Key Specs

Weights (average): 1500g / pair
Rim widths:
29.5mm external / 21mm internal
Rim depth & size: 45mm, 700c
Tubes / No Tubes / Clincher: Compatible
Included: Dark Matter brake pads, QR skewers,10/9 speed converter, tube/no tube rim tape
Custom Built To Order: 4-6 weeks peak season, 1-2 weeks low season
Priced: Per Pair (front + rear)

Great For

Lighter Riders: upto 90kg
Road / Off Road: effortless, fast, precise & super smooth
Ride Everywhere: road, gravel, track, crit, CX
All Weather: enhanced grip & great cross wind stability
Race. Train. Looking good always.

Custom Shop FortyFives – Black Lightning Superlight Road Edition

Spin On These Revolution Series FortyFives for mile after mile of all-terrain fun. If you’re looking for one pair of wheels to enjoy everywhere and in all conditions, we think you just found ’em. From relentless fast crit race pace to pumelling gravel trails for hours on end on your next epic adventure.

Let our Custom Shop build ’em your style by selecting hub finish and colours below.

This is our lightest FortyFive build, intended for use in rim braking bikes with QR axles only.  These wheels cannot be used with disc rotor braking or other axle types, and cannot be converted. Please check out our Disc and Dual Brake wheels for multi-axle options with disc and rim braking combined in one set of awesome, money saving, multi-bike wheels.


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Revolution Series Black Lightning Edition deep gloss rims built onto our dedicated road hubset, the lightest and stiffest hubset in our range.  These wheels are strictly for use in traditional rim braking race bikes with QR axles.

If your bike uses disc brakes, please see our range of Multi-Axle dual braking builds.

Why fight the wind when you can surf it?  You can when you Spin On These Revolution Series wheels

Weights (average, grams):
Front 665 / Rear 835 / Pair 1500

Rim Width, Depth (mm), Profile & Finish:
Revolution Series 29 wide x 45 deep 3DM Toroid aero profile

Rim Graphics & Finish:
Black Lightning – jet black stealth graphics protected by a deep gloss easy care clear finish over concentric carbon weave

SPN Precision lightweight forged alloy SLR hubset for rim braking and QR axles

Spokes Front:
20 – laced radial

Spokes Rear:
24 – laced 2-cross / 2-cross

Spoke Finish / Type / Material:
Black oxidised / elliptical aero bladed & double butted / superlight 18/8 grade stainless steel

Nickel steel silver, tubeless sealant compatible

11 / 12 Speed Drivetrain:
Shimano/SRAM 11/10/9 standard, Campag 11 Optional, SRAM AXS/XDr 12 speed Optional

Tubeless Compatible:
Yes. Tubeless sealant, valves & tyres not included

What’s In The Box:
Wheels – Front and Rear Pair. Plus tubes / no tubes rim tape, Dark Matter carbon ceramic brake pad set, Quick Release skewers, 11 speed to 10/9/8 speed freehub converter if bought with Shimano/SRAM 11 drive

Warranty – One year, non-transferable

Crash Replacement Program – discounted replacement parts are available for the lifetime of the original owner