AERO 46

Speed, Control, Perfection.

The AERO 46 is one of Reynolds’ signature wheels as its DET™ rim profile provides the optimal balance of aerodynamics, stiffness and comfort in just about any discipline. As a great all-rounder, it is equally well suited to criteriums, road races and time trials. Given it’s plenty tough and sheds mud and sand as well as the wind, the 46 AERO will confidently handle any CX course it encounters too.

Available in Clincher or Tubular.


Rim Profile

Performance



Specifications

Weight:
Clincher Wheel: 720g*
Tubular Wheel: 515g*
Width:
External: 26.20 mm , Internal: 16.00 mm
Rim Depth:
46.00 mm
Braking:
CTg
Design:
Computational Fluid Dynamics: A2 Wind Tunnel Verified
Spokes:
16 Front / 20 Rear
Spoke Pattern:
Front: Radial
Nipples:
Internal 5mm Hex x 2.0
Hub:
Reynolds Racing Design Straight-pull with DT Swiss 240 Internals
Compatibility:
Shimano / SRAM / Campagnolo
Included:
Cryo-Blue Power Pad Brake Pads, Wheel Bag, RC Race Skewers, Rim Strips
* weights are estimates of the lightest possible configuration.

Technology

CR6 (Carbon Rim 6) is the precise method of assigning different carbon fiber and lay-ups to6 rim regions.

Reynolds specifies type of fiber, epoxy and resin adjusting the specs to achieve the perfect tensile strength, stiffness and elongation for each rim model.

Each batch is certified according to Reynolds’ specifications.

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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. 

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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.

DET smoothes turbulent, excited, energized airflow and re-attaches it to the aerodynamic surface, effectively reducing aerodynamic drag. DET is Reynolds’ superior aerodynamic technology used on RZR 92 and all AERO wheels.

ISH is a “step” contour at the outer perimeter of the clincher hook that helps create a predictable airflow over the surface of the rim. It also increases the lateral stiffness of the wheel. ISH is used on 46 AERO, 58 AERO, and 72 AERO.

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