2013 Specialized Roval Control 29 Carbon Wheels for $1200

29er Wheels

Specifications:
Not all carbon wheelsets have to cost an arm and a leg. Using tricks learned from development of Control SL 29′s, we’ve been able to put together a competitively lightweight set of 29″ XC wheels at a more attainable price point. Rim uses a zero bead-hook design for use of continuous fi ber across the sidewall and rim bed, which creates a stronger impact resistance.

  • Rim Type: clincher, tubeless ready
  • Rim Material: carbon fiber
  • Rim Width: 27mm external
  • Front Spoke Pattern: radial/3-cross (2:1)
  • Rear Spoke Pattern: 3-cross (1:1)
  • Spoke Count: 32 front and rear
  • Spoke Type: DT Revolution
  • Nipple Type: DT Pro Lock hexagonal
  • Front Hub: alloy body, 15mm thru-axle, and 24/28mm QR end cap options included
  • Rear Hub: CNC machined alloy body, high-quality DT 350 internals and ratchet system cassette, 135/142 end cap options included
  • Bearing Type: sealed cartridge
  • QR: Roval Cr-Mo
  • Assembly Method: hand-built
  • Total Wheelset Weight: 1,580g
  • Rider Weight Limit: 240lb (108kg)
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
About the author: Francis Cebedo

The founder of mtbr and roadbikereview, Francis Cebedo believes that every cyclist has a lot to teach and a lot to learn. "Our websites are communal hubs for sharing cycling experiences, trading adventure stories, and passing along product information and opinions." Francis' favorite bike is the last bike he rode, whether it's a dirt jumper, singlespeed, trail bike, lugged commuter or ultralight carbon road steed. Indeed, Francis loves cycling in all its forms and is happiest when infecting others with that same passion. Francis also believes that IPA will save America.


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