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3T Discus C45 LTD Stealth Wheelset

£2,100.00

The 3T Discus C45 LTD Stealth Wheelset marry aerodynamics, strength and comfort in a forward-thinking, fully carbon construction – ideal if you’re looking for a beautifully crafted, optimised all-road or gravel wheelset... Read more

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PRODUCT DETAILS

The 3T Discus C45 LTD Stealth Wheelset marry aerodynamics, strength and comfort in a forward-thinking, fully carbon construction – ideal if you’re looking for a beautifully crafted, optimised all-road or gravel wheelset.

Forming part of 3T’s top-tier LTD range, the Discus C45 LTD rims have been developed from the ground up as the ultimate all-road rims. Aerodynamically optimised but shallow enough to keep you fully stable in strong crosswinds, these rims are light on climbs, ultra-durable and ensure lasting comfort. If you’re likely to encounter poor road surfaces, gravel or even some light single track on weekend adventures, these are the rims for you.

With the aerodynamic performance of the very best 60mm deep rims but in a 45mm format, the C45 rims mean that you can roll faster for longer. The wider rim section means that a standard 25mm road tyre sits at 28mm wide – not only ideal for a 3T Strada frameset but saving on weight of wider stock tyres.

Remarkably, the aerodynamic properties of the C45 are retained all the way up to 40mm gravel tyres, giving you the flexibility to explore untrammelled tracks and poor surfaces at speed. If you value comfort as well as maintaining peak performance and rolling speed in harsh conditions this is a solid choice.

Futureproof and forward-thinking, each set of C45 wheels comes with both SRAM XDR and Shimano driveshells so that you can swap the wheels onto future iterations of your bike when the time comes.

The asymmetric carbon construction of the rims allows for spokes to be offset – compensating for the space required for cassettes and brake rotors on the hubs. This enables wheels to be built with equal spoke angles on the drive and non-drive sides and crucially for you means greater stiffness and lasting durability. 

Key Features
  • Ideal for premium all-road/gravel/adventure bikes
  • Ultra-lightweight unidirectional carbon fibre construction
  • 700c with 45mm deep section but aerodynamic properties of 60mm
  • Innovative offset double angle drilling for maximal stiffness
  • Tubeless-ready clincher format

 

Technical Specification

Rim size

ETRTO 622 x 25c, (28”/700c) 32mm wide, 45mm deep

Rim Spec

Tubeless-Ready Clincher, specific angle drilling

Rim material

Unidirectional carbon - ultralight layup

Spokes

Sapim CX-Ray Straight-pull, stainless steel, black finish, double-butted aero, 24 Front/24 Rear

Hubs

3T GW Bombproof Hubs, Centerlock type, oversized light alloy hub bodies, spindles & freehub body, adjustable bearings, black satin anodized

Nipples

Sapim chrome-plated brass

Front Hub spec

Thru-axle 100x12mm

Rear Hub spec

Thru-axle 142x12mm

Rear Hub compatibility

10/11s Shimano freewheel and SRAM XDR Driver body included

Wheel weight (+/- 5%)

1640g

ABOUT 3T

For over half a century, 3T's products have been at the forefront of cycling technology. The Italian brand's dedication to innovation and performance has resulted in victories at the sport's biggest races including world championships, the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia. Today, 3T has reaffirmed its connection to the sport with highly innovative frame designs that empower riders to explore cycling in new ways. Meanwhile, the Torino-born brand's leading position in the area of cockpits and seatposts means the famous 3T logo remains the mark of a true cyclist. Read more about 3T.

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