what is it?
Despite the growing popularity of disc brake, many people have a favorite rim brake bike, and they're in no hurry to get rid of it. New rim brake wheelsets can be hard to find at a budget price, and scouring the used market for a wheelset always has it's disadvantages. The Prologue 44mm rim brake is the ideal blend of weight, aero gain, and crosswind stability.
Our most popular wheel since 2015, the 44mm depth now has a version designed for the Prologue series for an unrivaled price to performance ratio. At just 1605 grams this wheelset is equally at home on a mountain road, flying along the coast, or hammering your local group ride. If you need one wheelset to do it all, the carbon Prologue 44mm clincher is the wheelset for you.
Carbon Tubeless Ready Rim Brake Clincher
Textured Rim Brake
|Hubs||Skyuka Road Hubs|
|Spokes||Pillar Aero 1423|
|Nipples||Pillar DSN double square brass nipples|
695 grams front / 910 grams rear
|Recommended Tire Size||25mm to 32mm for road|
Tubeless Rim Tape Installed
The Skyuka hubs have durability in mind. While this can add a few grams over the Quest hubs, the Skyuka hubs have unbeatable torque handling with 4 pawl engaging simultaneously on 36 teeth (which gives a quick 10 degrees of engagement).
Whether you love running tubeless or want to use an inner tube we have you covered. Wheels come pre-taped with tubeless tape and with tubeless valves. Don't want to run tubeless? Simply remove your tubeless valves, the tubeless tapes makes for the best possible rim strip.
We know you want to be able to run a variety of tires any any pressure you want. By offering a hooked rim profile you can choose your tire at your pressure and feel secure.
Gone are the days when you would need a heavy alloy wheel to ride every day and then swap to the fast wheels for special purpose. Use these special wheels every day, every ride, everywhere.
Why do i need it?
Chances are unless you spent multiple thousands of dollars on your bike, the wheels are lacking in quality. You’re not going to want to spend more on wheels than your bike, but you always want an upgrade. The Prologue 44mm clinchers will be that upgrade that will have the most impact on your bike’s performance and one you’ll enjoy every day.
Your wheels deserve the human touch. Our wheelbuilders put the same care into every wheelset that they would their own. Whether you are just riding for fun or winning a national championship, you deserve the confidence in knowing your wheels are built right.
Let your wheels say something without being too loud. The 44mm grey label is clean and subtle. Want to spice things up a bit? Choose a decal color option and show your speed off.