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Reserve 22 Carbon Wheelset

SKU: 210000114602

Reserve 22 Carbon Wheelset

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The Santa Cruz Reserve 22 Carbon Wheelset make all-road riding as fun as you can handle with long-lasting quality and dependability.

Show up at a gravel event, and you’d be forgiven for thinking you were transported back into the late 1980s. Gravel riding offers a bit of roll-your-own style, but these types of races and rides favor light weight over bump absorption, so most opt to leave the suspension at home.

This resurgence of rigid bike riding has borne a variety of ways to reduce the chatter and impact of these less-than-smooth surfaces. Whether it’s an undamped carbon leaf spring, a shortened version of a telescopic suspension fork, or simply stuffing the biggest tire possible into a bike frame, everyone’s looking to take the edge off. That’s what we set out to solve with the Reserve 700c.

In another first for us, the 700c rim has a bead hook that looks a bit like a UST rim, which provides some added burp-resistance when you’re running low pressures with narrow tires. The Reserve 700c is 22mm wide, and will play nicely with tires between 30 and 45mm.

  • 700c x 22mm
  • Built with Sapim CX-Ray bladed spokes
  • Optimized for ride feel and compliance on rough surfaces
  • Available with DT Swiss 350 or Industry 9 Torch Road hubs
  • 700c rim features a slight bead hook to reduce burping at low pressures
  • Lifetime warranty