SHIMANO

SHIMANO ULTEGRA RS500 11-SPEED WHEEL

| Product Code: SHIM-228712

399.99

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NOTE: The weekly amounts are a guide only. The weekly payment amounts above are calculated by spreading the amount financed over the term of the loan. The actual minimum monthly payments are 3% of the outstanding balance or $20, whichever is more. On expiry of the interest free term, the finance companies prevailing interest rate will apply to any outstanding balance. The minimum monthly payments of 3% or $20 will not pay off the purchase amounts within the promotional period. Credit lending criteria apply.

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  • One of the best all-around wheelsets for racers on a budget
  • Aluminum rims offer great braking performance
  • Tubeless-ready design alloys for more plush traction
  • Steel freehub is durable and prevents cogs from digging in
  • Cup-and-cone bearings are user-friendly to maintain
  • Compatible with 11-speed drivetrains, or 9- and 10-speed with included spacer

 

WH-RS500 wheelset weighing in at just 1649 grams and built for rim brake use.

Shimano's aluminum rims with their machined brake tracks promise superior braking in all weather conditions. The 24mm deep rim profile ensures quick acceleration and a comfortable ride. The 20.8mm external width (15mm internal) provides great support for tires.

The front wheel is built to a high-tension on 16 stainless steel straight-pull spokes to deliver a responsive ride and increase aerodynamics.

A 14mm oversize alloy axle increases stiffness and we are big fans of Shimano's cup and cone bearing system as it has proven to be easy to adjust and maintain and it spins effortlessly.

The rear wheel is laced with 20 spokes in a 2-cross pattern on both the drive and non-drive side and can handle high-torque big ring efforts without flinching.

The freehub is made of steel which is quite durable and prevents individual cogs from digging into the body. The rim bed is designed for road tubeless tires but is fully compatible with standard clincher tires and tubes as well.

Tire widths between 23-32mm are fully supported and the wheels performed very well with our preferred road width of 25-28mm. The max recommends weight limit on the wheelset is 220 pounds. The freehub is 11-speed compatible and, with a 1.8mm spacer, can be used for 9 or 10-speed drivetrains too.

The rim and hub are anodized grey and the stainless steel spokes and alloy nipples are black. Included are Shimano's excellent internal-cam quick release skewers and rim tape.

SPECIFICATIONS

Rim material Aluminum
Wheel Size 700c
Tire Type clincher, tubeless
Rim depth 24mm
Rim Width [internal] 15mm, [external] 20.8
HUBS machined anodized aluminum, cup and cone bearing
Front Axle 9 x 100mm quick-release
Rear Axle 10 x 130mm quick-release
Skewers anodized grey [front] 100mm [rear] 130mm
SPOKES black, stainless steel, straight-pull
Spoke Nipple black alloy
Spoke count [front] 16, [rear] 20
Max Rider Weight 220lb
Claimed Weight 1649g [front] 705g, [rear] 944g
Recommended Use road cycling
Brake Compatibility rim

SPECIFICATIONS

Rim material Aluminum
Wheel Size 700c
Tire Type clincher, tubeless
Rim depth 24mm
Rim Width [internal] 15mm, [external] 20.8
HUBS machined anodized aluminum, cup and cone bearing
Front Axle 9 x 100mm quick-release
Rear Axle 10 x 130mm quick-release
Skewers anodized grey [front] 100mm [rear] 130mm
SPOKES black, stainless steel, straight-pull
Spoke Nipple black alloy
Spoke count [front] 16, [rear] 20
Max Rider Weight 220lb
Claimed Weight 1649g [front] 705g, [rear] 944g
Recommended Use road cycling
Brake Compatibility rim

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You purchase your bike from evocycles.co.nz

Our expert mechanic pulls your bike out of the box and builds it to 100%, excluding accessories (i.e racks and baskets). We tune the brakes and gears then test ride to ensure everything runs smoothly.

We then take off a few simple parts to fit the bike into the box. We double check to ensure all the parts are enclosed, before sealing the box and sending to you.

Your bike arrives!

You use 2-3 common tools to fit a few simple parts. If you get stuck, use our help centre and bike assembly guides or give us a call and we'll talk you through the process.

You purchase your bike from evocycles.co.nz

Our expert mechanic pulls your bike out of the box and builds it to 100%, excluding accessories (i.e racks and baskets). We tune the brakes and gears then test ride to ensure everything runs smoothly.

We then take off a few simple parts to fit the bike into the box. We double check to ensure all the parts are enclosed, before sealing the box and sending to you.

Your bike arrives!

You use 2-3 common tools to fit a few simple parts. If you get stuck, use our help centre and bike assembly guides or give us a call and we'll talk you through the process.