The H Plus Son Archetype/Miche Primato wheelset is a excellent all rounder. A Stiff (strong) rim that is a 23mm wide and 25mm deep rim laced to reliable hubs with the best (sapim) spokes. This means it is stiff and clincher tyres will take a wider profile - this is good news for comfort and road holding. That is not the only reason to like the rim however. It is 480g so not overly heavy and every rim is consistent with the last.
Simply a top end rim without a top end price, best of all worlds really.
The wheelset with the H Plus Son Archetype rim offered is built with Miche Primato hubs. These hubs are simply fantastic. They are not the lightest at 435g/pair but that is not heavy either but that extra weight over some hubs is there for a good reason. 46mm (PCD) flanges on the rear and 40mm on the front and they are thick ones, meaning flange failure is not going to happen. The hubs bearings are my favourite size 6001C3 2RS running on a steel axle. This make these hubs suitable for heaviers rider as the axles are not going to fatigue/break and the large bearings means they can support high loads and do not wear quickly. In fact you can ride through as many floods as you like and the hubs will not mind at all. There is also proper bearing preload adjustment like you find on Campagnolo Record hubs. The Cycle Clinic keeps a full set of spares for these hubs should your need them; bearings, axles, bearings, bearing preload adjusters and freehubs.
The hubs come with a Shimano 11 speed alloy freehub (with a 10 speed spacer) or a Campagnolo 9/10/11 speed alloy freehub body. The freehubs are inter-changable without changing end caps and only two 5mm allen keys are required to get the end caps off upon which the freehub can be removed and the bearing accessed.
Quite simply a well designed hub that will give you no bother. Made in Italy too.
The wheels even in the lowest spoke count are stiff thus giving long spoke life and maximising power transfer.
With The Cycle Clinic's guarantee (against spoke failure and out of trueness) for the life of the rim offer and you have a unbeatable wheelset in terms of performance, price,cost to service and repair and reliability.
700C rim size for clincher/tubed tyres and 100/130mm spac
24F/28R wheelset is suitable for the majority of riders a rough weight limit is 95kg to get 10,000+ miles from the spokes. The front wheels is built radial with Sapim Laser spokes and the rear is built 2x with Sapim Force (triple butted) spokes. Weight 1720g
32F/32R wheelset is suitable for riders not worried about weight. All you want is a dependable set of wheels. Built with black Sapim Laser spokes front and Sapim Force (triple butted) rear. 3x lacing is used.
32F/36R is the wheelset for heavy riders or those carrying a significant load. Built 3x/4x all round with Sapim Race spoke, it will not be the lightest but it will last.
IRC Aspite Pro or Pro Wet and the IRC Roadlite X guard clinchers are the perfect partner for these rims. If you buy the tyres and tubes I will fit them as that helps protect the wheels in transit to you.
COVID 19 update. Overseas shipping is now with a courier only. UPS or Parcel force.
Orders placed in the afternoon normally get sent the next workday where possible. Orders placed before noon are often sent the same day but this is not guaranteed. Priority is given to Royal Mail Special delivery items always.
Same day disptach is not guaranteed due to volume of mail order. In general we are not operating with big delays in dispatch if any.
- Standard shipping is with Royal Mail using there 24 service. Cost £3. This is not a guaranteed service and takes 1-2 days normally but can be longer. The tracking number is not tracking but is a conformation of delivery code. If the item has been delivered to you or a neighbour then the tracking shows something otherwise it won't. If the item is needed urgently then pay for the courier/special delivery.
- For a £7 surcharge, a next day (not sunday) tracked service (from dispatch) with Royal mail special delivery is used. You get an hour delivery slot by text. It's a fine service and worth the money. This only works for items up to 2kg. beyond that it gets very expensive and Parcel Force 24 tracked is used.
- Rims are sent by courier only cost £10. Next working day service with Parcel Force. A phone number and email address must be supplied to allow me to book in. This service can also be picked for smaller items that you want delivered by Parcel Force.
- Wheels shipping cost is £15 (cost of courier + cost of the box) next day. To NI, Scottish Islands, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and that is a two day service. a surcharge
Due to the disruption in postal service, misdeliveries, customs issues and long delays all overseas shipping is now with UPS/Parcelfocre shipping, weight and destination affect price. So the following applies.
UPS is apply a £5 surcharge to all parcel picked up from 1st November to 1st January. This cost is passed onto you.
E.U countries that I ship to regularly.
Parcel Force shipping is used for a number of European countries. The price is the same for up 25kg. There is not a small parcel rate with Parcel Force. If your country is one of those then checkout is simple.Just checkout and pay. Parcel force offer a road freight service to most of Europe and it takes 2 to 5 days depending on the destination. UPS is also available on request.
Other E.U nations/outside EU customers a will see UPS rates.
However if the rate maybe wrong and the UPS rates assume a small E2 jiffy bag suitable for many small items. This if course does not apply for bigger items or multiples purchases. Quotes are available. Simply registering the website with you address e.t.c and I will provide full quote.
Therefore contact the shop for a shipping quote. Your registered shipping address will used for the UPS quote.
VAT will be removed as well and a new invoice issued. If payment has already been made a refund for excess payment will be issued.
For outside E.U customers the following applies. The order value is with VAT. VAT is 20% so order total for the parts/6 = VAT amount.
Then add the UPS shipping amount. The true amount may differ. the VAT is used if you have under paid if more is due then we will let you know. If you have over paid I will work out what and refund you.