Hunt sets Arenberg KOM to launch new wheelset

Joe Robinson 9 Apr 2019 Limitless Aero Disc has been optimised for tubeless 28mm tyres Hunt has released the Hunt 48 Limitless Aero disc, an aerodynamic, disc-only 28mm tyre-optimised wheelset that has taken real-world testing to the next level by setting the Strava King of the Mountain on the treacherous Trouée d'Arenberg Paris-Roubaix cobbled sectuer. The new wheelset from the British-based brand is part of its new 'Limitless Research' range which Hunt hopes will 'push the boundaries on what is possible' in wheel technology. Key to this was the acquiring of wheel engineering expert Luisa Grappone, who embarked on an 18-month period of wind-tunnel and real-world testing which included taking the new wheelset to the pavè of northern France. The 48 Limitless wheels were developed with tyre brand Schwalbe with a profile optimised for Schwalbe's Pro One 28mm tubeless. The internal rim width of 22.5mm is consideraly larger than most ...

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