- Reynolds RZR 92 Carbon Tubular Front Wheel
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Reynolds RZR 92 Carbon Tubular Front Wheel
The Reynolds RZR 92 is the first non-disc wheel designed and built for the precise demands of time trialing and triathlon. It’s stiff, responsive and aerodynamic, with astonishingly low mass.
Top Features of the Reynolds RZR 92 Carbon Tubular Front Wheel
- Rim Depth:
- Spoke Patterns: Radial Front 20
- Weight: 660g
- Hubs: RZR Full Carbon
- Front Spokes: Carbon NACA Aero
- Brake Pads: Reynolds Cryo Blue
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
The ultra deep profile was developed using proprietary computational fluid dynamics–the same techniques used to design, optimise, and validate airflow for US Navy unmanned drones and guided missiles.
The 92mm rim depth terminates in a razor sharp trailing edge that creates the smoothest possible conformal shape for re-attachment of separated and turbulent air. Reynolds also further enhanced the unique trailing edge contour by attaching 12 N.A.C.A. 0033 airfoil, full carbon-composite spokes virtually zero drag. The spokes terminate in a full carbon Torque Flange hub with a double carbon wall for extreme lateral stiffness, and full carbon axle.
The innovative tyre mounting and brake-track region of the rim of the RZR 92 is another Reynolds exclusive. They've made the tyre bed 70% larger and 30% deeper than the traditional tubular profile, for nearly seamless tyre-to-rim airflow continuity.
The RZR 92 aerodynamic section accommodates tyres from 19mm to 22mm with no increase in drag as tyre diameter increases. Typically a narrower tyre will result in a lower drag value, due to the fact that a narrower tyre moves the thickest portion of the aerodynamic shape rearward, reducing separation. With the increasing popularity of wider tyres in TT and Triathlon, the RZR 92 is designed to accommodate wide tyres without sacrificing performance.
In addition, they have added a channel that runs around the rim on the centerline of the tyre mounting surface to create additional clearance for the stitching and cloth tape covering. This feature promotes optimal contact between the round tubular tyre and the rim to ensure the tyre stitching and tape covering will not “waddle” from bottoming out on the rim.
This optimal contour reduces rolling resistance variability caused by tyre gluing. Unlike ovoid designs, the RZR 92 does not compromise braking performance or frame fit. The sidewalls of the RZR 92 are parallel for predictable, strong braking, but the sidewall placement and termination is unique.
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