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X-Treme Matrix wheels

Carbon wheels that can play with the big boys

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Weighing in at just 1050g per pair yet sticking with traditional assembly methods for easy servicing

Weighing in at just 1050g per pair yet sticking with traditional assembly methods for easy servicing (Image credit: John Stevenson)
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Brass washers keep the Sapim spoke heads firmly in place to help keep fatigue failures at bay.

Brass washers keep the Sapim spoke heads firmly in place to help keep fatigue failures at bay. (Image credit: John Stevenson)
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The aluminum freehub body is easily swapped from Campagnolo to Shimano.

The aluminum freehub body is easily swapped from Campagnolo to Shimano. (Image credit: John Stevenson)
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The uniquely reinforced rims allow for very high spoke tensions.

The uniquely reinforced rims allow for very high spoke tensions. (Image credit: John Stevenson)
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Internal reinforcing ribs keep the sidewalls from buckling under tension.

Internal reinforcing ribs keep the sidewalls from buckling under tension. (Image credit: John Stevenson)
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The minimalist front hub uses the same brass washers as the rear.

The minimalist front hub uses the same brass washers as the rear. (Image credit: John Stevenson)

The X-Treme

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