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  • Shimano RS81 C24 Carbon Road Wheelset
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Shimano RS81 C24 Road Bike Wheelset

  • High performance road racing wheel meets the demands of today's professional and amateur riders.
  • carbon and alloy clincher rim is both light weight and rigid whilst maintaining high braking performance with standard brake pads.
  • 20 rear and 16 front stainless steel butted and bladed straight pull spokes.
  • High lateral rigidity is improved with a wide flange spacing.
  • Labyrinth double contact sealing - low-friction seals effectively shut out water, mud and dirt without affecting rotational smoothness.
  • Quick and easy to maintain digital click bearing adjustment.
  • Polished bearing races reduce friction and provide for smooth rotation.
  • Cold forged and machined aluminium hub shell and oversized 7075 alloy axle keep the wheel weight to a minimum.
  • 8, 9, 10 and 11-speed compatible.
  • 700C clincher compatible.
  • Supplied with Q/R skewer.
  • Weight 1502 grams a pair.

Buy Shimano RS81 C24 Road Bike Wheelset from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.

  • Colour: Black
  • Wheel Size: 700c
  • Speed: 10/11 Speed
Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5 by MY front wheel had a bulge I received my wheels in time from CRC 100% to CRC for that. But I noticed there was small distortion on the front wheel,which I assumed a little truing should correct and did not bother much, and on my rides there was a noticeable difference on the stiffness & control. But each time I braked on the front there was a significant noticeable judder. And I had moved to India due to which, I cannot event get it rectified by CRC. Apart from that, I think the wheels are good. 09 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Value! This upgrade to my bike is very noticeable. The wheel set has made a big difference in the ride and performance of my road bike. Highly recommend these. 05 May 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Best compromise price/weight Don't think you can get better wheels at this price level. Really lightweight, well done Carbon wheels 14 April 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tanta sostanza Ruote con look tranquillo ma con tanti pregi e sostanza 04 February 2014
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Rim tape

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Between a 15mm - 18mm rim tape would be ideal for this wheelset.
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They just arrived and the wheels come with rim tape already installed...
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The RS81 wheels are tubeless ready and these are the 24mm version.
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How wide are these rims?

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These rims are 20.8mm wide.
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Select colour for shimano rs81 c24

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Yes, however currently on the black version is available (as pictured with aluminium braking surface).
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This wheelset comes with a 1.85mm spacer for 10 speed to be used in conjunction with the 1mm spacer supplied with 10 speed Shimano Cassettes
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The description mentioned 8,9,10,11 speed compatibility but the spec mentioned 10,11 speed. Does it work with my shimano 9 speed cassette?
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Yes; this wheelset comes with a 1.85mm spacer for 11 speed (to be used in conjunction with the 1mm spacer for 10 speed Shimano Cassettes). Removing the 1.85mm spacer allows you to fit a standard 8/9sp cassette.
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These wheels run on Labyrinth double contact sealed bearings which benefit from low friction, smooth rolling and shuts out the dirt and grime
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Taigar 10 Speed Cassette

Will the Simano Tiagra 4600 ten (10) speed cassette fit these wheels
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You will have no issues running a 10 speed Tiagra cassette on these wheels.
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These wheels would be rated to 100kg.
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