FFWD F6R-C Carbon/Alloy Wheelset with FFWD Hubs - Clincher - black/white

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One of the most chosen wheelset for the ambitious amateurs and competitive riders looking for strong carbon wheels. The F6R-C comes with a DARC™ profile on the 58mm deep and 22.4mm wide carbon clincher rims. It's a great aerodynamic wheelset that accelerates quickly and maintains speed very well. The joint of the aluminum brake surface is welded and the rim has wear indicators to advise when the rim needs to be replaced. Fast Forward wheels are lightweight and durable. They convince with a high manufacturing quality. The rims of the wheels are handmade in the Netherlands of High-Tensile TC35 carbon.

The front wheel features 20 radial aero spokes and the rear wheel features 24 double crossed aero spokes which ensure an optimum stiffness and lossless power transmission. The 7075 aluminum FFWD hubs are made by DT Swiss and feature sealed cartridge bearings for a long lasting and smooth run. Compatible with Shimano and Campagnolo 9/10/11s cassettes.

The DARC technology stands for ‘Double Arc’ which refers to the profile of the rim. This will increase the pressure just like on the topside of an airfoil. Increased pressure results in a faster airflow and less resistance on the wheel which reduces the drag.

FFWD uses High-Tensile TC-35 carbon for the majority of the lay-up. This gives the rim a very high strength with sufficient stiffness to cope with hard application of the wheels. FFWD actually uses multiple layers of different types of carbon. Only the outer layer is made of a 3K weave. Underneath this layer are layers of UDF (Uni-Directional Fiber) sheets. A mixture of different angles to resemble a uniform material. The different angles interconnect through the resin to make the wheel resistant to all kinds of forces.

All rims are molded with a process FFWD calls ECOM (Equal Compression). This means that the rims are molded with a custom-made air bag that has the inner shape of the rim. This makes sure that the pressure/compression is equal on the entire inner surface of the rim. Result is a practically void less rim section and a smooth wall on the inside of the rim. Without voids, the carbon sheets are completely fused into one system. The rim structure is much better and you can make the rim lighter and stronger.

All FFWD wheels are handmade and tested by the manufacturer, thereby small traces can be caused to the surface.
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Product Name: FFWD F6R-C Carbon/Alloy Wheelset with FFWD Hubs - Clincher - black/white
Manufacturer: FFWD
Item Code: FWD208397
Year: 2017
Material: rim: carbon
braking surface: aluminum
hub: aluminum
spokes: stainless steel
nipples: brass
Weight: approx. 1905 gram (per set | manufacturer infromation)
Rim height: 58mm
external/internal rim width: external: 22.4mm
Spokes: DT Aerolite or Sapim CX-Ray bladed spokes (not selectable)
Nipples: DT Pro Lock Brass nipples
Spokes number: FW: 20 | radial
RW: 24 | double crossed
Hub axle system: FW: 9x100mm
RW: 10x130mm
Fitting type of tire: clincher
hub: FFWD hubs made by DT Swiss
Fitting for shifting: Shimano/SRAM 9-/10-/11-speed (spacer included)
Campagnolo 9-/10-/11-speed
Included in delivery: inkl. wheel bag, quick release set, valve extensions, rimtape
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