CORE Bike: Halo provides Carbaura Carbon Gravel Wheels and Wider Deep-Part Street Rims


The staff at ISON Distribution had been at CORE Bike earlier this week, exhibiting off the most recent carbon hoops to emerge from UK model, Halo Wheels. Their roots lie very a lot within the grime, however latest years have seen Halo department out to Street and Gravel disciplines. We received the low-down on the brand new Halo Carbaura XCD35 Carbon, a gravel-dedicated wheelset weighing a claimed 1765g. Additionally on present had been their new 21mm inner width deep-section carbon rims for street. Right here’s what we all know to date.

Halo Carbaura XCD35 Carbon Gravel Wheels

halo carbaura carbon gravel rims 26mm internal width 35mm deep

That is the primary carbon wheelset we’ve seen from Halo that’s devoted to gravel using. It borrows expertise from the Carbaura Street line, adapting it for a 26mm inner rim width capable of accommodate a 50c tire (28c minimal), or perhaps a 2.2″ mountain bike tire. Because the title would recommend, rim depth is available in at 35mm, with an exterior width of 30mm.

halo carbaura gravel rim 26mm internal width tubeless ready hooked

The 700c Carbaura Carbon Gravel Wheels are shipped pre-taped, prepared for a fast tubeless setup, although their hooked rim design permits using an innertube ought to it is advisable to use one in an emergency. The rim will get a normal symmetrical profile, versus the uneven rim mattress you’ll see on Halo’s gravity-oriented wheelsets that have to be a good bit more durable.

halo carbaura xcd35 carbon gravel rim brass nipples black anodised

Black, ED-coated brass nipples for the Carbaura Carbon Gravel Wheels

The edges are laced to Halo’s 120 POE GXC hubset that was developed 2-3 years in the past for the Vapour GXC Tour aluminium gravel wheelset. There are 32 double-butted J-bend spokes within the rear wheel and 28 within the entrance, ubiquitously accessible and thus straightforward to supply ought to it is advisable to exchange one.

halo gxc hub 120 points of engagement 32 spokes lace to 26mm internal width carbon rim gravel riding

The hubs are heart lock solely, designed to run a normal 12mm thru-axle. Shimano HG and SRAM XDR freehub our bodies can be found. The 1765g claimed weight pertains to the Carbaura XCD35 Carbon wheels with a metal Shimano HG freehub physique. The SRAM XDR model is claimed to be round 25g lighter.

The Halo Carbaura XCD35 Carbon wheelset will retail at £950. The utmost system weight is 110kg.

Halo’s new 21mm vast deep-section Carbaura Carbon Rims

halo carbaura carbon road rims 21mm internal width deep section 35mm 50mm 80mm aero road

Russel Downing, former Workforce Sky rider, has been serving to Halo develop the brand new line of deep-section Carbaura Carbon rims for street biking. Essentially the most notable replace to those is the rise in inner rim width from 19mm to 21mm, permitting riders to run as much as a 32c tire. The exterior width grows to 28mm. These adjustments are consistent with the larger tire clearances we’re seeing on trendy street bike frames.

halo road rims

There are three rim-depth choices; 35mm, 50mm and 80mm, tailored for normal street using, street racing, and time trial or triathlon racing, resepctively. Sixteen stainless, butted, bladed spokes on the drive facet and simply eight spokes on the non-drive facet helps to maintain weight down; weight for the 35mm possibility is a claimed 1500g.

halo road rims aero supadrive hubs 120 poe

On the centre of those hoops is Halo’s CL RD2 hubset, the rear of which includes their Supadrive expertise boasting 120 POE for near-instant engagement.

Retail pricing for full wheelsets is as follows:

  • 35mm Deep – £999.99
  • 50mm Deep – £1049.99
  • 80mm Deep – £1099.99

Shimano HG, SRAM X-R and Campagnolo freehub our bodies can be accessible.







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