For road and cyclocross
Bead Socket Technology (BSTR) for superior tubeless performance
Neo hubs accelerate quicker and last longer
Wide, low-profile rim design for better cornering and faster rolling
Compatible with Shimano and Campagnolo 9, 10, and 11-speed cassettes
Compatible with road tubeless-specific clinchers and conventional clinchers when used with tubes
2 layers of 21mm yellow tape and 44 mm valves installed for tubeless use.
The Alpha 340 Comp offers tubeless technology in a classic ultralight road wheelset. Built around speed, durability, and serviceability, the Alpha 340 Comp is ready for competition at any level for a fraction of the cost of many competitors' wheelsets. Lighter by design, the lower profile sidewalls and lighter shape of Alpha rims allows them to accelerate faster and ascend like a true climbers' wheel.
The Alpha also delivers superior control. Tubeless or used with tubes, the Alpha's rim shape to let your tire expand to its true volume to improved cornering in all conditions.
The Alpha 340 Comp’s Neo hub features a 4 pawl, 36-Point (10°) system for rapid engagement. Further machining of the Neo CNC machined shell shaves additional weight. The Neo hub includes larger bearings, and a stronger, stiffer, shoulderless axle that provides unmatched strength and reliability The laser-etched SealLock end caps lock into place and roll smoother. Sapim's Force spokes are both light and exceptionally strong, while also being aerodynamic.
When combined with specific Road Tubeless tires, the Alpha offers a ride normally only found with tubular tires and rims, but maintains the simplicity and low maintenance of a clincher. Our rims give you a clear edge
Alpha 340 Wheelsets come with pre-installed tape for tubeless use and presta valves.