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Knight Composites 95 wheelset

 
MSRP : $2,900.00
Price : USD 2,899.00
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The Knight 95 Carbon fiber cycle rim provides all the benefits of our 65mm rim, in a deeper, more aero format.

The Knight 95 – engineered to:
  • educe drag by 300g over a standard rim at 15 degrees of yaw
  • Beat similar depth rims from the competition by 6.5 watts/32.5 seconds over a 40km course, when travelling at roughly 30mph
  • Shatter your PB on all but the steepest/most technical time trial and triathlon courses



This chart shows the remarkable aerodynamic performance of a deep rim. Not only does the Knight 95 completely erase its own initial drag at zero yaw (160g), it yields an additional -112g ‘sail effect’. At 15 degrees yaw, it has 45g less drag than its nearest competitor (4.5 Watts or 22.5 seconds saved over 40km) and 288g less drag than a traditional V-rim. K95 vs Competitors Legend: Company A = Market Leader 1 Company B = Market Leader 2 Company C = Market Leader 3 Notes: Front Wheel Only, 25mph, Strut drag removed, data normalised to Standard Ambient Temperature and Pressure Percentage wise, the K95 doesn’t improve upon its competitors as much as the K65 does. However, measured in absolute grams of drag it eclipses the 60mm class (-160g) with -280g at 15 degrees of yaw.



P5 Frame Comparisons Legend: Company A = Market Leader 1 Company B = Market Leader 2 Notes: Full Frame Test with a Cervelo P5, 25mph, Strut drag removed, data normalised to Standard Ambient Temperature and Pressure KQ’s Commentary: Discerning wheel performance from full frame testing is more difficult than one may think. Frame results exhibit much more ‘scatter’ than wheel only results and are increasingly more asymmetric. Frame components themselves can vary in position no matter how hard you try to maintain consistency. The overall ‘score’ is more heavily dominated by the frame than the wheels. Nevertheless, our internal results show a clear trend that a Knight Wheel combo (60/60, 60/90, 90/90..etc) is a formidable competitor.

1824g
  • wheel weight (f/r): 851g / 973g
  • rim material: carbon
  • rim (h/w): 95mm / 28.25mm
  • rim type: clincher
  • rim finish: carbon
  • number of spokes (f/r): 16 / 20
  • spokes material: stainless
  • spokes type: aero
  • nipples material: aluminum
  • hub material (f/r): aluminum
  • hub spacing(f/r): 100mm / 130mm
  • hub bearings: sealed bearings
  • hub finish(f/r): black
  • cassette type: Campagnolo / Shimano / SRAM
  • cassette compatibility: 9 / 10 / 11