Strike SLG

The Game Has Changed

The deepest rim available in the Performance line, the 62 mm STRIKE SLG heeds the call for time trial, triathlon, and criterium. This wheel, a mainstay of International TT and tri competition for years, is significantly improved in 2014 with enhanced SLG, putting competitors at an immediate disadvantage and saving valuable watts.

Available in Clincher only.



Rim Profile

Performance



Specifications

Rim Material:
Carbon
Weight:
Clincher Set: 1635g*
Width:
External: 25.00 mm , Internal: 17.00 mm
Rim Depth:
62.00 mm
Braking:
CTg
Design:
Computational Fluid Dynamics: maximized Aerodynamic profile
Spokes:
16 Front / 20 Rear
Spoke Pattern:
Front: Radial Rear Non Drive: Radial Rear Drive: 1X
Spoke Material:
DT aero comp¨
Spoke Shape:
Bladed
Nipples:
External 2.0 Alloy
Hub:
Reynolds Cycling Racing Straight-Pull Hub
New Cryo-Blue
Power Brake Pads:
Included
Wheel Bag:
No
Compatibility:
Shimano / SRAM / Campagnolo
* weights are estimates of the lightest possible configuration.

Technology

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.

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.

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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.

 

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Reviews

REYNOLDS STRIKE SLG – REVIEW

AeroGeeks reviews Strike SLG wheelset and RAP program.

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Interbike 2014: Reynolds Cycling expands road tubeless offerings

Bike World News previews the new tubeless road offerings by Reynolds Cycling for 2015.

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Cycling Plus Road Tested - Ridden and Rated

Cycling Plus awarded Reynolds Cycling AERO wheels as the 'Best on Test' in their AERO wheel test.


Reynolds Cycling launches road tubeless and expanded 2015 line

Reynolds listens to customer feedback and responds with 2015 line that provides substantial performance benefits. 

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Reynolds Cycling At Eurobike

Eurobike 2014: Reynolds listens to customer feedback and responds with 2015 line that provides substantial performance benefits. 

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EB14: REYNOLDS CARBON ROAD BIKE WHEELS GO TUBELESS, NEW DISC BRAKE OPTIONS

Eurobike 2014: Bike Rumor previews the new 2015 wheelsets by Reynolds.

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Eurobike: Reynolds launches road tubeless, expands line

Eurobike 2014: Roadbike Review previews the new 2015 line by Reynolds at Eurobike.

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Reynolds Cycling Launches Road Tubeless, Expands 2015 Line at Eurobike

Eurobike 2014: SportsMondo previews new Reynolds 2015 line at Eurobike.

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Reynolds onthult nieuwe wielsets op Eurobike

Eurobike 2014: Cycling.be previews new 2015 wheel line by Reynolds.

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INTERBIKE 2014 – DAY 4 (THE SPRINT TO THE FINISH)

Interbike 2014: Aerogeeks previews the 2015 tubeless options from Reynolds.

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REYNOLDS EMBRACES TUBELESS AND DISC BRAKES FOR CARBON CYCLOCROSS AND ROAD WHEELS – INTERBIKE 2014

Interbike 2014: CX Magazine previews Reynolds wheel advancements for 2015 at Interbike.

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Interbike 2014: Reynolds Cycling expands road tubeless offerings

Interbike 2014: Reynolds 2015 performance line featured in Bike World News.

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Reynolds Strike SLG Featured in Triathlete's 2015 Buyers Guide

The Reynolds Strike SLG was featured in Triathlete's 2015 Buyers Guide. The wheels were featured mainly because of the top level aerodynamics offered at a mid-level price. 

"The modern wide bulge section rims of the Strike SLG offer aerodynamics that are competitive with wheels that cost significantly more as well as crosswind stability that exceeds many. The carbon braking surface, in combination with Renyolds Cryto pads, provides strong and well-modulated dry braking, better than almost any carbon rim..."


2014 Reynolds Strike SLG

“Rounding out the revised performance line is the Strike SLG. The Strike SLG is intended for time trials, triathlons, and flat road races.”

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Reynolds 2014—Strike Video

"The Strike has an Enhanced Swirl Lip Generator...The small vaccuum that'screated by the lip minimizes the large vaccuum that is created from the air not attaching. So it helps the air reattach and reduce the drag."

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Reynolds Unveils 2014 Carbon Wheels—Strike SLG

"This wheel is ideal for triathlon, time trial—any event where an aerodynamic advantage may become the most important feature."

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2014 Reynolds Updates—Strike SLG

"The new Strike SLG...is already approved for mass start UCI races. Starting in 2014, UCI events will limit wheel depth to 65mm for mass start events, so this one clears that hurdle."

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Winter PressCamp Part II

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=reynolds

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