FALCON WHEELSET R35 Road/CX

U shape 35mm depth Hand-built 700C carbon 25mm wide clincher road bicycle wheels for tubeless compatible

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 R35
  • Size 700C
  • Series FALCON
  • Use Road/CX
  • Type Clincher
  • Tubeless Ready
  • Inner/Outer Width 17.9mm/25mm
  • Depth 35mm
  • ERD 570mm (not including nipple head dimension)
  • Weight 435+/-15g
  • Offset 0mm (symmetric)
  • Weight Limit 125kg
  • Spoke Tension 100 ~110kgf (radial) /115 ~130kgf (disc) front, 120~130kgf rear
  • Spoke Hole Angle ±5°
  • Tire Pressure (with 25C) 120psi max
  • Tire 21C-38C 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 Black

TECH

Whether you’re chasing KOMs, racing criteriums, or preparing for your first Gran Fondo, the R35’s are ready to take you to the next level. The deep profile is easy to handle in crosswinds, and comfortable to ride on rougher roads or rolling terrain.

Coming in at only 435g per rim, the U35 is designed to help you soar up the climbs while still given you that aerodynamic edge when the road becomes flat. The 17.9mm internal width works with anything from a 23mm to 33mm road or Cyclocross tire.

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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

Sam: I rode it today and it runs and sounds great! I am thrilled with the wheelset. Thank you for your assistance. Attached are pics of my bike with the 35mm carbon wheelset, DT Swiss hubs, new ultegra crankset, ultegra cassette, ultegra chain, continental GP 5000 tires!
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Murph: I’m loving my new wheels, I just finished refreshing my Moots with a new Enve seat post, stem, fork, Easton EC90 Aero bars and wanted to share an updated picture of my bike. This bike has 30,000 miles on it.
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Light Bicycle: Rims: R35 non-disc, 700c, falcon, 24/24H Hubs: Bitex RAR9/RAF10 J-bend Non Disc QR / 100mm QR / 130mm Spokes: Sapim CX Ray Nipples: Sapim Brass Black
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Light Bicycle: RRU35C02 Non Disc - Grooved Graphene Surface matte UD 20H W-hole external hole RRU35C02 Non Disc - Grooved Graphene Surface matte UD 24H W-hole external hole HUB-F Chris King R45 QR / 100mm J-bend Non Disc Matte Punch Pink 20H NBK HUB-R Chris King R45 QR / 130mm Shimano Road 11S J-bend Non Disc Matte Punch Pink 24H 45T NBK SPOKE Sapim CX Ray Black J-bend uncertain NIPPLE Sapim Aluminium Black Polyax Secure Lock External
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Carl: Thank you for the updates and communications during these difficult times. I have built the rims with DT Swiss C180 hubs, CX-Ray spokes, and Sapim Polyax nipples. I have fitted Schwalbe Pro One 28mm tubeless tyres. The result is a brilliant set of wheels! I am very happy with the way the wheels handle - they feel very responsive to steering and acceleration; they also deal well with the bumpy roads we have in the countryside in Surrey (UK). Braking in dry weather is fantastic (better than aluminium rims); I have not yet tried them in the rain.
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Light Bicycle: DT SWISS 350 QR / 100mm J-bend Non Disc Black 20H NBK DT SWISS 350 QR / 130mm Shimano Road 11S J-bend Non Disc Black 24H 18T NBK SPOKE Pillar Aero X-TRA 1420 NIPPLE DT SWISS Brass Black R35 Non Disc - High TG Surface 20H matte UD With Holes R35 Non Disc - High TG Surface 24H matte UD With Holes
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COMMENTS

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Cosimo 2021/01/19

Hi, I have a Shimano 105 2x10s road bike...I only need a thickness to make wheels compatible right? And there is a shipping method to not pay custom tax? Thank you.


LightBicycle 2021/01/20

Hi Cosimo, Are you also using the Shimano 105 caliper on your bike 700C rim brake? If so, the compatible rim width range is 20.8-28mm. The R35 (17.9mm internal, 25mm outer width, 35mm depth). would be ok to mount on your bike. What would be the shipping address of your order? We do have tax-prepaid delivery available for EU countries and the UK. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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marco 2019/10/03

Buongiorno. Sono un possibile cliente interessato alla vostra ruota in carbonio modello 700 c falcon r 35. volevo capire se la ruota e' per copertoncino oppure per tubolare, utilizzabile per 11 velocita shimano no freni disco e se si possono avere in Italia e se si quali altri costi doganali ci possono essere. Grazie per la disponibilita


LightBicycle 2019/10/04

Hi Marco, Thanks for your inquiry! We have both clincher or tubular clincher rim brake wheelsets 700. Do you like clincher or tubular? We have 25mm wide, 35mm deep/45mm deep/55mm deep. What depth do you prefer? Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Charles 2019/08/30

Hello Lightbicycle - Team, i am a heavy biker - 120 kg - and I am looking for a RIM Carbon wheelset. I would like Hubs from White Industries T11 (in red) as Campagnolo. And maybe Sapim RX spokes. 38-45mm depth and 23-25mm are okay. If you ship to Germany do you offer pre paid tax duty ? Thank you for your quote. Cheers, Charles


LightBicycle 2019/08/31

Hi Charles, We can make a reinforced version rim for you since you are a heavy rider. I will get back to you when I have the estimated weight of the reinforced version rim, note that there will be USD8 added to each rim for additional carbon fiber. For non disc wheelset hubs White Industries hubs T11, we only have front 20H/rear 24H in stock here. If you like front 24H/rear 28H hubs, is it Hope RS4 or Novatec hubs okay for you? Thanks, Lightbicycle


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George 2019/05/05

Are the WRU35C02 wheelsets (or any of the other 25mm width wheelsets) only available from the Global site? Also can this wheelset only be made with the Bitex hub if I want a Campagnolo freehub?


LightBicycle 2019/05/06

Hi George, 1. Our North America warehouse only stock some popular models and configurated product. Mostly MTB rims/wheels. 2. We do have DT SWISS hubs (350/240s) came with the Campagnolo freehub, will this ok with you? The reason why the option is not available online is that we only make the most popular options available so most people don't have to face too many options. The fact is that the Light Bicycle offers a lot of hub options, Bitex, Novatec, DT SWISS, I9, Onyx, Hope, Tune, Carbon Ti, Extralite, White Industries, etc. Which hubs do you prefer for your road wheelset 700C? We can quote accordingly for you. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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michael 2019/04/14

I'm in the US. Are you able to build a road rim brake clincher wheel set using the RRU55c02-25mm rims, DT 240 front hub, and a power tap G3 rear hub. I would be interested in J-bend CXray spokes and red nipples, no graphics, UD matte finish, brake pads, no valve stem and no rim strips. thanks, mike


LightBicycle 2019/04/15

Hi Michael, yes, we can get power tap G3 hub from our North American warehouse. I have our US team to reach you and make a quotation of RRU35C02 road brake clincher wheelset for your check. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Ming 2019/03/19

Hi, for all your non-disc U-shape clincher wheelset e.g WRU35C02 do they have the High TG Resin with Graphene brake track as standard?


LightBicycle 2019/03/20

Hi Ming, For our road wheels, they are with high TG resin brake surface defaulty. If you like graphene grooved brake surface, it is USD60 added for one wheelset. You can leave a message on the order that you like graphene brake surface, we can see it and will double check with you once getting your order and message. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Andrea 2017/08/30

Hello, can you build a wheelset with: 35mm U shaped rim without brake track (for disc) 24/24H Sapim CXRay Novatec 411/412 hubs for 6 holes disc? Finish is UD matte. What would be prices and weights for these wheels (delivered in Italy) all included? Thank you and best regards.


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Joe 2017/04/05

Can you get the road bike wheelsets without the braking surface? My road bike has disc brakes.


LightBicycle 2017/04/06

Hello Joe, Thanks for your inquiry. We can manufacture the road rims without brake tracks for disc wheels. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Robert 2017/03/10

Please could you send a drawing of the RRU35C02 and RRU45C02 rim cross sections. Also, is it possible to supply a wheelset with 35mm deep front wheel rim and 45mm deep rear wheel rim?


LightBicycle 2017/03/11

Hello Robert, Thanks for your inquiry. Please find attached rims profile of U35mm and U45mm. We can build the wheels with front U35mm/ rear U45mm rims. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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PJC 2017/01/18

Hello, Is it possible U35 disc 28h with dt 240 and cx-ray with shipping to Canada ? Thanks


LightBicycle 2017/01/19

Hello PJC, Thanks for your inquiry. Sure. The U35mm disc wheelset built with DT 240S disc standard hubs and Sapim cx-ray spokes is $970/pair. The delivery cost is $78 for one wheelset to Canada by EMS If you would like to place an order, please confirm the full order details (weave, finish, hole count, decal requirements, hubs axle size), then I can create the purchasing link for you. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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simon 2017/01/12

hi guys, Just enquiring: is the braking surface on the U Shaped rim a high temp resin or a basalt surface of similar rims? I have had previous rims -(others) and they squeal and pulse under braking. Can you cost up a U rim in 35 front, and 50 rear Shimano on Novatec A/F rear, Pillar suitable for 85kg - 28 spoke set up..? thanks Simon


LightBicycle 2017/01/13

Hello Simon, Thanks for your inquiry. Our U-shape rim is with special material and New high TG resin, it will provide better braking surface performance than basalt braking surface. For 50mm depth rim, it is V-shape. We suggest you to try our U-shaped 45mm or 55mm wheels. Please find our quotations as below. All pricing in USD. -U35 front/ U45 rear wheelset (with Novatec A291/F482 SL version 28H hubs): $558/pair -U35 front/ U55 rear wheelset (with Novatec A291/F482 SL version 28H hubs): $566/pair If you would like to place an order, please confirm the full order details (weave, finish, hole count, decal requirements), then I can create the purchasing link for you. Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Charles 2016/11/23

Dear all, can you build a wheelset with: 35mm U shaped rim without brake track (for disc) 24/24H Sapim CXRay Novatec 411SB/412SB CL or Hope RS4 Centerlock hubs? What would be prices and weights for these wheels (delivered in France) all included? Thank you very much!


LightBicycle 2016/11/24

Hello Charles, Thanks for your inquiry. Currently, only Novatec 411SB/412SB straight pull center lock 24H hubs are available, not Hope RS4 center lock hubs. Please find our quotations as below. All pricing in USD. WRU35C02 (with Novatec disc hubs, Sapim cx-ray spokes): weight 1436 /-25g, $675/pair Thanks, Lightbicycle


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Tommy 2016/10/24

LB, I configure this bike with Bitex hub and total weight is somehow lighter than using DT240s, is that correct? Total weight with Bitex is Weight: 1352.14g /-25. While with DT240s, weight is 1414g. Do you mind posting a screenshot of the actual weight on the scale of both front and back wheel, please? Tommy


Light-Bicycle 2016/10/25

Hello Tommy, Thanks for your inquiry. Yes, Bitex are the lightest hubs we have here. It is much lighter than DT 240S non disc hubs. -Bitex RAF10/ RAR9: 259g/pair -DT 240S J-bend non disc hubs: 320g/pair We can take pictures of the wheelset weight before shipping. Does it work for you? Thanks, Light-bicycle


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Tommy 2016/10/25

But are you confident of the listed weight ie. that the final weight won't be far from there? Sorry, I climb mountains a lot so weight is very important for me. Cheers, Tommy


Light-Bicycle 2016/10/26

Hello Tommy, It will be great if you reply us by email directly And once you are ready to order, we will create the purchase link based on the record we discussed. Thank you. Yes, we are sure that the final weight is with a tolerance /-25g, so it won’t be far from there. Any question please feel free to contact us. Thanks, Light-bicycle


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immanuel 2016/09/27

Hi , can you build this wheelset ? 35mm U shape rim Bitex bx306FG 15x100 Bitex bx 306R 10x135 alu nippels pillar straightpull ? or this details with Novatec D411SB / D412 sb or Novatec D411Cb / D412 CB hubs ? Regards Immanuel Immanuel


Light-Bicycle 2016/09/28

Hello Immanuel, Thanks for your inquiry. Recently, only Novatec D411SB/D412SB 24H/24H hubs are available. Does that work for you? Regarding the rear hub, is that 10*135mm thru axle? With freehub Shimano ROAD 11s? The U35mm wheelset built with Novatec Novatec D411SB/D412SB and Pillar x-tra 1420 straight pull hubs is $631/pair. Thanks, Light-bicycle


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Scott 2016/09/24

Are the dt 240 hubs that you use convertible between QR and thru axle?


Light-Bicycle 2016/09/27

Hello Scott, Thanks for your inquiry. For DT 240S hubs, do you like road or MTB? Because only DT 240S mtb hubs are available to be converted between QR and thru axle, but you have to buy the convert kit separately. Thanks, Light-bicycle


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