Swiss Side’s aluminium race / training wheel, the Gotthard is designed for use every day, in any condition for any rider. With a 30 second quick change rear cassette body system, the Gotthard is the perfect training partner for all HADRON wheels.

Gotthard

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Swiss Side’s aluminium race / training wheel, the Gotthard is designed for use every day, in any condition for any rider. With a 30 second quick change rear cassette body system, the Gotthard is the perfect training partner for all HADRON wheels.

WEIGHT

GOTTHARD
FRONT WHEEL WEIGHT 668g
REAR WHEEL WEIGHT 797g
WHEEL SET WEIGHT 1465

RIM

GOTTHARD
CARBON CLINCHER 622 / 700C
DEEP AERO PROFILE 27mm
Aluminium 6061 T6

COMPATIBILITY

- Shimano (10 & 11 speed)


- SRAM (10 & 11 speed)


- Campagnolo (10 & 11 speed)

SPOKES

- Sapim CX-Delta straight pull bladed aero spokes
- Material Stainless Steel
- Sapim Secure Lock brass nipples
- Front : 24 radial
- Rear : 24 (2:1 pattern), 2-cross

HUB

- Precision CNC Machined 6061-T6 aluminium hub body
- Enduro premium sealed pack bearings
- Hard anodised aluminium cassette body (Shimano / SRAM / Campagnolo compatible, 10 & 11 speed)

PACKAGE INCLUDES
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Description Gotthard package include

SHIPPING
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All pricing shown includes VAT for EU countries. All products ship from our UK based warehouse and are duty and tax free for include all taxes and duties for EU customers. For sales to countries outside of the EU, VAT will be excluded from the price once your country has been selected in the checkout. Import duties and taxes are not included and may apply and will be charged separately by your country’s authorities. This is not included in the price shown.

RIDER WEIGHT + SAFETY NOTICE
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The maximum permitted rider weight for this wheel set is 105kg. Tyre pressures of 120psi should not be exceeded.

Three things I learned in the wind tunnel (tritime-magazin.de, 13-Nov-2015)

Dave Atkinson, the editor for road.cc was welcomed into the Wind Tunnel with the Swiss Side Aerodynamics team during the summer of 2015 and he has provided an incredibly in-depth report on what he learned. This is great insight into the Swiss Side Hadron and Instrumented Bike Projects and cycling aerodynamics in general.

Read more

Fri, Nov 13, 15

EVOLUTION DER TRIATHLONRÄDER: 20 MINUTEN SCHNELLER IN 20 JAHREN – EIN VERGLEICHSTEST (tri2B.com, Sept-2015)

Höher, schneller, weiter – dieser Grundsatz gilt im Sport und auch im Triathlon – ganz besonders in der Raddisziplin . Wobei “weiter” wohl am besten für die Weiterentwicklung in der Aerodynamik steht. Von Jahr zu Jahr sind die Entwicklungsschritte eher unscheinbar und oft nur im Detail zu erkennen, innerhalb von zwei Jahrzehnten hat sich aber viel getan, wie unser Windkanal-Vergleichstest eines Triathlonbikes aus den 90iger Jahren und eines aktuellen Zeitfahrrades zeigt.
Click here to read more

Wed, Sep 02, 15

BIKERADAR – GOTTHARD WHEEL SET REVIEW (bikeradar.com, 1-Dec-2014)

Price is a big factor – especially when it comes to wheels, because they can be a big investment and drastically affect ride characteristics. We can confidently say this wheelset is punching above its weight when it comes to performance, but a wider rim profile would make the Gotthards truly special.
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Tue, Dec 02, 14

Swiss Side Gotthard (Cyclingweekly.co.uk, 17-June-2014)

Being robust and lightweight doesn’t tend to come in the same package, but Swiss Side with the Gotthard wheelset has done a pretty good job …
At a price that’s only slightly more than we’d be happy to pay for training wheels, but without the usual weight penalty, the Gotthard is a viable do-it-all wheelset that you could run all year for sportives or racing.
Swiss Side’s founding duo come from Formula One and industrial engineering backgrounds, so it’s perhaps fair to assume that aerodynamics and durability come as standard. Click here to read more

Wed, Jun 18, 14

Introducing Swiss Side Wheelsets (Roadbikereview.com, 25-Oct-2011)

Swiss Side is the fusion of Action Sports product design and development, with engineering from the pinnacle of technology in Formula 1. Combined with a burning passion for cycling and the Swiss Alps as a test ground, Swiss Side has been founded with one simple goal – to develop the absolute best cycling wheels on the market. Click here to read more

Wed, Oct 26, 11

  • WHEEL SPEC COMPARAISON
  • TIME BENEFITS
  • WHEEL MAPPING

Profile depth

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HADRON ULTIMATE 800+ 10
HADRON 800+ 10
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 8
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 DISC 8
HADRON 625 8
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 6
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 DISC 6
HADRON 485 6
GOTTHARD 3

AERO DRAG

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HADRON ULTIMATE 800+ 10
HADRON 800+ 10
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 9
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 DISC 8
HADRON 625 9
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 8
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 DISC 7
HADRON 485 8
GOTTHARD 5

AERO-WIND
 SENSITIVITY

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HADRON ULTIMATE 800+ 7
HADRON 800+ 7
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 9
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 DISC 9
HADRON 625 9
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 10
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 DISC 10
HADRON 485 10
GOTTHARD 10

WEIGHT

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HADRON 800+ 8
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 5
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 DISC 8
HADRON 625 6
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 4
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 DISC 6
HADRON 485 6
GOTTHARD 3

STIFFNESS

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HADRON ULTIMATE 800+ 8
HADRON 800+ 6
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 8
HADRON ULTIMATE 625 DISC 8
HADRON 625 6
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 8
HADRON ULTIMATE 485 DISC 8
HADRON 485 6
GOTTHARD 7

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HADRON ULTIMATE 800+ 1728G

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HADRON ULTIMATE 625 1589G

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HADRON 625 1686G

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HADRON ULTIMATE 485 1489G

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HADRON 485 1639G

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SPEED POWER HADRON ULTIMATE HADRON 40KM 90KM 180KM

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45KM/H
35K/H
380W
180W
11.8W
5.6W
11.3W
5.3W
1 MIN 41 SEC
2 MIN 08 SEC
3 MIN 46 SEC
4 MIN 49 SEC
7 MIN 32 SEC
9 MIN 38 SEC

625

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35K/H
380W
180W
10.5W
5.0W
10.0W
4.7W
1 MIN 37 SEC
2 MIN 04 SEC
3 MIN 38 SEC
4 MIN 38 SEC
7 MIN 16 SEC
9 MIN 15 SEC

485

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35K/H
380W
180W
9.5W
4.5W
9.0W
4.2W
1 MIN 29 SEC
1 MIN 54 SEC
3 MIN 20 SEC
4 MIN 16 SEC
6 MIN 40 SEC
8 MIN 31 SEC

*Drag reduction given relative to Swiss Side Gotthard wheel set. Representative of a standard road wheel set.

TYPE OF RIDING

TIME TRIAL ROAD RACING TRAINING ALPS
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TECHNOLOGY

REAL TECHNOLOGIES ONLY! NO GIMMICKS, ONLY RELEVANT, REAL PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIES, BACKED UP BY REAL DATA, PROVEN TO MAKE YOU FASTER!

F1-AERODYNAMICS
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Swiss Side’s technical team has over 50 years of combined experience from Formula 1. Our aerodynamic development processes come from deep within the closed circles of F1 and are absolutely unmatched in the cycling industry.

Featuring a 4-armed development process consisting of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Wind Tunnel Testing, Instrumented Bike on-road testing, and Performance Simulation, Swiss Side is revolutionizing aerodynamics in the cycling industry.

F1-STRUCTURES

Once again, Swiss Side’s technical team has unmatched know-how in structural design and FEM (Finite Element Modeling) in both metallic and composite structures. Like this we bring you the best structural designs, intelligent material selection & usage, and industry leading structural optimisation processes.

ULTRA-AERO FRONT HUB
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Size is everything! The Swiss Side front hub features a minimal design for ultimate in aerodynamic performance. A cylinder is the worst aerodynamic shape for drag and frontal area is the enemy. Therefore the front hub diameter is sized as small as possible without compromising in bearing longevity, rolling resistance, or overall stiffness, to give the maximum possible performance. Minimum size also = Minimum weight, with our aluminium forged and CNC post-machined front hub weighing in at only 74g!


Deep groove cartridge bearings and tolerance matched hub assembly means no pre-load, no adjustment, just trouble-free riding.

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SPOKE TENSION OPTIMISED REAR HUB
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The Swiss Side rear hub is designed to offer an even balanced spoke tension between drive and non-drive sides. This ensures superior handling (no lateral rim movement with bump) as well as longer life for both hub and rim due to reduced overall spoke tension. The aluminum rear hub is forged and CNC post-machined with triple-pawl, micro-shuffle drive freehub, weighing in at 218g.


Deep groove cartridge bearings and tolerance matched hub assembly means no pre-load, no adjustment, just trouble-free riding.

HIGH MODULUS CARBON FIBRE ...
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Using composite FEM optimized carbon fibre laminates, including high modulus fibres, Swiss Side wheels are optimized for the ultimate balance of stiffness, strength, robustness and light weight construction.

2-PIECE STRUCTURAL CONTROL
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Swiss Side’s 2-piece structure allows for lighter weight construction and better independent tuning of the lateral and vertical stiffness characteristics. Result: comfort (vertical compliance) without loss in power transfer (lateral stiffness).


EPIC SOUNDTRACK
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Through the 2-piece hybrid construction, Swiss Side wheels offer the ultimate in carbon wheel sound, unanimously loved by all Swiss Side customers. Your competitors will hear you as you approach and pass them with your “woom woom!”.
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ULTRA THIN GRAPHICS FINISH
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As in Formula 1 and the aviation industry, smooth surface finish is imperative for minimising the drag on cycling wheels. For this reason, Swiss Side graphics are applied with ultra thin, step-less transfer technology decals, applied directly onto the carbon fibre surface, just like on Formula 1 car wings.


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CARBON-CARBON HYBRID
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Using composite FEM optimized carbon fibre laminates, including high modulus fibres, Swiss Side wheels are optimized for the ultimate balance of stiffness, strength, robustness and light weight construction.

CERAMIC BEARINGS
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Swiss Side HADRON Ultimate wheels come as standard with industry leading Enduro ceramic hybrid deep groove cartridge bearings. ABEC-5 tolerances and LLB seals with Graphite Nylon retainers are premium features that are not available in other brand ceramic hybrid bearings at two or even five times the cost. Oversized Silicon Nitride Grade 5 balls and cryogenic treatment of the ABEC-5 races ensure long lasting, smooth rolling bearings for greater durability and ultimate speed.


TUBELESS READY CARBON CLINCHER
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The HADRON Ultimate features a tubeless ready carbon clincher construction. Pre-installed with light weight, high strength rim tape, and supplied with tubeless ready value with extensions.


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