Now you can run disc brakes with your road or cross wheels. Stan's disc compatible wheels delivers tubeless ready performance for road or cyclocross. It can be used for road or cyclocross and run tubeless or with a regular tire and inner tube. Can be used with disc brakes or rim brakes. It comes pre-taped with 2 layers of 21mm tape and 44mm valve stems installed so it is virtually ready to go.
The Alpha 340 rim is the first application of Stan's Bead Socket Technology (BST) for the road and cyclocross market. This rim features short sidewalls and a wide inside rim cavity for lower tire pressure creating a firm tire feel with decreased rolling resistance. So in addition to virtually eliminating the possibility of flats, you get a leak-free seal with tubeless and better tire performance with either tubeless or with a regular tire and tube setup. The low 340-gram rim weight provides lightning quick acceleration.
A 670 gram, 24 hole front wheel is radially laced with DT Supercomp spokes to Stans new 3.30 disc hub with cartridge bearing while the 850 gram, 28 hole rear wheel is laced radial, 2x with DT Supercomp spokes to a 3.30 rear disc hub which has recently been re-designed for increased lateral stiffness. Rear hub spacing is 135mm. All in all a best in class tubeless ready wheelset for road or cyclocross. All this while still providing the one of a kind ride quality of the Alpha 340 rim at an affordable price.
200-pound recommended maximum rider weight limit