Nex-Gen Aero V7 gravel wheels constructed stronger with TeXtreme Innegra + carbon unfold tow

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New US-built, consumer-direct carbon wheel maker Nex-Gen goes reside with new Aero V7 gravel bike wheels. Claiming their rims are already extra sturdy & comfy because of distinctive Innegra carbon unfold tow development, now they add optimized gravel aerodynamics – all at aggressive pricing from the manufacturing unit, direct to you…

Nex-Gen Aero V7 aerodynamic TeXtreme Innegra carbon gravel wheels

c. Nex-Gen Sports activities

Claiming to be the primary to mix optimized aerodynamics, impact-resistance & vertical compliance right into a single gravel wheelset design, Nex-Gen’s Aero V7 gravel wheels promise a quick and comfy journey on & off-road.

A lot of that consolation comes all the way down to the TeXtreme Innegra & carbon unfold tow materials mixture having a claimed 15% decrease compressive stiffness than customary carbon fibers, which permits the Innegra to soak up & get well from increased impacts earlier than failure.

Nex-Gen Aero V7 gravel wheels, aerodynamic TeXtreme Innegra carbon spread tow gravel bike wheelset, rim detail

On the similar time, the broad 38.5mm deep Innegra carbon rims are mentioned to be about the identical weight as a standard carbon, build up right into a aggressive 1553g full wheelset weight.

Aerodynamic gravel wheel – Tech particulars

Nex-Gen Aero V7 gravel wheels, aerodynamic TeXtreme Innegra carbon spread tow gravel bike wheelset, US-builtAfter we obtained a tease of the brand new factory-direct consortium of Nex-Gen Sports activities earlier this winter, their distinctive tape-wound Innegra carbon unfold tow rims have been an apparent standout. Developed to automate a key a part of the rim development course of, Nex-Gen says it leads to extra correct & constant placement of the carbon which permits them to raised optimize weight & energy traits.

 

Nevertheless it was additionally a notable biking who’s who behind the undertaking…

Nex-Gen Aero V7 gravel wheels, aerodynamic TeXtreme Innegra carbon spread tow gravel bike wheelset, CFD aero

Right here that interprets to a CFD-optimized aerodynamic rim profile created by Paul Lew, FEA structural evaluation by the UK’s Efficiency Engineering Options, and TeXtreme Innegra + Toray carbon unfold tow layup by Paul Farrell.

Nex-Gen Aero V7 gravel wheels, aerodynamic TeXtreme Innegra carbon spread tow gravel bike wheelset, testing

The hookless, tubeless-ready Aero V7 rims are 26mm inside, 33mm exterior, and 38.5mm deep.

Nex-Gen Aero V7 gravel wheels, aerodynamic TeXtreme Innegra carbon spread tow gravel bike wheelset, i9 hubs

Finally, Nex-Gen’s Aero V7 gravel rims get constructed up 2x with premium 24-hole centerlock Trade 9 Torch hubs, a mixture of Sapim CX-Ray (non-driveside) & CX-Dash (driveside) spokes, and brass nipples. Handbuilt within the US, the 1553g wheelset comes customary with 12mm thru-axles (oddly & most-likely incorrectly, Nex-Gen lists customary 12×100 entrance spacing & 12×148 Increase rear spacing) and a Shimano HG11 freehub. However different axles & freehubs can be found on request.

Nex-Gen Aero V7 gravel wheels – Pricing & availability

Nex-Gen Aero V7 gravel wheels, aerodynamic TeXtreme Innegra carbon spread tow gravel bike wheelset

The whole Nex-Gen Aero V7 tubeless-ready Innegra/carbon gravel wheels promote for $1700 consumer-direct and embrace tubeless tape, valves & Nex-Gen’s personal sealant (that’s $100 greater than their similarly-spec’d enduro MTB wheels). The wheels have a 265lb/120kg max rider weight restrict, and embrace an “unconditional” 5-year guarantee on the edges, plus customary Sapim & Trade 9 protection. Nex-Gen ships at no cost within the US and affords a reduction on Schwalbe tires for those who purchase them with the wheels.

Nex-Gensports.com

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