steel quick-releases, Roval tubeless plugs and valves, SwissStop Black Prince brake pads

In Store Pick Up

In Store Pick Up allows you to pay online for any product we have in stock and have that product shipped FREE of charge to our store in Squamish, BC.(Corsa Cycles) or our Vancouver location on Broadway West (Dunbar Cycles). The process takes about 2 days depending what location the item is coming from. As soon as your order is ready for pick up we will send you an email notification.

FAST & FREE Shipping Over $150

We get it. You ordered it. Its cool MTB gear and you want it right away. Totally understandable. That's why we offer FAST & FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $150 (except COMPLETE BIKES) anywhere in Canada.

Standard Shipping (rates are in CAD) - Canada Post Ground 3-5 Days.

USA Shipping - Canada Post or UPS Ground 5-7 Days.

International Shipping - Canada Post or UPS Ground 7-14 Days.

Dunbar Cycles will accept returns for store credit and exchanges within 30 days after the order has been placed as long as the return has not been used and is in the same condition it was in when shipped out. All sale items and release products are a FINAL SALE, and are not eligible for cancellation, return or exchange. Buyers will be responsible for paying return shipping costs unless we are at fault.


Type: Wheelset


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