The HED Ardennes Flamme Rouge Road Wheelset is the finest low profile wheels HED has built to date. With scandium rims, high quality steel bearings, titanium skewer and hub hardware, new rear wheel lacing pattern and Carbon Fiber Flamme Rouge Sonic Hubs the Ardennes FR wheels are smoother, lighter, stronger and stiffer. Built to exacting tolerances, these wheels are loved for their stunning cornering grip, lower rolling resistance and ride comfort. If you want the ultimate low profile wheelset, the Ardennes will more than satisfy your desires.
The final 1000 meters leading to the finish line at the Tour there is a red pennant marking the last kilometer. When the race gets to the Flamme Rouge, nothing is held back. The Flamme Rouge marks the point where you give it everything. It marks the same thing for HED. Flamme Rouge wheels are the ultimate. If it can save weight or save watts, HED uses it.
C2 Scandium rims
18 front and 24 rear Silver bladed spokes
Sapim CX-Ray bladed spokes
Carbon FR Sonic hubs
Rear hub grease port with carbon port cap
Titanium Skewer and Rim Tape included
Titanium Ratchet ring
Scandium Clincher or Alloy Tubular
Rider weight limit 190lbs
Shimano Compatible Hub Body
Weights (g): Front: 615 - Rear: 820