The BWW RT 700c rim is designed to do a lot of things well. Just to be clear, this is not your Go-To race day wheel set. Of course not. These wheels are designed to work consistently over many years and many thousands of miles. The RT rim has a 16.5mm iner rim width, that offers a flexible range when it comes to tire range/compatibility. 700 x 23c - 35c tires, no problem, take your pick. The rim profile design is optimized to offer strength, in terms of lateral stiffness and with regard to its ability to hold spoke tension over time, and includes thickened sidewalls to withstand brake pad wear over the duration. The RT rim, at 550g average rim weight, manages to offer a lot of benefits, without burdening the rider with a crazy heavy rim.
We are building these BWW RT rims with Shimano RS300 silver or black ano 8/9/10 spd hubs, laced three cross front and rear, using DT Swiss stainless steel 2.0mm/14g spokes and brass nipples. This lace pattern offers excellent lateral strength while still allowing each wheel to absorb a fair amount of road vibration. Using the drop down selection above, you can select a wheel set with black rims, hubs, and spokes, or a wheel set with silver rims, hubs, and spokes. Thanks for taking a moment to check out these wheels.
Brief: Road wheel set 700C
Rim: BWW RT 700c, 32 holes, pinned, presta valve, black or silver ano, with CNC sidewall for rim brakes
Hub Front: Shimano RS300 – 150g, quick release (9x100mm), 32 holes
Hub Rear: Shimano RS300 – 380g, quick release (10x130mm), 32 holes, Shimano/Sram 8/9/10 speed compatible
Valve Type: Presta
Suggested Tire Size Range: 700 x 23 - 700 x 35
Wheel Weight Info: Front = 980g, Rear = 1205g, Wheel Set = 2185g
* All listed weights are based on an approximate average, actual weights may vary. Wheels include QR levers, and Velox 16mm cloth rim tape.