Stans No Tube’s new Avion wheelset is a road-specific disc braked design with a lot of new technology in the rims and hubs. Stans NoTubes ZTR Avion disc wheelset (1) Stans No Tubes is a brand which started off offering tubeless rims for mountain bikes, but its road range has expanded significantly in recent years with the new Avion wheelset being its most technical road offering yet. It’s designed for use on disc braked road, gravel and cyclocross bikes.
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The Avion’s rim is all-carbon and has a U-shaped aero profile. It is 40.6mm deep and it’s wide at 28mm external and 21.6mm internal, following the trend to wider tyre stance to increase stability and offer a suitable support for wider tyres: from 25mm to 40mm. Avion wheels come with a host of Stans’ new technologies It uses Stans ’ BST-R rim profile which is designed to support narrower tyres run at higher pressure than mountain bike tyres. In addition, it has Stans’ Radial Impact Absorbing Carbon Technology, designed to add some radial flex to the rim and help with shock dissipation on rougher surfaces.
The wheels are laced with 28 two-crossed J-bend Sapim spokes […]