New Stan's No Tubes Carbon Wheels Prioritize Radial Compliance - Sea Otter Classic

Low-profile carbon rims are gaining popularity. Expect to see others follow suit.

New Stan's No Tubes Carbon Wheels Prioritize Radial Compliance - Sea Otter Classic

The amount of perceived "comfort" built into a carbon wheel is a hot topic right now, which is largely the result of vertical/radial compliance. If we look back to where it all began, Stan's NoTubes was among the first brands to really discuss the importance of this type of compliance years ago. New for 2018, they're introducing two new low-profile rims and wheelsets that continue with the theme – the Crest CB7 and Arch CB7.

The 23mm and 26mm inner width wheels are designed for XC/marathon and trail/enduro use, respectively. They're backed by a five-year warranty and lifetime crash replacement. Both wheels feature 100% CNC machined hubs with 6-pawl (10-degree) simultaneous engagement. 

Crest CB7

Arch CB7

Visit www.notubes.com for more details.


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Photos by Jake Van Heel

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