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2018 Kinetic-One K1-50/50c Carbon Clincher wheels (alloy braking)
2018 Kinetic-One K1-50/50c Carbon Clincher wheels (alloy braking)
2018 Kinetic-One K1-50/50c Carbon Clincher wheels (alloy braking)
2018 Kinetic-One K1-50/50c Carbon Clincher wheels (alloy braking)
2018 Kinetic-One K1-50/50c Carbon Clincher wheels (alloy braking)
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2018 Kinetic-One K1-50/50c Carbon Clincher wheels (alloy braking)

£1,120.00
£620.00

Product information

IN STOCK

INTENDED USE:
This is the new lighter version of our "Best-selling Multi-functional Road/Tri" carbon wheelset. With its 23mm wide rim with ALLOY braking surface this wheelset is ideal for Time Trials, Triathlons, and also spot-on for all but the windiest of sportives/road riding and bunch racing. If you need one set of all-purpose carbons then these (or the new 58c's) are the one's to go for!

With alloy braking surfaces you don't need special brake pads and braking is better than with Full-carbon clinchers (particularly on very long descents)



Your wheels will be handbuilt to order here in the uk by Andy Morgan, owner and founder of k1 wheels. Turnaround time is 4-7 days!
 



Offered With Full 2 Year Warranty Plus A 14 Day "No Quibble Returns Policy" - If You're Not In Love With These Wheels The Moment You Get Them Just Send Them Back For A Refund Any Time Within 14 Days Of Receipt.



These are our stunning 2018 K1 Carbon 50c section 700c clincher wheels (for inner tubes and tyres). For Road or Time Trial or Tri bikes. They have alloy braking surfaces. This is the newest version of our best-selling carbon wheels - Includes lovely new 20/24 spoke choices - some lighter, some more aero, and some in superb new colours to make your bike simply stunning!


We can supply them with a range of clincher tyres - NOW INCLUDING what we reckon is the fastest all-round clincher combination known to humankind: This is the
Conti GP4000iiS tyres, paired with latex inner tubes. The combination of rolling resistance tests and formal aerodynamics assessments affirms this is the best way to go for all out speed. And when we say "all-round" we mean for real world riding. There are slightly faster tyres ... but they won't last 5 minutes on UK roads! (The GP4000's have puncture protection and are strong as well as blisteringly fast).


Whilst we don't formally have maximum rider weights, these wheels are aimed at riders up to about 95 kg max. We are now offering these wheels with 24/28 spoke option for heavier riders. If you are heavier we can now build you a set!. (Please contact us)

The K1-50c wheelset is aimed at Triathletes, Roadies and Time Triallists, where aero is king but you don't want to add the weight and the more challenging handling of deeper rims to your bike - We've also designed them to be a super-tough "investment" wheelset. We believe carbon wheels should be as strong as alloy wheels. (more on this below!)

The 50's are built around our modern "semi U" shaped structural carbon semi-toroidal aero rim. designed to run best with 25c to 40c wide tyres but will also run 23c tyres fine). The rim is designed to cut through the air going forward, whilst maintaining a superb lateral integrity to cross-winds across a full range of wind "yaw" angles.

Unlike the vast majority of alu-carbon deep-section aero wheelsets, the K1-50c's are also designed to be super-strong. Perfect for racing and still strong enough to train on. Lighter wheels are available but we have decided to prioritise strength and durability ... as this is what we have become known for! (We do of course offer some superb weight saving upgrades too).  We also wanted to keep it simple and versatile! The inclusion of an alloy braking surface means you can use your K1 wheels without having to use carbon specific brake blocks. This is a massive benefit for most riders.


     
 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

RIM structural carbon with alu braking surfaces
FREEHUB FITTING SHIM/SRAM 7/8/9/10/11 or CAMPAG 9/10/11
HUB Ambrosio, Miche standard hubs, or upgrade to / Formula / Bitex
BEARINGS Sealed Cartridge throughout – All hub types
SPOKES 20 front / 24 rear - RANGE OF CHOICES!
NIPPLES Alpina Blu power Nyloc Self-locking (the best!)
RIM TAPES Included
QUICK RELEASE Included
WEIGHT ​​​​1610 grams per pair Bitex Raf10/Rar12
1630 grams per pair DT240 or Bitex Raf12/Rar12 
​​​​1830 grams per pair( campag with standard hubs /Sapim RACE spokes.
Suggested max rider
weight
  95kg

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 Shipping Weight / Product Code

Weight: 4kg

Reviews

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Aaron Blake - Cheshire
A friend put me onto this brand and I plumped for their carbon wheels after several useful email exchanges. My wheels are now a year old and I am very pleased with them. Deservedly 5***** in my opinion.
Des Lewis - Telford
Having previously bought a Kinetic-one bike it seemed a logical upgrade to go for these wheels. (They were about half the price of the Reynolds wheels they also do and I wasn''t sure I''d notice the difference to be honest - so i thought i''d save myself almost a grand and buy these!) They are Superfast wheels and very strong.
James Wightwick - Thomson Reuters
I spent a lot of time trawling the web looking for a half decent set of wheels that wouldn’t cost the earth. I read many reviews and tossed over in my mind the decision to go with or without ceramic bearings and other such technical details. I finally stumbled across your Ebay advertisement whilst looking at used clincher sets and after going to your sight directly commented to your good self about the quality of the available photographs. I took the chance and ordered a pair and eagerly awaited the delivery. On receipt of them I opened the box and I can tell you I wasn’t disappointed the wheels where very easy on the eye and once I had installed the cassette and got them on the bike they looked even better. Having said that I have ridden a good few miles on them now including a couple of TT’s and apart from their good looks they are good, stiff and put the power down where it should be. I found Kenetic one to be a great run family business that offer advice and solutions which was certainly lacking in some of the other major players that I have dealt with. Thanks guys enjoying the wheels and roll on summer.
Stu Jordan - London
These wheels are a step change from what I'd been used to and have made a noticeable difference to my acceleration and top speed. It feels like they spin with almost no effort and climbing with them in the Kent Alps is a joy. I don't race, but happily fly along on the open road at 30+mph with these wheels. Would highly recommend.
ian brownhill - Dudley west midlands
just returned from doing the cat in Cheshire ,my first decent distance with my new wheels absolutely brilliant lovely smooth ride and the company great to deal with.
Matt C - Salisbury
Quick no hassle friendly service.Arrived on time and looked great. And most importantly they made me go faster !! Very happy and would recommend especially if your on a budget . Happy days:))
Fiona Macleod - Brockworth
Beautiful wheels! Understated elegance and added speed. What's not to love!
Graham Perkins - Sittingbourne, Kent
I first contacted Andy with may questions about his wheels and it wasn't long before he put my mind at rest. I was so impressed with the amount of knowledge he had I didn't hesitate to purchase a pair of carbon wheels with alloy brake surface. The wheels are just great and a big improvment over my fulcrum racing 3's I had. They are stiff with no flex espeically up the hills. They roll fantastically and what surprised me the most was how much better they were up the hills too. The service is second to none and Andy was always there if I had anything to ask. Cracking wheels considering the price and great looking to. Oh and very light too!!! Thanks again Andy.

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