Specialized unveil new Alpinist CLX and Rapide CLX wheelsets

New wheelsets are pitched at climbing prowess and all-round performance

Roval - the wheel branch of Specialized - has released two new wheelsets: the lightweight, climbing oriented Alpinist CLX and the Rapide CLX, claimed to be the 'fastest all-round wheelset' the brand has ever produced.

Both wheelsets are being produced as disc brake only models further pushing the trend towards the more reliable stoppers and signifying an additional nail in the coffin of rim brakes for high-end use.

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