Rolf Prima Vigor wheelset

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Anyone claiming to have the fastest alloy wheel on the market is always going to make us sit up and take notice. It’s some claim, and Rolf Prima is nothing if not thorough in demonstrating why.

Most striking is their lack of spokes, with just 14 at the front 16 at the rear. While this may give the wheel a slightly vulnerable appearance, pairing the spokes in this fashion, according to Rolf, actually makes the wheels very strong.

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