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HADRON² Classic 800 Disc Brake

The pinnacle in affordable aero performance, the HADRON² Classic 800 is designed to generate untapped speed and thrust in medium to low wind conditions. Designed for time trial and triathlon racing. The HADRON² Classic 800 is simply the fastest, most accessible aero wheel on the market. Available only in disc brake version. Full carbon clincher, tubeless ready construction. 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 Front Wheel Disc Brake / 500
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HADRON² Classic Rear Wheel Disc Brake / 500
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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 Disc Brake
747g 895g 1642g 50mm 27mm N/A
HADRON² Classic 625 Disc Brake
848g 996g 1844g 62.5mm 30mm N/A
HADRON² Classic 800 Disc Brake
891g 1038g 1929g 80mm 32mm N/A
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Disc Brake
N/A 1100g N/A N/A N/A N/A

Description

Maximum aero performance and durability for an affordable price! Using the latest in aerodynamic and engineering development methods transferred from Formula 1, the HADRON² Classic rims are full carbon and tubeless ready, using the same race & award winning aero rim shapes as the HADRON² Ultimates. All Swiss Side HADRON² 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 HADRON² 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. 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; 12mm x 135mm rear thru-axle.

For DISC Rear Wheel: DT Swiss 180 DICUT, 36T Ratchet EXP.Disc Brake Interface: Disc Center Lock; 12/148mm Axle System.

Spokes

DT Swiss Aero Comp J-bend spokes with DT Swiss pro lock hidden aluminium nipples.
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.

For DISC Rear Wheel: Tubeless valve, valve spacer, pump adapter, spare valve cover, wheel bag.

Disc brake wheels DO NOT come with the “lock nut” / disc brake rotor lock ring– this is specific to the bike.

Tyre Size

All tyres from 25mm to 64mm can be used on this rim. We recommend using a 25mm tyre on the front. If  additional comfort is desired, a 28mm tyre can be used  on the rear. We do not recommend tyres greater than 30mm width for maximimising aerodynamic performance.

Rider Weight / Safety Notice

The maximum total system weight (bike + rider) for the HADRON² Classic disc brake wheelset is 110kg. Tyre pressures of 120psi should not be exceeded.

Wheel Spec Comparison

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

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

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

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

Stiffness
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HADRON² Classic 500
8
HADRON² Classic 625
8
HADRON² Classic 800
8
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Disc 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 56.10 -1.80 1.29 0%
800/800 57.90 0.00 1.29 0%
625/800 59.00 1.10 0.97 -25%
625/625 59.20 1.30 0.97 -25%
500/800 60.70 2.80 0.71 -45%
500/625 61.10 3.20 0.71 -45%
500/500 61.70 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
13.2W
6.2W
0m 50s
0m 56s
1m 41s
2m 06s
3m 22s
4m 12s
HADRON² Classic 625
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
15.7W
7.4W
0m 54s
1m 07s
2m 01s
2m 30s
4m 01s
5m 00s
HADRON² Classic 800
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
17W
8W
0m 58s
1m 12s
2m 11s
2m 43s
4m 22s
5m 25s
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel / FW 800
45km/h
35km/h
350W
180W
18.8W
8.8W
1m 04s
1m 20s
2m 25s
3m 00s
4m 50s
5m 01s

*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
HADRON² Classic 625
HADRON² Classic 800
HADRON² DISC Rear Wheel Disc Brake

Product Reviews

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