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Disc brakes are all the rage these days, and for good reason. They offer great braking in all weather, especially mud-laden cyclocross, dusty gravel races, and cold winter training rides. What do disc brake bikes deserve more than anything? A great set of wheels.
Ardennes Disc Brake wheels can be had in several variations. The SL is our lightest, fastest, and fanciest version, with Hed Lite bladed spokes and our new 545 J-bend hub. The LT keeps all of the same specs, but substitutes in the slightly heavier standard Hed bladed spoke. The GP offers incredible performance at a great price point, featuring round spokes and a reliable 4-pawl hub.
All clincher Ardennes Plus Disc Brake wheels use the same 25mm wide, tubeless-compatible rim, to bring the most out of your tires. The SL and LT are also available in a 23mm-wide tubular version, for the ‘cross-racing fanatics out there.
All Ardennes Plus Disc Brake wheels accommodate every modern axle standard: Quick Release, 15mm front thru axle, 12mm front thru axle, and 142x12mm rear thru axle. For SL and LT wheels, please specify which axle you need at the time of order. GP wheels come stock with 12mm and 15mm front thru axle end caps, and rear 142x12mm axle; QR kit sold separately.
SL and LT models come stock with a Shimano 9/10/11-speed cassette body; Campagnolo and SRAM XD are available for a $60 up-charge at the time of purchase. GP models are compatible with Shimano 9/10/11 ONLY.
Disc Brake compatibility = Shimano Centerlock (6-bolt rotors require an adapter).
The Ardennes Plus SL and LT Disc Brake wheels are approved for XC mountain bike use
RIM TYPEClincher or Tubular
INTERNAL RIM WIDTH21mm
HUB COMPATIBILITYShimano, Campy, or SRAM XD
BUILD AND SPOKES24 Front, 24 Rear
DISC BRAKE AVAILABLEYes
AXLE TYPEQR or Thru Axle
SPOKE TYPEHed Lite Bladed Steel
POWERTAP G3 OPTIONNO
RECOMMENDED TIRE SIZE22mm+ (clincher); 20mm+ (tubular)
WHEEL SET WEIGHT1465g (thru axle)
INCLUDESTubeless Rim Tape
1. For all types of bicycle wheels, a hard strike on the rim is likely to result in rim damage. At the point of impact, an aluminum rim will dent, and a carbon rim may delaminate. With any such damage to a Hed wheel, our lifetime crash replacement policy enables the original owner to repair or replace the wheel at substantial savings. 2. Tire pressure = 100psi MAX (clincher)