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Reynolds Assault SLG Tubular Wheelset


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    The standard, redefined.

    The Reynolds Assault SLG Tubular Wheelset is an update to the Assault, also known as one of the most versatile and well-loved wheelsets out there. The Assault SLGs can carve corners in a local criterium one day, and solidly carry you over big mountain passes the next.

    With the Assault SLG, Reynolds addresses the issue of inconsistent braking on carbon rims when the weather turns hot or rainy. Its Cryogenic Glass Transition Braking System (CTg) uses a special laminate around the braking surface to withstand high levels of heat and pairs with Reynolds' Cryo Blue Brake Pads for solid, predictable braking in a wide variety of conditions.

    Reynolds also includes its Enhanced Swirl Lip Generator (SLG) in this wheelset. There's a lot of wind tunnel tech behind it, but Reynolds essentially added a little lip of carbon under the braking track that streamlines airflow across the spokes and reduces drag. In short, SLG makes these wheels faster.

    • PR3 Hybrid Carbon rim
    • 41mm rim depth
    • Swirl Lip Generator
    • CTg braking design
    • Includes two pairs of Reynolds Cryo Blue Brake Pads
    • Item #REY000D

    Tech Specs

    Rim Depth
    41 mm
    Rim Width
    [internal] 17 mm, [external] 25 mm
    Brake Compatibility
    rim brake only
    DT Swiss AeroComp
    Recommended Use
    cyclocross, road
    Manufacturer Warranty
    3 year limited

    Tech Specs

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    Budget carbon wheel for starters

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I recently purchased Reynolds Assault SLG Tubular Wheelset.

    I love the design and had a trust in Reynolds' reputation.

    Weight of the wheel is light enough and wide rim is suitable for cruise riding. What I like the most is braking performance and the sound. Assault SLG gives crispy braking sound.

    However, power response is little below than my expectation.

    When I start dancing, it gives me feeling of 0.5 sec delay.

    Overall, Assault is quite a good wheel who wants to start with carbon wheels, but I can tell, soon you will find yourself looking for higher level carbon wheels.

    Budget carbon wheel for starters

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