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American Classic thru axle single speed disc hubs and wheels are in stock. Left to right--10mm thru axle single speed with 10mm thru axle QR upgrade, standard QR single speed, 12mm x 142mm thru axle single speed. Retrofit kits for AC single speed hubs for 10mm or 12mm x 142mm are also available.

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Sylvain Sudrie, tri champ of France, was 11th at the 2013 World ITU Long Distance Championship. Congratulations!
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A quality carbon wheelset at a decent price that’s aerodynamic, spins up easily, is strong enough to withstand daily use across any terrain and looks good. Does it really exist? American Classic has an answer with their latest clincher wheel, the Carbon 38.

 

The ‘Carbon 38 Clincher’ is the latest offering from American Classic in its totally unoriginal but practically named range of Carbon wheels. Clincher because it uses the classic system of tyres and tubes rather than tubulars and ’38′ because it has a 38mm rim depth, 20mm less than its big brother the ‘Carbon 58 Clincher’. What the 38 lacks for in naming originality though it makes up for in technological advancements with Series 3 Carbon rims mated to an aluminum braking surface, 3 spoke laced rear wheel and a 22mm wide rim profile.

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A quality carbon wheelset at a decent price that’s aerodynamic, spins up easily, is strong enough to withstand daily use across any terrain and looks good. Does it really exist? American Classic has an answer with their latest clincher wheel, the Carbon 38.

 

The ‘Carbon 38 Clincher’ is the latest offering from American Classic in its totally unoriginal but practically named range of Carbon wheels. Clincher because it uses the classic system of tyres and tubes rather than tubulars and ’38′ because it has a 38mm rim depth, 20mm less than its big brother the ‘Carbon 58 Clincher’. What the 38 lacks for in naming originality though it makes up for in technological advancements with Series 3 Carbon rims mated to an aluminum braking surface, 3 spoke laced rear wheel and a 22mm wide rim profile.

Click here to read the whole review

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Sylvain won the nation's long distance triathlon title 3km swim, 80km bike, 20km run. Coolest tri-color champ jersey too. Sylvain is pictured with women's champ Delphine Pelletier. Congratulations!!!!

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Team United Bakeries Sykkel Norway's #1 mtb team. Riders from left to right, Jon K Svaland, Rune Høydahl, Norwegian National XC Champ Håkon Austad, Heidi Sandstø and Ole Hem

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American Classic Featured in Bicycle Retailer. Click the image below to read the full article:

"It was time for something a bit more… well ‘more’. I wanted wider rims, even greater strength and stiffness, with a considerable weight reduction too – and that was never going to come cheap. I was also pinch flatting the rear a lot due to the Gyro’s disregard for taking it steady in rock gardens (and the narrower rims), so I wanted something that was wide and tubeless ready without resorting to ghetto or converting. In the end it was American Classic’s All Mountain 29ers that fitted the brief perfectly, and while not cheap, they look like good value compared to most of the alternatives."

Excerpt from: Cyclistno1.co.uk Gary's Orange Gyro Mid-term Review 

Read the complete Gary's Orange Gyro Mid-term Review here

"These wheels are light and track and steer beautifully. They’re also relatively easy to maintain or repair thanks to the cartridge-style bearings and standard-sized spokes, all held in a 24mm deep, aluminium rim."

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we’ve found the American Classic All Mountain 29ers to be nothing short of transformational to any bike we’ve fitted them to

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Check out the original Niner Jet 9 Review: Here

 

"At an amazing 600g for the 15mm front, 712g for the 135mm DX rear, and 7g for the pair of valve stems, our1,319g Race 26 Tubeless is among the lightest aluminum wheelsets going.  In true American Classic style, this light weight doesn’t come at the expense of footprint"

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By specifications alone these wheels are something unprecedented and without much competition. Now they only have to hold up to our riding, not let us down in stiffness and durability. If they manage, they may well alter our view of what is possible with alloy wheels.

 

View the complete review here: http://twentynineinches.com/2013/01/10/american-classic-race-tubeless-29er-wheels-on-test/

 

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Compared to American Classic's heavier All Mountain Tubeless wheels, the MTB Race wheels are more flexible, mostly up front. Besides the need for regular maintenance, they have held up exceptionally well for such a lightweight wheelset and I have been using them almost exclusively. I work my bike pretty hard laterally and these wheels have never burped a tire. The tires hold solid to the rim and never roll over or feel wobbly - and that's saying something for a big guy like me. At 1480 grams, I'll bet they compete with carbon wheels from Easton or Specialized - and cost less. If you ride pretty hard and want to go the lightweight direction, I could recommend American Classic MTB Race wheels, as long as you have the skills or the resources to keep them tuned up.- ER

 

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“The latest piece of awesome to leap out of Bill Shook's brain is a new rim design resulting in a fantastically light set of tubeless wheels,” says writer Jered Gruber.

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American Classic Featured on the Cover of Peleton

 

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