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HUNT Sprint Aero Wide Wheelset
HUNT Sprint Aero Wide Wheelset
HUNT Sprint Aero Wide Wheelset
<h1>Rims</h1><i>We've pushed the boundaries and added even more width and depth for extra grip, low aero drag and low rolling resistance. 24mm wide and 31mm deep rounded profile rim made from an enriched alloy that builds into a sub 1500g wheelset. HFR+ alloy is a material that uses a heat-treatment process which delivers outstanding weight, stiffness and durability meaning rims can be wider and deeper for better aero performance and yet remain super-light for excellent climbing and acceleration.</i>
<h1>Spokes</h1><i>We chose the top-of-the-range Pillar Spoke Re-enforcement PSR XTRA models. These butted blade aero spokes are lighter and provide a greater degree of elasticity to maintain tensions longer and add fatigue resistance. PSR spokes feature the 2.2 width at the head providing more material in this high stress area. Nipples are 14mm alloy, anodized and come with a hex head so you can achieve precise tensioning. Combining components well is key which is why all Hunt wheels are hand-built.</i>
<h1>Bearings</h1><i>The heart of any wheel. Investing in them makes huge sense. We use high-grade precision smooth-rolling sealed cartridge bearings by Japanese experts EZO. This wheelset has three of the rear hub bearings upgraded to S&S low-friction LU/LB seals on the internal bearing face to further reduce rolling resistance whilst maintaining excellent sealing on the exposed faces.</i>
<h1>Freehub Body</h1><i>Featuring a 3 multi-point pawls with 3 teeth each and a 48 tooth ratchet ring results in an impressively low 7.5 degree engagement angle and excellent resistance to wear under heavy loads. The Sprint freehub has strong individual pawl springs which engage quicker. There is also a Steel Spline Insert re-enforcement to provide excellent durability against cassette sprocket damage often seen on standard alloy freehub bodies.</i>
<h1>Rim Bed</h1><i>H-Lock is our tubeless-ready rim bed profile with up-kicks to the shoulders of the tubeless steps which help to create a great rim-well seal for first installation and easy sealing of tubeless tyres. The H-Lock profile also locks the beads in place more securely once seated. This is especially important when running lower pressures or riding off-road.</i>
<h1>Skewers</h1><i>The little details matter, the HUNT Race Season quick-release skewers use brass for the cam, which has self lubricating properties. We have also upgraded to stainless steel springs in order to prevent rusting.</i>
<h1>Nipples</h1><i>Lightweight alloy nipples are the right decision to make for a high-performance wheelset where weight matters, plus we use longer 14mm nipples to provide great strength and a long thread connection with the spokes. The nipples also feature square bodies with a hex head (hex spoke key provided with the wheels) to allow ease of tensioning and maintenance.</i>
<h1>Hubs</h1><i>Precision machined straight pull hubs and spokes add strength and enhance power transfer meaning all your force pushes you forwards.</i>
<h1>Tyres</h1><i>At HUNT, we enjoy the puncture resistance and grip benefits of tubeless on our every-day rides so we wanted to allow our customers the same option. Of course, all of our tubeless-ready wheels are designed to work perfectly with clincher tyres and inner tubes too.</i>
<h1>Weight</h1><i>The consequence of the fanatic attention to detail, is a very low 1497g wheelset weight, especially for this aero depth and width combination. These wheels deliver your potential and then some. Go on, push even harder, they will reward you.</i>
<h1>In the Box</h1> <ul> 	<li>Front wheel and Rear Wheels with Hunt Black Shield tubeless tape fitted</li>  	<li>Pair quick-releases</li>  	<li>Cassette spacer for 8/9/10 speed</li> 	<li>Tubeless Valves</li> 	<li>Pillar spoke key for hex and square fitment</li> 	<li>Hunt aero spoke holder - anti-scuff coated steel</li>  	<li>Spare of each spoke plus nipples</li> 	<li>Quality control card signed by your wheel builder</li></ul>
<h1>Dream Build</h1><i>Colnago C50</i>
HUNT Sprint Aero Wide Wheelset
HUNT Sprint Aero Wide Wheelset
HUNT Sprint Aero Wide Wheelset
HUNT Sprint Aero Wide Wheelset
<h1>Rims</h1><i>We've pushed the boundaries and added even more width and depth for extra grip, low aero drag and low rolling resistance. 24mm wide and 31mm deep rounded profile rim made from an enriched alloy that builds into a sub 1500g wheelset. HFR+ alloy is a material that uses a heat-treatment process which delivers outstanding weight, stiffness and durability meaning rims can be wider and deeper for better aero performance and yet remain super-light for excellent climbing and acceleration.</i>
<h1>Spokes</h1><i>We chose the top-of-the-range Pillar Spoke Re-enforcement PSR XTRA models. These butted blade aero spokes are lighter and provide a greater degree of elasticity to maintain tensions longer and add fatigue resistance. PSR spokes feature the 2.2 width at the head providing more material in this high stress area. Nipples are 14mm alloy, anodized and come with a hex head so you can achieve precise tensioning. Combining components well is key which is why all Hunt wheels are hand-built.</i>
<h1>Bearings</h1><i>The heart of any wheel. Investing in them makes huge sense. We use high-grade precision smooth-rolling sealed cartridge bearings by Japanese experts EZO. This wheelset has three of the rear hub bearings upgraded to S&S low-friction LU/LB seals on the internal bearing face to further reduce rolling resistance whilst maintaining excellent sealing on the exposed faces.</i>
<h1>Freehub Body</h1><i>Featuring a 3 multi-point pawls with 3 teeth each and a 48 tooth ratchet ring results in an impressively low 7.5 degree engagement angle and excellent resistance to wear under heavy loads. The Sprint freehub has strong individual pawl springs which engage quicker. There is also a Steel Spline Insert re-enforcement to provide excellent durability against cassette sprocket damage often seen on standard alloy freehub bodies.</i>
<h1>Rim Bed</h1><i>H-Lock is our tubeless-ready rim bed profile with up-kicks to the shoulders of the tubeless steps which help to create a great rim-well seal for first installation and easy sealing of tubeless tyres. The H-Lock profile also locks the beads in place more securely once seated. This is especially important when running lower pressures or riding off-road.</i>
<h1>Skewers</h1><i>The little details matter, the HUNT Race Season quick-release skewers use brass for the cam, which has self lubricating properties. We have also upgraded to stainless steel springs in order to prevent rusting.</i>
<h1>Nipples</h1><i>Lightweight alloy nipples are the right decision to make for a high-performance wheelset where weight matters, plus we use longer 14mm nipples to provide great strength and a long thread connection with the spokes. The nipples also feature square bodies with a hex head (hex spoke key provided with the wheels) to allow ease of tensioning and maintenance.</i>
<h1>Hubs</h1><i>Precision machined straight pull hubs and spokes add strength and enhance power transfer meaning all your force pushes you forwards.</i>
<h1>Tyres</h1><i>At HUNT, we enjoy the puncture resistance and grip benefits of tubeless on our every-day rides so we wanted to allow our customers the same option. Of course, all of our tubeless-ready wheels are designed to work perfectly with clincher tyres and inner tubes too.</i>
<h1>Weight</h1><i>The consequence of the fanatic attention to detail, is a very low 1497g wheelset weight, especially for this aero depth and width combination. These wheels deliver your potential and then some. Go on, push even harder, they will reward you.</i>
<h1>In the Box</h1> <ul> 	<li>Front wheel and Rear Wheels with Hunt Black Shield tubeless tape fitted</li>  	<li>Pair quick-releases</li>  	<li>Cassette spacer for 8/9/10 speed</li> 	<li>Tubeless Valves</li> 	<li>Pillar spoke key for hex and square fitment</li> 	<li>Hunt aero spoke holder - anti-scuff coated steel</li>  	<li>Spare of each spoke plus nipples</li> 	<li>Quality control card signed by your wheel builder</li></ul>
<h1>Dream Build</h1><i>Colnago C50</i>

HUNT Sprint Aero Wide Wheelset

31 Deep | 24 Wide | 1497g

RACE-READY PERFORMANCE ALLOY WHEELSET, WITH OUR FAST-ENGAGEMENT SPRINT HUBS FOR MAXIMUM POWER TRANSFER

31 Deep | 24 Wide | 1497g

The Purpose

Find the extra gear at the very last, sprint away from the competition, and look resplendent in the process! You will take the corners faster and tighter than ever before due to the 24mm rim width opening out your tyre profile and providing incredible grip. This is our fastest alloy rim-brake wheelset, and is as used in UCI Continental level racing by the Canyon Eisberg UCI Continental pro team. Read More

The wide rim, working with a 25 or 28c tyre, will eat up rough roads allowing you to hold your line and carry your speed.The freehub body on the HUNT Sprint hub features 48 teeth on the ratchet ring, and treble-tooth pawls, providing incredible 7.5 degree engagement. Perfect for when the hammer goes down and you need an instant response.

The strong individual leaf-sprung pawls are louder than circular spring set-ups, but we think that is the right decision to make for this type of wheelset. Also, stiffness = speed... so we specced large 15mm diameter hub axles for sprinting and out-of-saddle climbing. Ease into them, your mates won’t know it’s the wheels!. Float up the climbs too, thanks to a sub 1500g bench-mark weight. Read Less

The Experts' View

Bikerumor First Look

Overview

The super-wide, seriously-light, aero-beating 31mm deep road wheelset in a beautiful high-polished aluminium finish.

  • Rims | Our HFR Alloy+ rims are constructed using a heat treatment process, delivering far higher fatigue resistance than 6061-T6. High-polished aluminium finish. 31mm deep. 19mm internal and 24mm external width, creating an excellent tyre profile for wide road tyres and cross tyres up to 45c.
  • Tyres | Designed with a wide 19mm rim bed to create a wider tyre profile. Great with 700x23mm tyres but ideal for 25, 28 and cross tyres. Also work excellently with clincher tyres and tubes.
  • Hubs | Race Season SPRINT straight-pull, 15mm diameter 7075-T6 axle. Circular dropout interface steps for added stiffness. 3x treble-tooth pawl engagement for instant acceleration. Engagement angle of just 7.5 degrees. Steel spline insert to protect cassette body.
  • QR | Hunt Race Season super-light with heat-treated alloy/brass cam plate actuation and stainless steel springs.
  • See the full specs here
  • 1497g

Tech Specs

  • Rims

    • Tubeless-ready – designed to work excellently with normal clincher tyres and tubes or tubeless tyres. Hunt Black Shield tubeless rim tape fitted.
    • HFR Alloy+ rims constructed using a heat treatment process, delivering far higher fatigue resistance than 6061-T6.
    • 24mm outer and 19mm inner width ideal for 23-34mm tyre widths.
    • 31mm deep rounded aero section.
    • Precision machined rim brake track.
    • High-polished aluminium finish, with matt white heated decals for excellent durability.
  • Spokes

    • Front: 20 spokes laced radially - Aero triple-butted profile.
      • Butted 2.0-2.0/0.95-2.0 then PSR section is 2.2.
    • Rear: 24 spokes laced 2 cross.
      • Asymmetric spoke gauges on rear wheel creates a more stable wheel build.
      • Drive side - butted 2.0-2.2/0.95-2.0 then PSR section is 2.2.
      • Non-drive side - butted 2.0-2.2/0.95-2.0 then PSR section is 2.2.
    • Straight-pull for excellent torsional strength and direct power transfer.
    • Cold drawn from high grade T302 (18/10) stainless steel wire by Sandvik Sweden
    • Patented Pillar Spoke Re-enforcement, butted again just before the spoke head providing more durability in high stress area.
    • Silver stainless treatment
    • Nipples

      • Alloy square body for external adjustment and square head for easy internal adjustment/tensioning. Square spoke key included.
      • 14mm length for a strong connection to the spoke.
      • 14 gauge
      • Silver anodized finish
    • Tyres Info

      • Maximum tyre pressure for this rim is 120psi when used with an inner tube and 100psi when running the wheel set-up tubeless. 100psi is more than enough for any rider on road. Click here to listen to a podcast exploring the science of why lower pressures were found to be faster by pro teams.
      • Maximum tyre pressures for other tyre sizes: 30mm do not exceed 70psi, 33mm do not exceed 50psi, 35-45mm do not exceed 40psi, 46mm+ do not exceed 35psi.
      • Please do not exceed the maximum pressure stated on your tyre.
      • Suitable for tyres from 23mm up to 50mm wide.
      • Suitable tubeless road, gravel and CX tyres are available from a huge range of companies including Schwalbe, Hutchinson (Sector/Overide Only), Panaracer, Maxxis and many more. Schwalbe Pro One 25mm tyre weighs just 255g, is tubeless ready and is Schwalbe's class leading clincher racing tyre.
    • Front Hub

      • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy body.
      • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles.
      • Circular machined dropout interface steps for added stiffness
      • Polished anodized white finish with laser graphics.
    • Rear Hub

      • 7075-T6 heat-treated aluminium alloy freehub body.
      • Steel Spline Insert freehub body reinforcement provides excellent durability against cassette sprocket damage to the freehub often seen on standard alloy freehub bodies.
      • 3x treble-tooth pawl engagement for instant acceleration.
      • 9/10/11 speed Shimano/SRAM compatible freehub, Campagnolo and SRAM XD Driver versions also available.
      • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy body.
      • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles, 12mm front, 15mm rear.
      • Polished anodized silver finish with laser graphics.
    • Bearings

      • High-grade by EZO Japan.
      • Sealed cartridge replaceable units.
      • Upgraded to low-friction seals to further reduce rolling resistance.
    • Quick-Releases

      • Hunt Super-light Race Season design, only 33g front and 37g rear.
      • 7075-T6 heat-treated alloy lever, head and nut.
      • Brass cam plate actuation.
      • 1000kgf tested high-strength cro-moly spindles.
      • Corrosion resistant stainless steel springs.
      • Polished silver finish with laser graphics.
    • Warranty, HUNT Rolling Road Tests & Weight Limits

      A full 2 years from purchase date warranty is offered to the original purchaser only on all Hunt bike wheels against material or workmanship defects, please click here to read full details

      All HUNT wheels models have to pass our harsh cobbled-rolling-road tests for rider weight limits, please see here for more details. 100kgs is the upper recommended rider weight limit for these wheels. Please include the weight of any luggage in your total rider weight when choosing the correct wheels. If a rider is over 90Kgs then an experienced bike mechanic should check the wheel regularly and it is advisable to use minimum 25mm tyres at max 100psi as this will reduce the fatigue on the wheelset. We are cyclists ourselves and do of course go above and beyond to offer excellent service if you ever do experience any issues. We carry full spares at very reasonable prices and offer complete support.

      60 Day Ride & Return Period. We are certain you'll be impressed by the acceleration, low-weight, speed and durability of our wheels. We are cyclists and as such strive to offer class leading service and support. Buy with confidence, if for any reason you wish to return the wheels for a full refund of your order you can do so up to a full 60 days after you receive them whether they have been ridden or not. Please note we cannot offer refunds on wheels that have suffered from crash damage but do offer a crash replacement discount.

      In the Box

      Contents

      • Front wheel and Rear Wheels with Hunt Black Shield tubeless rim tape fitted.
      • Pair quick-releases
      • Cassette spacer for 8/9/10 speed
      • Tubeless Valves
      • Pillar spoke key for hex and square fitment
      • Hunt aero spoke holder - anti-scuff coated steel
      • Spare of each spoke plus nipples
      • Quality control card signed by your wheel builder

      RACE-READY PERFORMANCE ALLOY WHEELSET, WITH OUR FAST-ENGAGEMENT SPRINT HUBS FOR MAXIMUM POWER TRANSFER

      31 Deep | 24 Wide | 1497g

      The Purpose

      Find the extra gear at the very last, sprint away from the competition, and look resplendent in the process! You will take the corners faster and tighter than ever before due to the 24mm rim width opening out your tyre profile and providing incredible grip. This is our fastest alloy rim-brake wheelset, and is as used in UCI Continental level racing by the Canyon Eisberg UCI Continental pro team. Read More

      The wide rim, working with a 25 or 28c tyre, will eat up rough roads allowing you to hold your line and carry your speed.The freehub body on the HUNT Sprint hub features 48 teeth on the ratchet ring, and treble-tooth pawls, providing incredible 7.5 degree engagement. Perfect for when the hammer goes down and you need an instant response.

      The strong individual leaf-sprung pawls are louder than circular spring set-ups, but we think that is the right decision to make for this type of wheelset. Also, stiffness = speed... so we specced large 15mm diameter hub axles for sprinting and out-of-saddle climbing. Ease into them, your mates won’t know it’s the wheels!. Float up the climbs too, thanks to a sub 1500g bench-mark weight. Read Less

      The Experts' View

      Bikerumor First Look

      Overview

      The super-wide, seriously-light, aero-beating 31mm deep road wheelset in a beautiful high-polished aluminium finish.

      • Rims | Our HFR Alloy+ rims are constructed using a heat treatment process, delivering far higher fatigue resistance than 6061-T6. High-polished aluminium finish. 31mm deep. 19mm internal and 24mm external width, creating an excellent tyre profile for wide road tyres and cross tyres up to 45c.
      • Tyres | Designed with a wide 19mm rim bed to create a wider tyre profile. Great with 700x23mm tyres but ideal for 25, 28 and cross tyres. Also work excellently with clincher tyres and tubes.
      • Hubs | Race Season SPRINT straight-pull, 15mm diameter 7075-T6 axle. Circular dropout interface steps for added stiffness. 3x treble-tooth pawl engagement for instant acceleration. Engagement angle of just 7.5 degrees. Steel spline insert to protect cassette body.
      • QR | Hunt Race Season super-light with heat-treated alloy/brass cam plate actuation and stainless steel springs.
      • See the full specs here
      • 1497g

      Tech Specs

    • Rims

      • Tubeless-ready – designed to work excellently with normal clincher tyres and tubes or tubeless tyres. Hunt Black Shield tubeless rim tape fitted.
      • HFR Alloy+ rims constructed using a heat treatment process, delivering far higher fatigue resistance than 6061-T6.
      • 24mm outer and 19mm inner width ideal for 23-34mm tyre widths.
      • 31mm deep rounded aero section.
      • Precision machined rim brake track.
      • High-polished aluminium finish, with matt white heated decals for excellent durability.
    • Spokes

      • Front: 20 spokes laced radially - Aero triple-butted profile.
        • Butted 2.0-2.0/0.95-2.0 then PSR section is 2.2.
      • Rear: 24 spokes laced 2 cross.
        • Asymmetric spoke gauges on rear wheel creates a more stable wheel build.
        • Drive side - butted 2.0-2.2/0.95-2.0 then PSR section is 2.2.
        • Non-drive side - butted 2.0-2.2/0.95-2.0 then PSR section is 2.2.
      • Straight-pull for excellent torsional strength and direct power transfer.
      • Cold drawn from high grade T302 (18/10) stainless steel wire by Sandvik Sweden
      • Patented Pillar Spoke Re-enforcement, butted again just before the spoke head providing more durability in high stress area.
      • Silver stainless treatment
      • Nipples

        • Alloy square body for external adjustment and square head for easy internal adjustment/tensioning. Square spoke key included.
        • 14mm length for a strong connection to the spoke.
        • 14 gauge
        • Silver anodized finish
      • Tyres Info

        • Maximum tyre pressure for this rim is 120psi when used with an inner tube and 100psi when running the wheel set-up tubeless. 100psi is more than enough for any rider on road. Click here to listen to a podcast exploring the science of why lower pressures were found to be faster by pro teams.
        • Maximum tyre pressures for other tyre sizes: 30mm do not exceed 70psi, 33mm do not exceed 50psi, 35-45mm do not exceed 40psi, 46mm+ do not exceed 35psi.
        • Please do not exceed the maximum pressure stated on your tyre.
        • Suitable for tyres from 23mm up to 50mm wide.
        • Suitable tubeless road, gravel and CX tyres are available from a huge range of companies including Schwalbe, Hutchinson (Sector/Overide Only), Panaracer, Maxxis and many more. Schwalbe Pro One 25mm tyre weighs just 255g, is tubeless ready and is Schwalbe's class leading clincher racing tyre.
      • Front Hub

        • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy body.
        • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles.
        • Circular machined dropout interface steps for added stiffness
        • Polished anodized white finish with laser graphics.
      • Rear Hub

        • 7075-T6 heat-treated aluminium alloy freehub body.
        • Steel Spline Insert freehub body reinforcement provides excellent durability against cassette sprocket damage to the freehub often seen on standard alloy freehub bodies.
        • 3x treble-tooth pawl engagement for instant acceleration.
        • 9/10/11 speed Shimano/SRAM compatible freehub, Campagnolo and SRAM XD Driver versions also available.
        • Forged and CNC’d 6061-T6 heat treated aluminium alloy body.
        • 7075-T6 aluminium alloy axles, 12mm front, 15mm rear.
        • Polished anodized silver finish with laser graphics.
      • Bearings

        • High-grade by EZO Japan.
        • Sealed cartridge replaceable units.
        • Upgraded to low-friction seals to further reduce rolling resistance.
      • Quick-Releases

        • Hunt Super-light Race Season design, only 33g front and 37g rear.
        • 7075-T6 heat-treated alloy lever, head and nut.
        • Brass cam plate actuation.
        • 1000kgf tested high-strength cro-moly spindles.
        • Corrosion resistant stainless steel springs.
        • Polished silver finish with laser graphics.
      • Warranty, HUNT Rolling Road Tests & Weight Limits

        A full 2 years from purchase date warranty is offered to the original purchaser only on all Hunt bike wheels against material or workmanship defects, please click here to read full details

        All HUNT wheels models have to pass our harsh cobbled-rolling-road tests for rider weight limits, please see here for more details. 100kgs is the upper recommended rider weight limit for these wheels. Please include the weight of any luggage in your total rider weight when choosing the correct wheels. If a rider is over 90Kgs then an experienced bike mechanic should check the wheel regularly and it is advisable to use minimum 25mm tyres at max 100psi as this will reduce the fatigue on the wheelset. We are cyclists ourselves and do of course go above and beyond to offer excellent service if you ever do experience any issues. We carry full spares at very reasonable prices and offer complete support.

        60 Day Ride & Return Period. We are certain you'll be impressed by the acceleration, low-weight, speed and durability of our wheels. We are cyclists and as such strive to offer class leading service and support. Buy with confidence, if for any reason you wish to return the wheels for a full refund of your order you can do so up to a full 60 days after you receive them whether they have been ridden or not. Please note we cannot offer refunds on wheels that have suffered from crash damage but do offer a crash replacement discount.

        In the Box

        Contents

        • Front wheel and Rear Wheels with Hunt Black Shield tubeless rim tape fitted.
        • Pair quick-releases
        • Cassette spacer for 8/9/10 speed
        • Tubeless Valves
        • Pillar spoke key for hex and square fitment
        • Hunt aero spoke holder - anti-scuff coated steel
        • Spare of each spoke plus nipples
        • Quality control card signed by your wheel builder

        HUNT Sprint Aero Wide Wheelset

        31 Deep | 24 Wide | 1497g

        Regular price £399 GBP
        £79 Deposit option, refundable. (In dropdown)
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