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Atomik Carbon adds disc brake road wheels

Published September 12, 2016

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — Atomik Carbon has released disc brake versions of some models in its line of road wheels.

Atomik, originally a mountain bike brand, recently made its paved debut with three tubeless-ready carbon clincher wheels featuring the brand's Aero-U profiles. Now the company has added disc versions with its 38c and 50c rims. 

"We created a sprint-ready wheel that can just as comfortably settle in for a century," said Kevin Lineberger, Atomik's vice president. "Add the power, modulation and control of disc brakes and you're ready to drop the anchor with just as much authority as you drop the hammer."

The wheels are engineered with a proprietary prepreg and layup featuring Japanese Toray composite technology. All wheels are six-bolt disc compatible and directionally drilled, using Sandvik stainless steel aero-bladed spokes (18 front/24 rear) laced to Atomik four-pawl hubs with 24 points of engagement and stainless EZO bearings.

The wheels are shipped pre-taped for tubeless setup and with a "Century Pack" that includes one extra spoke of each spoke length, a 10-speed spacer, tubeless valves and skewers/axles (based on configuration). Wheels weigh 1,619 grams with the 38c rim and 1,740 grams with the 50c rims.

Atomik Carbon Road Disc wheels are backed by a one-year replacement warranty covering up to two rims for the original owner, and are available now for an MSRP of $1,549.

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