30mm Profile Alloy Clincher Wheelset
Hub:- Shimano/Sram Only
The Garda is a robust, smooth-rolling wheel that can provide the longevity of a training wheel with the heart of a racing wheel.
A simple and classic setup of a 30mm low profile pinned rim laced to a cartridge bearing hub with a sexy new duplex spoke pattern lays the foundation of a great wheel that just keeps on going, mile after mile and year after year.
Hubs-The Garda hubs uses two types of bearings in the rear hub. Two cartridge bearings complement two high quality Cup and Cone bearings.
Replaceable ball bearings offer incredible longevity and impressive smoothness, while the cartridge bearings offer easy replacement.
Garda DS Specification
Rim (size) 700C 700C
ETRTO 15-622 15-622
Rim Type Pinned 6061 Clincher Pinned 6061 Clincher
Rim Finish Matt Black (Anodized) Matt Black (Anodized)
Spokes 20 (Paired) 24 (Paired)
Shape 3.2mm Aero 3.2mm Aero
Material Sandvik Stainless Steel Sandvik Stainless Steel
Nipple Material+Gauge Brass 14G Brass 14G
Spoke Brace n/a No
Lacing Radial (Duplex Spoke Pattern) 2-Cross (Duplex Spoke Pattern)
Bearings (#) 2 Cartridge 2 Cartridge +2 C&C
Freehub Type n/a Shimano
Freehub Switchable n/a No
Freehub Material n/a Steel
Axle Width (O.L.D.) 100mm 130mm
Axle Material Alloy Cr-Mo
Skewer Type QR QR
Weight) 925g* 1220g* (Shimano)
*Weighed with rim tape, no skewers.
Compatible with the new Shimano 11 speed standard as well as 9 and 10 speed cassettes.