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£200 OFF TO CLEAR: 2019 Kinetic-One K1-50UC Carbon wheels (2 way fit)
£200 OFF TO CLEAR: 2019 Kinetic-One K1-50UC Carbon wheels (2 way fit)
£200 OFF TO CLEAR: 2019 Kinetic-One K1-50UC Carbon wheels (2 way fit)
£200 OFF TO CLEAR: 2019 Kinetic-One K1-50UC Carbon wheels (2 way fit)
£200 OFF TO CLEAR: 2019 Kinetic-One K1-50UC Carbon wheels (2 way fit)
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£200 OFF TO CLEAR: 2019 Kinetic-One K1-50UC Carbon wheels (2 way fit)

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INTENDED USE: Our "Do Everything" carbon wheelset. This wheelset is ideal for Time Trials, Triathlons, and also spot-on for sportives, bunch-racing, and general road work. 

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The 50UC continues to be one of the most popular wheelsets we produce and is an ideal upgrade for athletes seeking quality British handbuilt wheels on a ‘sensible’ budget.

Designed to be aero, to be strong and at 1550 grams in the standard “aero”version (with a 1470 gram option available too)  ........ to be extremely light too.


Your wheels are hand built here in the UK by Andy Morgan, owner and founder of k1 wheels. Turnaround time is 5-6 days)






With a choice of 23mm or 25mm wide rims it is aimed at those riders who prefer an ultra modern rim profile - critically without going too wide to cause frame clearance issues! The handling characteristics and strength of modern U rims is superb - even in pretty serious crosswinds - especially when compared to the V-rims of only a few years ago.


Optimised for tyres from 23c, 25c, 28c right  right up to 40c and beyond. Please make sure your frame can take a wider rim if you go for this option! Or contact us if you’re not sure... we do like to help our customers get it right first time.

Perfect for running tyres at lower pressure, whether you choose clincher or TUBELESS tyre setup!  And of course .......... far more aerodynamic and faster rolling than traditional hoops! 


In terms of rim width we think we've really hit the sweet spot. We carefully explored all of the many possible widths that aero wheels are being developed in. We developed and continually honed our own testing protocols to this effect - and critically we looked at a whole raft of practical "real-world" issues too that many rim makers simply overlook.

Yes its possible to go wider but at what point do wheels begin to compromise the frame. The last thing you want is to find that your carbon wheels rub your frame the moment you get out of the saddle! 23-26 wide is in our view the best blend of performance and practical usability in our experience. And your bike will almost certainly run optimally with one of these options


Whether you intend to go wider or narrower - we'll have the right wheelset for you! And if you have an even narrower clearance frame - we can special order in some 20mm rims for you and we do find that's the only solution for users of many older bike models.

   



NOTE: The 50UC wheelset is ideal for UK roads and descents in all but the hottest weathers. If you are intending to ride/race very long descents in hot weathers (such as alpine summer sportives) or just want a more familiar braking feel - you may want to look at our full-carbon filament wound wheels.. and please do read our page on safe braking and care for your carbon wheels HERE
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Technical Specification

RIM Full Carbon Clincher  700 C - With Titanium wire reinforced braking surface - for strength and high-end heat transfer properties on braking.

50mm U-shaped, 23 or 25 mm wide,  Full carbon Clincher rim - TUBELESS COMPATIBLE.  UD MATTE CARBON
 
FREEHUB FITTING SHIM/SRAM 7/8/9/10/11 or  CAMPAG 9/10/11
HUB Ambrosio Italian sealed hubs as standard 
BEARINGS Sealed Cartridge throughout – All hub types
SPOKE OPTION PSR Aero. Or K1 Bladed 
NIPPLES Alpina Blu power Nyloc Self-locking (the best!)
RIM TAPES Included
QUICK RELEASE Included
Carbon specific brake pads Included
WEIGHT (without QR/tapes)
1550 GRAMS PER PAIR  - AERO VERSION.

1500 GRAMS PER PAIR  AEROLIGHT and ULTIMATE VERSION

1470  GRAMS PER PAIR  SUPERAEROLIGHT VERSION
 
SUGGESTED MAX RIDER  110kg

 Shipping Weight 

Weight: 4kg

Reviews

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Aaron Blake - Cheshire
A friend put me onto this brand and I plumped for their carbon wheels after several useful email exchanges. My wheels are now a year old and I am very pleased with them. Deservedly 5***** in my opinion.
Des Lewis - Telford
Having previously bought a Kinetic-one bike it seemed a logical upgrade to go for these wheels. (They were about half the price of the Reynolds wheels they also do and I wasn''t sure I''d notice the difference to be honest - so i thought i''d save myself almost a grand and buy these!) They are Superfast wheels and very strong.
ian brownhill - Dudley west midlands
just returned from doing the cat in Cheshire ,my first decent distance with my new wheels absolutely brilliant lovely smooth ride and the company great to deal with.
Matt C - Salisbury
Quick no hassle friendly service.Arrived on time and looked great. And most importantly they made me go faster !! Very happy and would recommend especially if your on a budget . Happy days:))
Fiona Macleod - Brockworth
Beautiful wheels! Understated elegance and added speed. What's not to love!
Graham Perkins - Sittingbourne, Kent
I first contacted Andy with may questions about his wheels and it wasn't long before he put my mind at rest. I was so impressed with the amount of knowledge he had I didn't hesitate to purchase a pair of carbon wheels with alloy brake surface. The wheels are just great and a big improvment over my fulcrum racing 3's I had. They are stiff with no flex espeically up the hills. They roll fantastically and what surprised me the most was how much better they were up the hills too. The service is second to none and Andy was always there if I had anything to ask. Cracking wheels considering the price and great looking to. Oh and very light too!!! Thanks again Andy.
Jonathan Whitaker - Wakefield, uk
I decided on the K1 50s and the intro offer was really good value. The wheels perform brilliantly. Really smooth, stuff and cornering feels great. After a couple of weeks I found one of the spoke nipples was loose. I emailed Kinetic one and they had the wheel picked up quickly. Few days later it was back with me and all sorted. Communicstion was great, and I'd go as far as saying their customer service was just as good as their wheels. I would recommend these wheels to anyone who wants great performance, great looks and a fantastic price. Very very happy.
Reuben Smith - Ely
Just wanted to pass on more thanks to you! I completed the iron distance Outlaw triathlon on Sunday, in the most horrific conditions! I saw plenty of people blown clean off their bikes, as well as many more blown off course. I however was very happy with my medium section wheelset! Just as you advised and predicted, they were a perfect compromise for when you only have one wheelset. No complaints whatsoever from me. As and when I'm in need of another wheelset, I won't be looking anywhere else.
Guy Willetts - Nottingham
Lovely self assured wheels that roll brilliantly
Ceri Stone - UK
I love the wheels. They are great value for money and after getting to stick 60 miles into them over the weekend they are exactly what I was looking for. Aerodynamic enough to cut through strong winds and light and stiff enough to glide up the Welsh hills and respond when I put the hammer down. Brilliant set of wheels.