Shimano Ultegra 6800 Wheelset
In the wake of
the success of the 11
Speed Dura Ace 9000 group, this year Shimano revealed that the 11 Speed
sensation was moving down the line to the more affordable Ultegra 6800
The new Ultegra 6800 wheelset is a tubeless-ready design and employs a
flange hub and offset rim to ensure optimal stiffness and efficiency.
on the Ultegra 6800 Hubs go beyond the addition of an extra speed! In
bring the Ultegra tubeless wheels up to date with the new 11 speed
6800 hubs have been updated with a new freehub that features a new cone
adjustment system designed to diffuse quick release tension, reducing
on the bearings to enable smoother spinning and increased durability.
In place of
the double lock system normally found on most cup and cone hubs is a
ring hidden under an end cap. To adjust it you simply remove the end
cap with a
5mm allen, and rotate the ring to eliminate any play in the bearings.
messing with cone spanners! Hubs weigh 10 grams less than previous
allowing the wheelset to weigh in at 1,640 grams (claimed).
and cone bearing system
count: Rear (20 straight pull), Front (16 straight pull)
weight: 1,640 grams (set)
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