Bontrager Aeolus 9.0 Clincher Wheelset
The new Bontrager Aelous 9.0 gives your ride that extra oomph it needs, especially for cycling events. Using high end and top quality materials partnered with wind cheating design, the new Aeolus 9.0 has evolved into the most aerodynamic wheel on the market.
It features an aerodynamic design crafted by Steve Hed, as well as a new lacing pattern paired with the best Aelous rim. The new Bontrager designed hubs have also experienced an upgrae thanks to an aerodynamic profile as well as a sturdy and faster engagement drive mechanism.
The Bontrager Aeolus 9.0 wheelset also features Ti skewers, wheel bags and the trademark Bontrager Carbon stop brake pads. Technically, inclined bike enthusiasts will also cheer to find out that the Bontrager Aelous 9.0 features alloy valve extenders thus further enhancing performance. These wheelsets are compatible with other brands such as Shimano and SRAM. They are also convertible to campy with the freehub part number 420390.
Standing at 90mm, the Bontrager Aeolus 9.0 has proven that bigger is better, as the 9.0 can hit a better performance. The wheelset is nearly 10 seconds faster than the normal wheelset when placed in a 40km time trial thanks to the lightweight OCLV (Optimum Compaction, Low Void) rim. The OCLV squeezes air pockets out between the carbon fibers, which makes for low voids. With the help of this, paired up with an aerodynamic carbon skin the product is the lightest, strongest and durable wheels on the market to date.
The wheelset also has 16 spokes with hidden nipples to let the air flow freely rather than become a hindrance on the overall airflow. Unlike other wheelsets, the Aeolus 9.0 can take any weight from riders and comes with Bontrager’s 5 year warranty, which definitely caps it all off.