Black Inc is dazzling roadies with the launched of latest 5-spoke carbon wheelset aptly called the FIVE.
The tubeless-ready, disc brake only FIVE features a one-piece, low-profile (30mm) rim construction that still manages to tip the scales at an impressive 1318g.
“The FIVE is a class leading road wheel, engineered to perfection with striking aesthetics. It is a tubeless compatible, disc-brake only clincher wheelset and a true all rounder. FIVE is ideally suited to long days in the saddle, whether heading up a mountain climb or when the going gets fast on the tarmac. The one-piece wheel structure has been carefully optimized with CFD software for superior handling and faster performance over traditional mid-depth steel spoked wheels,” boasts Black Inc.
“The FIVE’s, one-piece, five-spoke design draws upon inspiration from the motor and automotive industry, using a unique Kamm tail design. Our engineers have validated the wheel’s performance in Black Inc’s own CFD and FEA models ensuring exceptional aerodynamics and strength based on real world road conditions,” adds the brand.
Other features that highlight the Five include 12mm thru axles, CeramicSpeed bearings and a 21mm internal rim width that’s optimized for 25mm to 28mm tires.
The FIVE sells for $3600, which is available with a Shimano HG or SRAM XD-R freehub body.
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