Introducing the most versatile wheel in the Reynolds Performance line-up: The ASSAULT SLG. The ASSAULT, one of our most popular wheels ever, has been significantly upgraded with Reynolds’ Enhanced Swirl Lip Generator. It also boasts a new 41 mm depth and 25 mm width. The ASSAULT SLG is lighter and stiffer than its predecessors and ideal for a wide range of terrain and demands.
Available in Clincher or Tubular.
CTg stands for Cryogenic Glass Transition, a patented braking system developed by Reynolds.
The two components are Reynolds' proprietary Cryo-Blue Power polymer brake pads and hybrid carbon-fiber laminate (CTg brake track). With CTg, braking temperatures are 100*F (38*C) cooler than with other technologies.
BWI stands for Brake Wear Indicator. It is a 10mm wide red line that Reynolds embeds into the brake track.
The indicator, centered over the valve hole on both sides of the rim, becomes visible when excessive wear has occurred to indicate that the wheel needs replacing.
Reynolds introduces its Enhanced SLG (Swirl Lip Generator) rim; a lip that is 8x larger than standard SLG.
CFD analysis demonstrates a 35% aerodynamic performance improvement for the Assault SLG and Strike SLG over the previous Assault and Strike models. The performance improvement is a result of rim-shape optimization which includes Enhanced SLG.
The PR3 (Performance Rim 3) Rim Design identifies three unique areas of the rim and assigns a specific carbon fiber and epoxy formula to each. PR3 is used on the Attack, Assault SLG, Assault SLG Disc Brake, Strik SLG and Assault SLG/Strike SLG Mixed Set wheels.
CX Magazine previews the Assault SLG Disc Carbon Tubular Wheels from Summer Press Camp 2014 in Deer Valley, UT.Read Full Article
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Reynolds listens to customer feedback and responds with 2015 line that provides substantial performance benefits.Read Full Article
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Interbike 2014: Reynolds Assault SLG wheelset featured in day one of Bicycle Retailer's Interbike Daily.Read Full Article
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Interbike 2014: Reynolds 2015 performance line featured in Bike World News.Read Full Article
"The Assault has the radius hook feature of the performance line. It is 25mm wide 41mm deep."Read Full Article
“The Assault SLG wheels feature a 41mm deep profile for an increased aero advantage while still maintaining a low weight of just of 1,475 grams.”Read Full Article
"Additional aerodynamic feature is the SLG (Swirl Lip Generator). The SLG reduces the drag of the Assault wheel by about 20% from the previous year."Read Full Article
"The Assault SLG is the mid-depth all-purpose aero wheel...The new ones get SLG designed into the rim shape from the ground up for better aerodynamics."Read Full Article
Reynolds Cycling was the first company to put a carbon clincher into large-scale production. That gave them an advantage in terms of market penetration but it also meant that early adopters satisfied with their wheels didn’t necessarily progress to their newer technology. I’m beginning with this shot of the inside of the rim to show just how clean their molding is. I’ve seen a lot of carbon wheels and that level of precision at the inner wall and bead hook isn’t common. http://redkiteprayer.com/index.php?s=reynoldsRead Full Article
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