Shimano Ultegra WH-R8170 C50 Carbon Road Disc Wheels


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Shimano Ultegra C50-TL Tubeless Carbon Road Disc Wheelset. 

Launched as part of the new Shimano Ultegra 12 speed road disc groupset, the WH-R8170 C50TL wheelset is completely redesigned and features a 50mm deep, 21mm wide aero carbon tubeless clincher rim mounted to Ultegra level wide flanged hub using the OPTBAL spoke system. 21 spoke, 14 drive side, 7 non drive side for more balanced spoke tension. 


Wheel Specifications:

  • WH-R8170 TL carbon clincher disc brake designed to meet pro road race criteria
  • Lightweight clincher full carbon 50 mm deep rim for improved aerodynamics, increased rigidity and excellent inertia for sprinters and TT specialists
  • Easy to use Center Lock rotor mount for use with disc brakes
  • Stainless steel butted (2.0-1.8-2.0) and bladed straight pull spokes for optimal balance and rigidity (OPTBAL)
  • Elbow-less spokes make for a strong yet compliant wheel
  • High lateral rigidity is produced with a wide flange spacing
  • Labyrinth double-contact sealing effectively shuts out water and dirt
  • Alloy cone with integrated steel Borozon treated bearing races - super mirror finish reduces friction
  • Freehub uses direct engagement interlocking faces for quick power transfer
  • Cold forged, machined aluminium hub shell and oversized 7075 alloy axle keep the wheel weight to a minimum
  • 700C clincher compatible
  • Rear: 142 x 12 mm axle
  • Front: 100 x 12 mm axle
  • 11-12-speed compatible rear wheel
  • Tubeless Compatible. Supplied taped with tubeless valves. 
  • Front: 698g
  • Rear: 872g

Stock, Shipping and Returns

Shipping Destinations: UK only

Returns Class: Standard

Click and Collect: Yes


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