News Flash: Planet X 52mm Carbon Clinchers win Best Wheel Under £1000 in Bike Radar Group Test!
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At last! The result of extensive testing by Planet X's resident cycling legend Mark Lovatt, these 52mm carbon clincher wheels are fast, light and tough.
With 52mm rims, these wheels weigh just 1796g per pair, for quick acceleration and nimble handling. Because they have CNC-machined aluminium sidewalls, your brakes will still work properly in all conditions and with a polished 3k weave they look great too.
The 52mm depth makes these wheels great fast-riding all-rounders. Use them for crits, general racing, time trials, triathlon and group rides.
Both our new carbon clincher wheels are built on lightweight hubs with 6061 aluminium bodies and high-strength 7075 aluminium axles and freehub body. They turn on super-smooth Japanese-made sealed bearings - two in the front hub, and four in the rear, so they're durable and easy to rebuild.
Hubs and rims are joined by cold-drawn, double-butted bladed spokes made from Sandvik T302 stainless steel. Twenty spokes up front is the optimum balance between aerodynamics and strength, while 24 spokes in the rear means these wheels won't let you down. No odd spoke designs here either - we've used standard J-head spokes so you can get a replacement anywhere without taking out a second mortgage.