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Shimano Ultegra RS81 C35 Clincher Wheelset

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  • Description

    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.

    Key Features:

    • 35mm deep 20.8mm wide carbon rim with alloy braking surface for improved aerodynamics and increased rigidity for sprinters and TT specialists
    • 21 rear stainless steel butted and bladed straight pull spokes for optimal balance and rigidity (OPTBAL)
    • High lateral rigidity is improved with a wide flange spacing
    • Labyrinth double contact sealing - low-friction seals effectively shut out water, mud and dirt without affecting rotational smoothness
    • Quick and easy to maintain digital click bearing adjustment
    • Polished bearing races reduce friction and provide for smooth rotation
    • Cold forged and machined aluminium hub shell and oversized 7075 alloy axle keep the wheel weight to a minimum
    • 8, 9, 10 and 11-speed compatible
    • 700C clincher compatible
    • Supplied with Q/R skewer
    • Weight 1631 grams
  • Product Details
    Shimano Ultegra
  • Delivery & Returns

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    If I'm not completely happy with my item?

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Customer Reviews


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Very good servive

Competitive price Easy to track order until delivery


Just as advertised! Wheels came in 1 week to the US and were perfect. I'll use again!

RS81 Review

Nice, smooth wheel set. I have put on about 400 miles on them since I got them and are very please with the way they have performed.

Ultegra RS81 C35

Moderately light wheel set but solid feel. Felt good in sprints and seemed to help in climbs. No complaints. I weight 230lbs and average 3000 miles yearly. I'm a non racer but love doing Centuries. Will review again after 2000 miles.


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.

Smooth and fast

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.

Great 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

great wheels

Bought these wheels as an upgrade for a 2014 Cervelo S2. The bike is noticeably faster with these wheels. And I got a great price from ProBikeKit. I'l happy.

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