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Hope RD40 Pro 5 Carbon Clincher Disc Rear Wheel - 700c
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Hope RD40 Pro 5 Carbon Clincher Disc Rear Wheel - 700c

This item was discontinued 28th July 2023.

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Hope RD40 Pro 5 Carbon Clincher Disc Rear Wheel - 700c
The RD40 is Hope's game changing carbon road/cyclo cross wheels. Combining the latest in carbon technology with Hope's all new Pro 5 straight pull hubs these wheels were designed for uncompromised performance for a wide range of disciplines.
Pro 5 Hub
Building on Hope's 30+ years of manufacturing hubs, the Pro 5 is the combination of all of there experience into a product to meet and exceed the demands of current and future bike technology.
  • Built with Pro 5 straight pull 24 hole hubs using Sapim CX-Ray black straight pull spokes
  • Wheels machine built and hand finished in Barnoldswick
  • New Labyrinth seal has zero drag for incredible freewheeling performance
  • New Pawls/Springs design to increase longevity, load capacity & a reduction of drag.
  • Increased engagement from 44 to 108 with a new offset 6 pawl freehub design
  • New step down axle design for a stiffer more durable freehub
  • New hub body profile for increased stiffness without adding weight
  • Fully serviceable and rebuildable with simple tools
  • Carbon Clincher rim, tubeless compatible (Valve and Tape supplied)
  • Designed to suit disc brake sets using centrelock rotors
  • The Pro 5 rear hubs feature the reduced drag ratchet mechanism
  • 24mm Tape, Valve and wipe included for Tubeless setup
  • Rim width is ideal to suit larger volume road/cross tyres.
  • Wheels can be adapted quickly and easily to suit different  frame and fork fitting using our conversion kits available separately.
  • Size: 700c
  • Spoke Count: 32h
  • Spoke Type: Straight Pull 
  • Rim dimensions: 40mm deep, 26.5mm external width and 19mm internal width.
  • Rim ERD 563mm.
Supplied With 
  • Rear wheel comes with 142x12 end caps as standard.