What is it?
The 55mm Road Disc is a speed inspired disc brake specific wheelset that thrives in faster speeds and events. The big brother to the 36mm Road Disc, the 55's are a great option for those who live in flat to rolling terrain and are looking for a disc brake specific wheelset.
With a massive 22mm internal width, the 55mm pairs perfectly with the growing popularity of running 28mm and larger tires on the road. This helps with handling, comfort, and lowering the rolling resistance for those long days in the saddle.
55mm road disc
If you are fast and want to be even faster the 55's are you weapon of choice. Great for fast flat to rolling events, the 55's excel when the speeds reach 20mph and above.
why do i need it?
If you are spending the majority of your time in your big chain ring and above 18mph, then the aero benefit of the 55mm Road Disc will be very beneficial. This includes people who ride a lot of group rides, do races or events, or even triathlons. A disc brake dedicated wheelset designed for faster speeds in a shape to improve stiffness and the balance of your wheels.
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 sleek and cool black label is an understated and stealthy look. Want to spice things up a bit? Choose a decal color option and show your speed off.
The 55mm road disc has a 22mm internal width. With this tires from 25mm up to 35mm work great.
No, the 55's have a hooked rim profile. You are free to run a tube and tire or a tubeless setup.
CWA Pro Cycling
The 55s are our team's "secret weapon" in every crit. It's noticeable how much energy we save through the course of a race.Naples, FL
Loving my Boyd wheels!Richard
Boyd Cycling makes some incredible wheels at an even better price point. We absolutely LOVE their wheels.Velovit RacingOxford, MS