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  • HED - Stinger 3 Carbon Disc Brake Road Wheelset - Tubular - Black
    HED - Stinger 3 Carbon Disc Brake Road Wheelset - Tubular - Rear
HED - Stinger 3 Carbon Disc Brake Road Wheelset - Tubular

HED Stinger 3 Carbon Disc Brake Road Wheelset - Tubular

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    Tech Specs

    Rim Material:
    carbon fiber
    Wheel Size:
    700c
    Tire Type:
    tubular
    Rim Depth:
    33mm
    Rim Width:
    28mm
    Brake Compatibility:
    disc
    Front Axle:
    9mm quick-release
    Rear Axle:
    130mm quick-release
    Skewers:
    included
    Spokes:
    Sapim CX-Ray
    Recommended Use:
    cyclocross
    Manufacturer Warranty:
    2 year limited

    Stinger 3 Carbon Disc Brake Road Wheelset

    Change isn't always good—peanut-butter-and-pickle sandwiches are gross, no matter what people say—but when it's done right it can be awesome. HED nailed it with the Stinger 3 Carbon Disc Brake Tubular Road Wheelset, which combines new technology (hey, disc brakes!) with time-tested tubular rims for the ultimate in cyclocross awesomeness.

    Pretty much all high-performance wheels are made from carbon fiber these days, so there's no need to talk too much about it. HED did add an extra layer of carbon along the rim to boost the Stinger's durability on 'cross courses, though. The rim depth is also a shallow 33mm and the width a generous 22mm, dimensions that help manage crosswinds, reduce rolling resistance, and increase traction all at the same time. Pretty sweet.

    Disc brakes provide better modulation and stopping power, but HED wasn't satisfied by just letting you stick CenterLock rotors on and calling it good. It strengthened and stiffened its Carbon Sonic FR hubs to better handle the braking stresses generated by discs, and added front and rear grease ports for easy servicing, which is awesome when you take the general grime of cyclocross into account. HED even designed the rotors to be removable, so you can run rim brakes if you want. The Sapim CX-Ray spokes have also been redesigned to increase durability and strength. Even better, the whole set weighs just 1200g, so it won't make it tough to throw your bike over your shoulder and run through obstacles.

    • Carbon fiber
    • 28mm rim width and 33mm rim depth
    • Tubular
    • Carbon FR Sonic hubs
    • Compatible with Shimano/SRAM 9/10/11-speed and Campagnolo 11-speed groupsets
    • Sapim CX-Ray spokes
    • Compatible with CenterLock rotors