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HADRON Classic 625 Disc Brake

Delivering unprecedented aerodynamic performance with the widest operational range, the HADRON Classic 625 excels in medium to high wind conditions. Designed to deliver maximum speed and thrust, in road racing, time trial and triathlon courses, this wheel is available in both rim brake and disc brake versions. The HADRON Classic 625 offers incredible all-around performance at an affordable price. UCI approved.

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HADRON Ultimate 485 Rim Brake
Front Wheel Price EUR 690.84
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HADRON Ultimate 625 Rim Brake
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HADRON Ultimate 800 Rim Brake
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HADRON Ultimate 485 Disc Brake
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HADRON Ultimate 625 Disc Brake
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HADRON Ultimate 800 Disc Brake
Front Wheel Price EUR 690.84
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HADRON Classic 485 Rim Brake
Front Wheel Price EUR 501.02
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HADRON Classic 625 Rim Brake
Front Wheel Price EUR 501.02
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HADRON Classic 800 Rim Brake
Front Wheel Price EUR 501.02
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HADRON Classic 485 Disc Brake
Front Wheel Price EUR 501.02
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HADRON Classic 625 Disc Brake
Front Wheel Price EUR 501.02
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PION Rim Brake
Front Wheel Price EUR 150.82
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PION Disc Brake
Front Wheel Price EUR 150.82
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Rear Wheel
HADRON Ultimate 485 Rim Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 926.26
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HADRON Ultimate 625 Rim Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 926.26
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HADRON Ultimate 800 Rim Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 926.26
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HADRON Ultimate 485 Disc Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 926.26
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HADRON Ultimate 625 Disc Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 926.26
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HADRON Ultimate 800 Disc Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 926.26
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HADRON Classic 485 Rim Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 674.65
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HADRON Classic 625 Rim Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 674.65
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HADRON Classic 800 Rim Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 674.65
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HADRON Classic 485 Disc Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 674.65
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HADRON Classic 625 Disc Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 674.65
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PION Rim Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 186.14
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PION Disc Brake
Rear Wheel Price EUR 186.14
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Total price for all items including VAT.
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All products are shipped from our EU warehouse. Delivery to is outside of the EU so 0% VAT is applicable. The local authorities may charge you VAT & import duties upon delivery.
Prices exclude shipping costs which are calculated at checkout.

Specs

Weight / Rim Front Wheel Rear Wheel Wheel Set Aero Profile Height Max. Rim Width Brake Track Width
HADRON Classic 485 Rim Brake
772g 919g 1691g 48.5mm 25mm 23mm
HADRON Classic 625 Rim Brake
795g 953g 1748g 62.5mm 27mm 23mm
HADRON Classic 800 Rim Brake
861g 1004g 1865g 80.0mm 28mm 23mm
HADRON Classic 485 Disc Brake
749g 896g 1645g 48.5mm 25mm 23mm
HADRON Classic 625 Disc Brake
808g 953g 1761g 62.5mm 27mm 23mm

Description

Maximum aero performance and durability for an affordable price! Using the latest in aerodynamic and engineering development methods transferred from Formula 1, the HADRON Classic rims are full carbon and tubeless ready, using the same race & award winning aero rim shapes as the HADRON Ultimates. All Swiss Side HADRONs are designed for minimising the drag of the wheels but also on the bike & rider system. This is achieved by ensuring maximum aero stability and predictability in the wind so that the rider remains in their aero position for the maximum time. The HADRON Classic is built with ultra durable DT Swiss hubs custom made for Swiss Side’s requirements, together with their Aero Comp spokes. Manufactured through DT Swiss, once again the highest possible Swiss quality and durability is assured.

Compatibility

Shimano, SRAM 10&11 speed cassettes (standard). XDR Driver & Campagnolo compatible with freehub kits available separately.

Hub

DT Swiss 370 Classic, custom for Swiss Side. Rim brake wheel hub/axle dimensions are: 5mm x 100mm QR front / 5mm x 130mm QR rear.
Disc Brake Interface: Disc Center Lock; Axle System as delivered: 12 x 100mm thru axle front; 12 x 142mm thru axle rear; Disc brake wheel hubs are also supplied with interchangeable end caps for the following axle configurations: 5mm x 100mm QR front axle; 5mm x 135mm QR rear axle

Spokes

DT Swiss Aero Comp J-bend spokes with DT Swiss pro lock hidden aluminium nipples.
Front Rim Brake (radial pattern): 16 spokes (20 spokes for 485).
Rear Rim Brake (2:1 pattern): 21 spokes (24 spokes for 485)
Front Disc Brake (2-cross pattern): 24 spokes.
Rear Disc Brake (2-cross pattern): 24 spokes.

Bearings

  • High end stainless steel bearings
  • Low friction thanks to single sided seals
  • 2080 N load capacity per bearing
  • Minimal bearing clearance

Additional Info

Shipping

  • Shipping costs are in addition to the pricing shown. Cost effective shipping is calculated based on your region at the checkout.
  • All products ship from our EU warehouse located in Poland.
  • For EU customers, all pricing shown includes VAT. Courier delivery time is typically 2-3 days.
  • For international customers, including Switzerland and non-EU countries, all pricing shown is without VAT. Import duties and taxes (VAT) may be charged separately by your country’s authorities upon receiving your shipment. International delivery times vary depending on the shipping option chosen. Courier deliver is typically 3-15 days worldwide.

Package Includes

Tubeless ready rim tape (pre-installed), Valve extension, Tubeless valve, QR skewers, Axle end cap options (see hub specifications for details)

Tyre Size

We recommend using a 23mm tyre on the front. If  additional comfort is desired, a 25mm tyre can be used  on the rear. We do not recommend tyres greater than 25mm width.

Rider Weight / Safety Notice

The maximum total system weight (bike + rider) for the HADRON Classic disc brake wheelset is 115kg (HADRON Ultimate disc brake is 110kg). Tyre pressures of 120psi should not be exceeded.

Wheel Spec Comparison

Profile Depth

HADRON Classic 485
6
HADRON Classic 625
8
HADRON Classic 800
10

Aero Drag

HADRON Classic 485
7
HADRON Classic 625
8
HADRON Classic 800
9

Aero Wind Stability

HADRON Classic 485
10
HADRON Classic 625
9
HADRON Classic 800
7

Weight

HADRON Classic 485
7
HADRON Classic 625
6
HADRON Classic 800
5

Stiffness

HADRON Classic 485
8
HADRON Classic 625
8
HADRON Classic 800
8

Drag Deltas for Wheel Combinations

Wind Tunnel Data measured on Canyon Speedmax SF SLX at 45km/h

Wheel Setup Front / Rear Drag (W) Difference* (W)
800 / 800 59.90 0.00
625 / 800 60.95 1.05
625 / 625 62.00 2.10
485 / 625 63.05 3.15
485 / 485 64.10 4.20

*Drag difference relative to the 'best aero setup' - 800 / 800

Aero Performance Chart

Wind Stability Chart

Time Benefits

Speed Power Drag Reduction 40km 90km 180km
HADRON Classic 485
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
10.6W
5W
0m 36s
0m 45s
1m 21s
1m 40s
2m 42s
3m 20s
HADRON Classic 625
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
12.7W
6W
0m 43s
0m 54s
1m 37s
2m 01s
3m 14s
4m 02s
HADRON Classic 800
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
14.8W
7W
0m 55s
1m 08s
1m 54s
2m 21s
3m 34s
4m 38s

*Drag reduction given relative to standard road wheel set.

Wheel Mapping

Tyre of Riding Time Trial Road Racing Training Alps
HADRON Classic 485
HADRON Classic 625
HADRON Classic 800

Product Reviews

HADRON Classic 625 - Good Times Roll Review (May 2019)

"Had the chance to ride this beast in Mallorca and feel the difference these Swiss Side wheels make. Review live on the site now." Christian Donaj, Good Times Roll. 

Verdict:

+ Very, very stable in high winds

+ Great sailing effect in cross winds

+ Excels at high speed

+ Very predictable and controllable to ride at high winds and high speed

+ Nimble to climb uphill

+ Awesome all-round performance wheels

 

May 13, 2019

HADRON Classic 625 (disc brake) longterm test by TRIMAX Magazine

The editors of TRIMAX Magazine from France tested the HADRON Classic 625 disk brake wheelset for over 5 month this summer and are excited to share the outcome with their readers. Here the summary:

+ Very reliable: Swiss Quality, still in perfect conditions after 5 months of riding them

+ Highly stable in very windy mountain conditions 

+ Right price

+ Great all-round wheelset

+ Amazing sound while riding

+ Crash Replacement Program (50% off for replacement wheel)

+ 2-year warranty 

-> Recommended to whom (by Trimax)? EVERYBODY from short distance to long distance. There is no limitations with the HADRON aero wheels. Versatile, stable, sturdy and the right price. The HADRON areo wheels are an excellent choice. All you have to do: Choose the right rim depth for your type of riding and enjoy!

Read the entire review online at: http://www.trimax-mag.com/swiss-side-hadron-classic-625-disc/ 

September 11, 2018

RennRad Test Winner: Swiss Side HADRON 625 (April 2017)

The Swiss Side HADRON aero wheels claim another test winning award! RennRad magazine from Germany (magazine 2017-5) rated our HADRON aero wheel set Nr. 1 thanks to the outstanding aerodynamics, with low cross-wind sensitivity, as well as the affordable price. This is our third major win in three consecutive years. Swiss Side HADRON wheels took aero wheel test wins in 2015 by TOUR magazine (HADRON 800+), in 2016 by Procycling (HADRON 625) and NEW 2017 with RennRad!

April 18, 2017

20 of the best 2017 road bike wheels (road.cc, March 2017)

The Swiss Side HADRON 625s are stonkingly good wheels, offering arguably the best performance in this price bracket on the market today.

They use a hybrid aluminium-carbon rim to give aluminium-rim brake performance and class-leading aerodynamic performance, at a price way below the big players like Zipp and Enve. And by god they sound good.

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March 15, 2017

7 alltagstaugliche Aero-Laufräder im Test (Roadbike.de, 12-Sept-2016

Tested and recommended as an excellent all-round wheel set by roadbike.de

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September 12, 2016

Procycling - HADRON 625 Aero Wheel Award (Aug-2016)

 

The Swiss Side HADRON 625 wheel set has won the aero test in the August edition of Pro Cycling magazine. The 625 aero wheels won with the lowest drag measured in their track test, over a dozen other big brand models. Also specifically noted was the low cross-wind sensitivity in changing wind conditions, as well as smooth rolling and incredible sound of our wheels.

August 01, 2016

Aero Wheel Test (Aug-2016

 

Great, light weight, affordable and recommended aero wheels. 

August 01, 2016

Buyer's Guide to road bike wheels, plus 20 of the best, (road.cc, 23-Jul-2016)

Verdict: Excellent aero wheelset offering a compelling combination of speed, stability and good braking. Offering arguably the best performance in this price bracket on the market today.

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July 23, 2016

Swiss Side Hadron 625 wheelset (April 2016)

Verdict (5.5 out of 6 stars): Deeper Hadrons perform just as well as we'd expect, with extra whooshing sounds.

The Swiss Side HADRON 625s are stonkingly good wheels, offering arguably the best performance in this price bracket on the market today. Read more

April 18, 2016

TOUR Aero Wheel Test Winner. (tour-magazin.de, Sept-2015)

TOUR Magazine confirms the top level aerodynamic performance of the HADRON 800+ wheels, as well as the great sound, robustness, excellent braking performance thanks to aluminium braking surfaces and importantly, low side wind sensitivity.
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September 02, 2015