Citec 8000 Clincher Disc Wheel

stickinsect
stickinsect Posts: 26
edited June 2014 in Road buying advice
http://www.edencycles.com/Citec-Disc-8000-Ultra-Carbon-Clincher-Rear-Wheel-p/citecdisc8000ucrw.htm

The claimed weight is 885grams, which is very light for a clincher disc wheel.

Has anyone had any experience riding these? Does the actual weight agree with the manufacturer's claimed weight?

Thanks

Any other suggestions for clincher disc wheels?

Comments

  • sungod
    sungod Posts: 16,862
    it's reviewed here with others...

    http://www.tour-magazin.de/services/qtr ... .html#/106

    ...they say 1044g
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • FenTT
    FenTT Posts: 1
    The ultra version is the one listed, that's lighter at 885g, the TOUR review is only of the 8000 std that wheel has heavier side walls than the ultra version.

    Citec wheels are heavier in Tubular version as they still use the Clincher rim with a filler which adds around 60g unlike most wheels. Also these wheels are tensioned with the side walls and are hollow, no spokes or foam in there so very light for the price.
  • ugo.santalucia
    ugo.santalucia Posts: 28,301
    Who cares how heavy is a disc wheel? It's not something you will use for crit. racing or to climb the Alpe d'Huez. Unless it weighs like an anvil, it won't make much of a difference if it's 800 grams or 1.2 Kg
    left the forum March 2023
  • drlodge
    drlodge Posts: 4,826
    Arguably heavier = better due to the flywheel effect :wink:
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