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October 16, 2023 2 min read

When it comes to enhancing your cycling experience, your choice of wheelset can make all the difference. It's not just about speed; it's about the perfect blend of strength, agility, and versatility. The combination of Gold Chris King R45D hubs and Astral Veil 4 carbon rims is a testament to precision engineering and top-notch craftsmanship, offering you a wheelset that's ready to conquer city streets, backcountry gravel, and everything in between.


Chris King R45D Hubs: A Shining Star

The heart of this exceptional wheelset, theChris King R45D hubs, radiate quality and performance in every way. Finished in a striking gold hue, these hubs are not just a centerpiece; they're a statement. 24 holes in both the front and rear, creates a balanced and durable foundation for your wheelset.

But what truly sets the R45D hubs apart is the remarkable combination of lightweight construction and robustness. These hubs are the epitome of strength without excess weight. Whether you're aiming to conquer steep ascents or sprint through straightaways, these hubs offer the responsiveness you need to excel in any cycling scenario.

Astral Veil 4 Carbon Rims: The Definition of Agility

Complementing the R45D hubs are theAstral Veil 4 carbon rims, which are a marvel of modern rim design. These 700c rims feature a 20mm internal width and a generous 28.5mm external width, these rims offer the versatility to accommodate various tire sizes, from sleek city tires to robust gravel treads. This adaptability makes your wheelset an all-terrain marvel, ready to handle any adventure you throw its way.

A 42mm rim depth not only adds to the aesthetic appeal but also enhances aerodynamics, making these rims perfect for slicing through the air with minimal resistance. The nimbleness of these rims is evident on city streets, where quick turns and accelerations become second nature, and on the gravel, where their sturdiness ensures you can tackle rough terrain without hesitation.

Sapim CX-Ray Spokes: A Racer's Secret Weapon

To connect the Chris King R45D hubs to the Astral Veil 4 rims, Sapim CX-Ray spokes are employed. These spokes have gained the trust of some of the world's fastest racers, and for good reason. They represent the ideal blend of strength and low weight, two critical factors in optimizing a wheelset's performance. Whether you're a dedicated racer seeking to shave off seconds or a recreational rider looking for efficiency and durability, these spokes deliver across the board.

1500 Grams of Pure Performance

For those who appreciate the numbers, this wheelset tips the scales at just 1500 grams. This lightweight design is a testament to the dedication to creating a wheelset that delivers the highest level of performance without compromise. Whether you're pursuing the thrill of high-level racing or seeking pure recreation, this wheelset promises to satisfy your need for speed.

With a striking blend of strength, agility, and versatility, this wheelset is more than an accessory; it's your ticket to a faster, more exhilarating cycling experience.



  • Hubs: Chris King R45D 24h/24h 
  • Rims: Astral Veil 4 Carbon 700c, 24h, 20mm Internal, 28.5mm External, 42mm Deep
  • Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray 
  • Nipples: PolyAx brass 
  • Weight: 1500g

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