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FALCON PRO WHEELSET AR55

700C road bicycle rims 28mm wide 55mm deep symmetric clincher road rim brake wheelset

Buy & Configure

All wheels are 100% customizable at Light Bicycle. If your preferred specs are not listed, feel free to contact us (sales@lightbicycle.com) with your special requirements described.

WHEELSET SPECS

Our Pro series comes with a 5-year warranty (lifetime optional), while the non-pro with a 3-year warranty and crash replacement.

  • Rim Model AR55
  • Material Toray T700 & T800 Premium Carbon Fiber
  • Size 29”/700C (ETRTO 622mm)
  • Series FALCON PRO
  • Intended Use Road/CX/Gravel
  • Bead Type Clincher
  • Tubeless Capable Yes
  • Inner/Outer Width 21mm/28mm
  • Depth 55mm
  • ERD 530mm (not including nipple head dimension)
  • Rim Weight Standard 480+/-15g, Flyweight 450+/-15g
  • Profile Symmetric (0mm)
  • Max Cyclist Weight (on flat ground) Standard 135kg/ 298lbs, Flyweight 90kg/ 198lbs
  • Spoke Hole Angle ±8°
  • Spoke Tension 100 ~110kgf (radial) /115 ~130kgf (disc) front, 120~130kgf rear
  • Max Tire Pressure (with 25C) Hook: 110psi/ 7.58bar, Hookless: 75psi/ 5.17bar
  • Tire 23C~43C recommended

Read more for TL tire pressure charts

Read more for actual road tire width

HUBS

We keep in stock the most popular axle sizes and colors of some well-liked hub models. If you want a special order, feel free to contact us (sales@lightbicycle.com).

  • Model DT SWISS 180, DT SWISS 240 EXP, DT SWISS 350, Novatec A291SB-SL / F482SB-SL, Bitex RAF10 / RAR9, Carbon-Ti X-Hub
  • Front Axle Size QR / 100mm
  • Rear Axle Size QR / 130mm
  • Driver Body Shimano Road 11S, Campy 11S, Sram XDR
  • Hole 20H, 24H

OTHER PARTS

Leave a note at checkout or contact us if you want spare spokes or nipples.

  • Spokes Pillar Aero X-TRA 1420, Sapim CX Ray, Sapim CX Sprint-Rear drive side/ CX Ray-Other sides
  • Nipples Aluminium Black, Aluminium Red, Brass Oil slick, Brass Black

TECH

Featuring a wide 28mm external width, these tubeless ready Falcon Pro rims offer a wide and stable platform for gravel tires.

With the 21mm internal width and 55mm depth, the AR55’s are well suited as an aerodynamic gravel race rim or a deep dish cyclocross wheelset. The width is versatile enough for 25-28c road tires and lighten up your road bike to give you an edge at the next Gran Fondo!

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WARRANTY

For Non-Pro Series Rims: From the date of purchase, 3-year Standard Warranty.

For Pro Series Rims: From the date of purchase, 5-year Pro Warranty as standard and an upgraded optional lifetime Premium Warranty with minimum charge.

Crash Replacement: It is applicable with the same period as the warranty time range that you purchased for the rims with 10% /25% discount for Non-Pro series /Pro series.

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WHAT IS IN THE BOX

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Gallery

John: The wheels is doing great. Put about 500km on it. It holds the speed well and its very predictable riding in the wind. So far, its good. Thanks again for making the whole process quick. Got the wheels made and received in less than a month. I don't know what magic you did but thank you!
Canada
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Andreas: No words needed.. satified as always
Switzerland
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Light: Rim: AR55 Non-Disc Grooved Graphene Surface Paintless UD Hookless Tubeless 20H Decals: Yellow + Turquoise
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Andreas: Custom AR55 tubeless rim brake rims with extralite hubs and titanium/carbon spokes. 1199g the wheelset. The best communication with light bicycle as always! Ordered around 8 rimsets in the last years..
Switzerland
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Light: Rims: AR55 Non-Disc Hook Grooved Graphene Braking Track Paintless UD 20/24H Tubeless (Without Spoke Access Holes) Hubs: DT Swiss 240 Ratchet EXP 100QR 130QR Straightpull Shimano Road 11s 36T Spokes & Nipples: Sapim CX Ray Black & Sapim Brass Black External Measured Weight: 1533g
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