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Blackset Race wheels are our number one, best-selling wheel set of all time, and it’s no mystery why. Built from start to finish with top quality, light weight rims, hubs, spokes and nipples, using more spokes than many other competitive wheel sets, they’re still lighter, faster, and more durable than most other options out there.
For 2016, we’re offering Blackset Race wheel sets in four configurations: 24, 26, 28, and 30. Each option is built with a 24h front, 28h rear configuration, using light weight alloy rims. The BSR 24 is a 24mm deep rim that has a 15mm inner width and 19.5mm outer with a welded joint, making it our lightest BSR rim. It comes with our Pure R241 rear hub now 11 speed compatible when selected in the options. Having a wider rim will give a smoother ride because the tire will have a fuller profile.
We use top of the line Sapim CX-Ray spokes to tie these wheel all together for our best all around build in a BSR.
Set weight 1388 grams +/- 15g.
* Not recommended for riders over 195 lbs
|Front||612(g)*||638 (g)*||647 (g)*|
|Rear||773 (g)*||832 (g)*||850 (g)*|
|Set||1388 (g)*||1470 (g)*||1497 (g)*|
|Blackset Race 24||Blackset Race 28||Blackset Race 30|
|Weight||410 (g)*||420 (g)*||428 (g)*|
|32mm +||32mm +||32mm +|
|Weight||70 (g)*||70 (g)*||70 (g)*|
|Weight||201 (g)*||241 (g)*||241 (g)*|
|Axle / OLD||QR / 130mm||QR / 130mm||QR / 130mm|
|Freehub||Shim/Sram 8,9,10,11||Shim/Sram 8,9,10,11||Shim/Sram 8,9,10,11|
|Sapim CX-Ray||Sapim CX-Ray||Sapim CX-Ray|
|Front Weight||120 (g)*||120 (g)*||120 (g)*|
|Rear Weight||150 (g)*||150 (g)*||150 (g)*|
|Set Weight||270 (g)*||270 (g)*||270 (g)*|
|DT Alloy Silver||DT Alloy Silver||DT Alloy Silver|
|Front Weight||7.5 (g)*||7.5 (g)*||7.5 (g)*|
|Rear Weight||8.75 (g)*||8.75 (g)*||8.75 (g)*|
|Set Weight||16.25 (g)*||16.25 (g)*||16.25 (g)*|
|Front||QRF80 - 80g||QRF55 - 55g||QRF55 - 55g|
|Rear||QRR85 - 85g||QRR60 - 60g||QRR60 - 60g|
*All listed weights are approximate
- Is Qty 1 the price for one wheel or the wheel set?
Qty 1 = 1 wheel set, the price includes the front wheel, the rear wheel, and QR levers if applicable (Ex: QR hubs, Thru Axle hubs do not come with QR levers)
- How long does it take to ship once I place my order?
Each wheel set is custom built by us, by hand, and usually takes us 2 - 3 business days after an order is received. Wheel sets with CX-Ray spokes sometimes take an additional 1 - 2 days to ship.
- How do I buy extra spokes incase one breaks?
We have yet to make a priority to sell extra spokes. We very rarely, (emphasis on rare) hear of an issue regarding a need to replace a broken spoke. We insist on using the best rims, hubs, spokes, and nipples. Combined with exemplary built wheels, means that they really aren't needed. We are considering making them available for sale however; we are frequently contacted by riders looking for a spoke solution for wheel sets that originally came with their bike.
- What else do I need to make these work?
That varies, but in most cases, you will still need to install a rim strip or rim tape, the tire and inner tube(s). You will also need to install your cassette on your rear wheel. We recommend this work to be performed by an experienced / professional bicycle mechanic, specialized tools are needed, and it is recommended that proper bike function is inspected everytime you change bicycle components/wheels.
We do not recommend that said bicycle mechanic "takes a look" at the wheels to "touch them up". Invariably, wheel truing equipment available to bike shops is not capable of indicating tolerance measurements equal to our equipment. Any "touch ups" at the shop level will be greater/and therefor less precise, than the truing adjustments we make when we build your wheels. Visual Cues that a wheel needs "touching up" are frequently misleading, rim seams, rim labels, tires/tubes, even the manner in which a wheel is positioined in a bike frame can all manifest into a visual cue that makes the rim appear out of true. Aside from needing tires, a cassette, etc. your wheels will be ready to ride out of the box.
- Why are your wheels so inexpensive?
Simple, low overhead. Our wheel set pricing is not pumped up to pay for expensive team/rider sponsorships, nor huge advertising campaigns. We don't have to recover hundreds of thousands of dollars built into the cost of each wheel set in order to recover from such types of expenses. Repeat customers and word-of-mouth lends to the bulk of our sales. Forum discussions and blogs also contributes heavily. We frequently receive emails from our customers indicating extreme approval of their new wheels, and the associated savings they enjoyed from making their purchase with Bicycle Wheel Warehouse.