CP DISC – fast road wheels for racing, climbing and all-round speed

The Crystal Palace series is the best-seller; these are the version for disc braked bikes. We use versatile lightweight hubs that run on sealed bearings; they’re normally set up for 12mm through-axles but can be easily converted for quick-release axles, or even 15mm through-axle on the front. They’re centre-lock disc compatible, which means of course you can fit an adaptor to use 6-bolt discs if you prefer. And they’re available with Shimano, Campagnolo or SRAM XDR freehubs.

The Crystal Palace design brief is for light, stiff wheels with excellent handling. These use the same Sapim CX-Ray spokes as on the rim-brake version, and the disc version of the Kinlin XR22 rims for excellent handling and tubeless compatibility. They’re usually built with 24 spokes front and rear to minimise weight, but of course can be built with more spokes for heavier riders or more load-carrying.

These wheels weigh in at around 1460g and are £540 a pair.