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HADRON² Classic 800 Rim Brake

The pinnacle in affordable aero performance, the HADRON Classic 800 is designed to generate untapped speed and thrust in medium to low wind conditions. Equally at home performing in time trial and triathlon racing. The HADRON Classic 800 is simply the fastest, most accessible aero wheel on the market. UCI approved. Includes lifetime warranty for material and workmanship defects and a Fair-Share-Policy for any other riding damage.

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HADRON² Classic 500 Rim Brake
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HADRON² Classic 500 Rim Brake
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Specs

Weight / Rim Front Wheel Rear Wheel Wheel Set Aero Profile Height Max. Rim Width Brake Track Width
HADRON² Classic 500 Rim Brake
772g 919g 1691g 48.5mm 25mm 23mm
HADRON² Classic 625 Rim Brake
795g 953g 1748g 62.5mm 27mm 23mm
HADRON² Classic 800 Rim Brake
861g 1004g 1865g 80.0mm 28mm 23mm
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Rim Brake
N/A 1090g N/A N/A N/A 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 10,11,12 speed freehub as standard. Also SRAM 10,11 speed compatible.  Free hub kits available for order separately: Campagnolo 10,11, 12 speed, and 12-speed XDR Driver

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.

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 and/or Germany.
  • For EU customers, all pricing shown includes local VAT. Courier delivery time is typically 3-5 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.
  • The Swiss Side HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel for Rim Brake is not for sale or use in the USA and/or Canada. Any orders will be cancelled.

Package Includes

Tubeless ready rim tape (pre-installed), Valve extension, Tubeless valve, QR skewers, Brake pads (SwissStop Black Prince Flash EVO). 

 

For full carbon DISC Rear Wheel: Tubeless valve, valve spacer, valve cover patch, pump adapter, QR skewer, brake pads (SwissStop Black Prince Flash Pro), wheel bag.

Tyre Size

We recommend using a 25mm tyre on the front and rear wheels. If  additional comfort is desired, a 28mm tyre can be used  on the rear. We do not recommend tyres greater than 28mm width on rim brake wheels.

Rider Weight / Safety Notice

The maximum total system weight (bike + rider) for the HADRON Classic rim brake wheelset is 105kg (HADRON Ultimate rim brake is 100kg). Tyre pressures of 120psi should not be exceeded.

Wheel Spec Comparison

Profile Depth
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HADRON² Classic 500 Rim Brake
6
HADRON² Classic 625 Rim Brake
8
HADRON² Classic 800 Rim Brake
9
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Rim Brake
10

Aero Drag
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HADRON² Classic 500 Rim Brake
7
HADRON² Classic 625 Rim Brake
8
HADRON² Classic 800 Rim Brake
9
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Rim Brake
10

Aero Wind Stability
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HADRON² Classic 500 Rim Brake
10
HADRON² Classic 625 Rim Brake
9
HADRON² Classic 800 Rim Brake
7
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Rim Brake
6

Weight
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HADRON² Classic 500 Rim Brake
7
HADRON² Classic 625 Rim Brake
6
HADRON² Classic 800 Rim Brake
5
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Rim Brake
5

Stiffness
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HADRON² Classic 500 Rim Brake
8
HADRON² Classic 625 Rim Brake
8
HADRON² Classic 800 Rim Brake
8
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Rim Brake
8

PERFORMANCE DELTAS FOR WHEEL COMBINATIONS

Wind Tunnel Data measured on 2018 model Canyon Speedmax CF SLX at 45km/h

Wheel Setup Front / Rear Drag (W) DIFFERENCE (W) STEERING MOMENT (Nm) DIFFERENCE (%)
800/DISC 57.10 -1.80 1.29 0%
800/800 58.90 0.00 1.29 0%
625/800 60.00 1.10 0.97 -25%
625/625 60.20 1.30 0.97 -25%
500/800 61.70 2.80 0.71 -45%
500/625 62.10 3.20 0.71 -45%
500/500 62.70 3.80 0.71 -45%

*Performance difference relative to the 'aero setup' - 800 / 800

Aero Performance Chart
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Wind Stability Chart
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Time Benefits

Speed Power Drag Reduction 40km 90km 180km
HADRON² Classic 500
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
10.6W
5W
0m 36s
0m 45s
1m 21s
1m 40s
2m 42s
3m 20s
HADRON² Classic 625
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
12.7W
6W
0m 43s
0m 54s
1m 37s
2m 01s
3m 14s
4m 02s
HADRON² Classic 800
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
14.8W
7W
0m 51s
1m 03s
1m 54s
2m 21s
3m 48s
4m 42s
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel / FW 800
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
17.2W
8.1W
0m 59s
1m 13s
2m 12s
2m 44s
4m 25s
5m 38s

*Drag reduction given relative to standard road wheel set.

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Wheel Mapping

Tyre of Riding Time Trial Road Racing Training Alps
HADRON² Classic 500 Rim Brake
HADRON² Classic 625 Rim Brake
HADRON² Classic 800 Rim Brake
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Rim Brake

Product Reviews

HADRON Ultimate 800 Rim Brake - Cycling Times Review (Oct. 21)

Nice feedback written in French by Guillaume Duvigneau from Cycling Times about our Swiss Side HADRON Ultimate 800 wheels. Check it here: https://cycling-times.fr/.../swissside-hadron-ultimate-800/

 

What Guillaume loved most about the wheels:

  • Stability in all weather
  • Cutting-edge aerodynamics
  • Versatility
  • Manufacturing quality
  • Value for money
October 21, 2021

HADRON Classic 800 Disc Brake - TRIMAX Review (March 2021)

Best performance-price ratio ever tested by TRIMAX! We take it. Read the entire review online at TRIMAX (only in French).

Verdict

  • low wind sensitivity (for 80mm rim)
  • perfect for long distance racing and long rides on fast courses
  • in love with the stiffness for the HADRON wheels
  • super fast and comfortable to ride
March 29, 2021

HADRON² Ultimate 800 disc brake - Triathlon Magazine Review (Aug. 2020)

Marcus Baranski vom triathlon magazine in Germany tested the HADRON² Ultimate 800 disc brake wheels and was impressed with the new and improved HADRON² Ultimate wheels. Read entire review at tri-mag.de (in German).

Verdict:

  • awesome braking performance with disc brake
  • great lateral stiffness
  • the more wind, the faster the wheels (excellent sailing effect)
  • noticeable low steering moment and very stable in high winds
  • very predictable
  • confidentially able to stay in aero position for a long time
  • state of art with wide rims
  • top aerodynamics and very fast
August 24, 2020

HADRON Classic 800 - Triathlete Review (June 2020)

Triathlete editor Jonathan Blyer from the United States tested our HADRON Classic 800 rim brake wheelset over the last few month and wrote an in-depth review about the wheels.

Verdict:

  • extremely affordable deep aero wheelset through online-direct business model
  • high tech and high-quality finish
  • wheels roll very smooth
  • handle well in windy conditions
  • accelerate well
  • very predictable braking in dry conditions
  • fairly stiff laterally and track well and predictably in high-speed corners
  • great wheelset to consider with world championship-winning pedigree

Read entire review.

June 26, 2020