Carbon 700C 25mm wide road rim clincher 25mm deep U shape tubeless compatible high TG resin surface

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RIM

Brake system This is a required option.

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Non Disc - High TG Surface: Rim Brake 700C road rims use an advanced High TG resin system with a layer of graphene to help dissipate heat. The braking power and reliability is significantly improved over a basalt braking surface.

Non Disc - Grooved Graphene Surface: Our new resin system and construction method, combined with the 3k rim track, withstands over 280°C, dissipates heat, and lowers rim temperatures faster in between braking efforts. Gain confidence-inspiring brake performance on the steepest descents and wettest conditions with our matching brake pads. Also, graphene added to the rim brake track allows for greater resistance to overheating with improved heat dissipation and reduced temperature accumulation during heavy braking. The grooved track helps evacuate trapped moisture between pad and rim in wet conditions, and brings more resistance and force at the lever when conditions are dry.

Disc: The disc version does not have a rim brake track and features a unique disc specific layup process. Our new layup is about 10g ~30g lighter by reducing the unnecessary material and utilizing elements of our Flyweight construction method.

Disc

Non Disc - High TG Surface

Non Disc - Grooved Graphene Surface USD +30

Hole Count This is a required option.

Please note that our valves are drilled for presta and spoke holes are made for external nipples only. If you have a custom drilling requirements please e-mail us and we'll send you a purchasing link.

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18H

20H

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36H

Finish This is a required option.

Matte is slightly lighter and a more subtle finish (most popular). Glossy has a shine to it.

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matte

Weave This is a required option.

The layup schedule is predetermined for each model, but you can choose the outer layer.
3k/12k/UD are the 3 choices for cosmetic appearance.The rim strength & weight is virtually identical.
UD Matte is the most popular and has a subtle look.
3k weave has a more traditional carbon fiber look.
More info about Weave >>

12K

3K

UD

Decal This is a required option.

Road rims use super light waterslide decals (glossy black). The decal is very thin and applied under a clearcoat so they are non-removeable.

Pictures about light-bicycle decal >>

If you want custom graphic, Please email us, we will design for you. There will be extra cost for custom graphic on rims.

Pictures about custom graphics >>

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Valve Stem This is a required option.

We include enough valves to cover your individual rim purchase. We use a lightweight black alloy anodized valve with an oversized concave collar for easy gripping. A rubber o-ring goes in between the rim and the collar to help seal the rim and match the contour of the rim profile. The vavle core is removeable so you can add sealant withoutn removing your tire.
Link to tubeless valve instructions

None

Add Valve Stem USD +7 each

Tubeless Tape This is a required option.

One 10 yard roll of tape will be included. It is typically covers 2 rims with two laps each or 4 rims with one lap each.The high tensile tubeless tape features a natural rubber adhesive that does not leave a residue on the rims. On mountain bike rims, one layer of 18mm width tape is strong enough to seal the access holes which makes for the lightest tubeless setup.
Instructions of tubeless rim tape

None

Add Tubeless Tape USD +6 each

Brake Pads This is a required option.

4 pads will be included. These high performance brake pads are designed for carbon bike rims only and offer excellent stopping power even in the wet.
Instructions of brake pads

None

Add Brake Pads USD +10

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Non-Stocked, typically ships within 1-2 weeks Go to rim inventory page

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Recon Pro orders start shipping in October.

- + PCS

Weight: 405.00g+/-15

Final total: USD 147.00+

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RIM SPECS

  • Size 700C
  • Use Road/CX
  • Type Clincher
  • Tubeless Ready
  • Inner/Outer Width 17.9mm/25mm
  • Depth 25mm
  • ERD 590mm (not including nipple head dimension)
  • Weight 405+/-15g
  • Offset 0mm (symmetric)
  • Weight Limit 110kg
  • Spoke Hole Angle ±5°
  • Spoke Tension 100 ~110kgf (radial) /115 ~130kgf (disc) front, 120~130kgf rear
  • Tyre Pressure 130psi recommended max
  • Tire 21C-38C recommended

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Weighing in at only 405 grams, the U25 is built to fly up the climbs like never before. Our lightest road option will have you chasing KOMs and personal bests every time the road begins to tilt upwards.


The U-shaped 25mm deep profile is easy to control in crosswinds and comfortable on long rides. The 17.9mm inner width is a great match for a 23mm road tire, a 33mm Cyclocross tire, and everything in between.

High TG: Our new resin system and construction method, combined with the 3k rim track, withstands over 280°C, dissipates heat, and lowers rim temperatures faster in between braking efforts. Gain confidence-inspiring brake performance on the steepest descents and wettest conditions with our matching brake pads.


Graphene Brake Track : Graphene added to the rim brake track allows for greater resistance to overheating with improved heat dissipation and reduced temperature accumulation during heavy braking. The grooved track helps evacuate trapped moisture between pad and rim in the wet, and brings more resistance when conditions are dry so less force at the lever is required.


AeroTek: Our latest aerodynamic profile decreases lateral wind resistance and is both more stable and faster in a crosswind. A wider profile allows for larger and more efficient tires to be used without an aerodynamic penalty. Traditionally a tire can form a lightbulb shape when mounted on a narrow rim, but the airflow is much smoother with our wider rims.


DuoTek: Our clincher rims are manufactured in two pieces and then joined together. When designing the rims, our engineers, in every detail, demanded fewer joints. Fewer joints mean higher strength and stability.


TuffTek: A high-grade customized epoxy resin is used in our prepreg, creating a stable base for all of our road rims. Epoxy is less brittle than polyester resins and offers excellent flexural strength. Our consistent resin system, coupled with a precise layup schedule, allows for an extremely reliable and durable product.


Tubeless : All of our rims are tubeless compatible with bead seat retention. In most cases a floor pump is all that is needed to seal our rims. The bead shape is tailored to each rim width to achieve the best fit. Our hookless and clincher profiles have a smooth radius to reduce the chance of a pinch flat.


T700: Constructed with premium Toray T700 carbon fiber. The best strength to weight ratio with no expense spared.


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.

Know more about the warranty policy >>

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Björn Lundquist : So ive built up these rims after i got them. They look good and my wheelbuilder tells me they were straight and round as well which is good. So thank you!
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Hans 2019/02/03

I’m thinking about reusing my DT R1700 hubs. Front 18 and rear 24 spokes. Is this possible and what would this set of rims aprox. cost?


LightBicycle 2019/02/04

Hi Hans, Thanks for your interested in our rims! Are you interested in RRU25C02 rims(25mm wide/25mm deep)? The cost is as below. You can order two rims and rebuild on your DT hubs. RRU25C02: clincher, UD matte, front 24H/28H, with high TG resin brake surface, no disc, USD147 each If it is with graphene grooved brake surface, the rim cost will be USD177 each. The delivery cos is USD68.1 for two rims to Netherlands by EMS delivery. It is USD89.1 by TPD delivery. TPD delivery is tax prepaid. You will not have to pay tax or VAT by TPD delivery. Which do you prefer? Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Hans 2019/02/04

Thanks, been investigating what I would need on my existing DT SWISS R1700 hubs. Can you inform me about the size/type of the Sapim CX spokes that need to be used with the RRU25C02 in combination with the R1700 hubs?


LightBicycle 2019/02/05

Hi Hans, If you like our help to get the spoke length for RRU25C02, you will have to wait for a few days. We are on Chinese New Year vacation from Feb 3rd~Feb 11th. Is that okay? Are your hubs straight pull or J-bend? Front 20H/rear 24H? Then we can check with our wheelbuild engineer on the spoke length for you on Feb 12th. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Nicola 2018/12/28

Hi, Can I use the bladed spokes on this rim or in general in other rims? Thanks.


LightBicycle 2018/12/29

Hi Nicola, You can use the blade spokes for all road wheelsets. What we offer is the Sapim CX-Ray spokes, it's lightweight, durable and aerodynamics. Will be a great option for road wheels. Do you want to build a complete wheelset from us? Our wheel builders are very experienced and skilled. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Nicola 2019/01/02

I have a bicycle repair shop...so, I want to start to build my own wheels with my brand...do you have some asymmetrical carbon rims for road bike?


LightBicycle 2019/01/03

Hi Nicola, Yes, we do have asymmetric road bike rims available. You can see the rim profile from the attached picture. What rim depth do you prefer? Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Isco 2018/11/20

I am interested about your rims in youtube, can this rims 25mm for 85 kilos i look in your spec max 110 kilos , can this rims use dt swiss competition Thanks for your attention


LightBicycle 2018/11/24

Hi Isco, We have built a lot of wheels with DT Swiss competition spokes for our customers, but only MTB wheels. Usually, we don't suggest using round spokes for a road wheel. For one it would certainly gain some weight. On the other hand, it would too stiff and lack of aerodynamics. Most people go with bladed spokes. We offer Pillar Aero X-TRA 1420 and Sapim CX-Ray spokes for most of our road wheels. Will them be ok with you? If you prefer using DT spokes, they also provide bladed spokes, we can check if we are able to purchase them for you. Your weight is ok to ride on our RRU25C02 (25mm wide, 25mm deep) 700C road rims. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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mark 2018/07/03

hello please send me a quote for these rims with dt240s or extralite hubs (centre lock disc if possible), 20/24 cx-ray spokes, brass nipples, no brake track, ud finish - no logo also, please include the total weight of each option thank you


LightBicycle 2018/07/03

Hi Mark, We sent the road disc wheelset quotation to your email address. Please check. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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mark 2018/07/02

hi will you build me a pair of disc brake wheels with these rims? how much with cx-ray spokes, 20/24h, brass nipples, dt240s or extralite hubs.. and what total weight? thank you


LightBicycle 2018/07/03

Hi Mark, We sent the road wheelset quotation and wheelset weight to your email address. Please check. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Cris 2017/05/12

Would the 24c02 be a good idea to set up tubeless for an sworks tarmac???


LightBicycle 2017/05/15

Hello Cris, Thanks for your inquiry. Some of our customers gave us the feedback that it is a little difficult to do the tubeless setup on RR240C02 rim. So we’d like to recommend the 25mm wide U shape 25mm rim which is easy to setup tubeless tyres. You only have to use tubeless tape, sealant and tubeless tire. Then the rim can ride tubeless perfectly. Also, the wider rim is much stronger. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Edward 2016/12/26

I'm going to build a wheel set. Cyclocross racing only. RRu25c02 rim 28/28 hole count DT Swiss 240s disc straight pull 28/28 hole count Sapim CX Ray blades straight pull Aluminum nipples My weight is 68kg. Will the RRu25c02 rim be acceptable? Thank you, Eddie


LightBicycle 2016/12/28

Hello Eddie, Thanks for your inquiry. You are not a big rider, so the U25mm wheels are suitable for you. May i know your weight please? Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Richard 2016/11/28

Could you tell me what the weight of the u shaped 25mm rims are as disc only


LightBicycle 2016/11/29

Hello Richard, Thanks for your inquiry. The U25mm disc rim without brake tracks will be around 10g lighter. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Phil 2016/10/16

Hello can you please email me a quote for a set of these rims built with DTSwiss240s ( rim brake) , black CXRay spokes with a Campagnolo 10/11spd freehub. Somewhere around a 24/28 spoke count. Thanks.


Light-Bicycle 2016/10/17

Hello Phil, Thanks for your inquiry. Currently,for DT Swiss 240S hubs, we only have front 20H/rear 24H spoke count. If you like front 24H/rear 28H, we have Novatec A291/F482 hubs. Does it work for you? Thanks, Light-bicycle


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rik 2016/06/10

Hi, I am after a pair of 28 hole rim brake rims (non disc) but i am after the lightest ones you do. You quote a weight of 405G or- 15grams. I would them to be the lighter of the two at 390g is this possible?


Light-Bicycle 2016/06/11

Hello Rik, Thanks for your inquiry. RRU25C02 (clincher): 405 /-15g, $159/pcs Shipping with EMS is $50. All pricing in USD. We can pick up the light rims weight around 390g-400g. Does that work for you? Sorry, we cannot guarantee that the rim is 390g exactly or lighter 390g. Because the rim with lighter weight won’t be strong enough for normal riding. Thanks, Light-bicycle


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