The Shimano RS81 C35 is a high performance road racing wheel that meets the demands of today's professional and amateur riders. This carbon and alloy clincher rim is both light weight and rigid whilst maintaining high braking performance with standard brake pads.
If ordered before 8pm, delivered by courier next working day. Available on orders placed before 8pm (2pm weekends and Bank Holidays) for delivery next business day. Applies to most delivery addresses within mainland UK.
Please remember to add postal time (2-3 working days) to obtain a complete estimate of delivery to your door.
You will receive an email to confirm when your item has been sent.
You can also check the status of your order and individual items by accessing your account details and following the prompts.
Please allow 10 working days from dispatch of your order before notifying us of any late deliveries.
It may be advisable to check with your neighbors to see if your delivery has been left with them, check any places it could be left such as: garage, porch, or behind garbage cans if it was too big to fit through your mailbox. Contact your local post office to see if the item has been returned to the depot as undelivered and awaiting collection.
Please see our returns policy.
Where reviews refer to foods or cosmetic products, results may vary from person to person. Customer reviews are independent and do not represent the views of The Hut Group.
These wheels though heavier then my previous RS-80 wheel set (mostly due to the the depth increase from 23 to 35mm) are incredibly rigid and strong. Every kilowatt of energy gets transfered through these wheels and onto the road. The wheels also handle road ruts and cracks with out a concern that the wheels may have been put out of true or cracked in any way. Certainly great for training but also for races. Crosswinds are a concern with the depth at 35mm as opposed to 23mm. These wheels were true coming out of the box and to be honest I don't think I will have to true them for a long time. That is just how solid and tight they have been built.
This is the first time I've upgraded from stock wheels and I was skeptical that it would be much better. I got these to upgrade from the Bontrager TLRs that came on my Trek Emonda ALR 5. The bike rides much smoother and easily goes 3-5 MPH faster with the RS81s than the stock wheels.
Best money I ever spent on my bike. Read several reviews before buying because I weigh 210 lb. Wanted to make sure my weight wouldn't compromise the wheels in any way. Two pro reviews stated that heaver riders should look into these wheel. I noticed right away that when climbing, I am using higher gears then I was on my old wheels. Braking is very smooth. For the Price, you can't go wrong. Bob