The all new Shimano WH-RS61 Clincher wheelset is an unbelievable value.
This mid-priced wheelset pairs features from the most recent Dura-Ace
11-speed hub design with a new tubeless able rim.
Shimano’s up to date aluminum hoops feature 21 and 24mm respective
front/rear profiles to provide a very good balance of weight savings,
strength and aerodynamics. At nearly 21mm wide, the brand new design follows
the industry trend, delivering a much wider, more stable tire contact patch
and further aerodynamic efficiency when paired with standard 700c x 23mm
Next, the brand new hubs feature serviceable, angular contact ball bearings
and super wide rear flanges for stiffness and long life. A forged alloy
hub shell and steel axle provide a compromise between strength and
To tie it all together, The RS61 uses double butted
chrome steel bladed spokes, with 16/20 front/rear, laced radially and
2x respectively for a really perfect combination of durability, stiffness and
The WH-RS61 Wheelset includes quick-release skewers. 700c (622 ISO).
Compatible with Shimano/SRAM 8/9/10 speed and Shimano 11-speed
cassettes. Compatible with road tubeless and standard inner tube-type