Hunt Sprint Aero Wide wheelset review

Polished, smooth and speedy

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5
GBP £399.00 RRP | AUD $738.00 | USD $524.00
Retro looks disguise state-of-the-art alloy performance

Our review

The performance of Hunt’s new race wheels is as polished as they look
Buy if, You want a polished set of wheels for racing
Pros: Fantastic fast and responsive ride
Cons: There’s often a waiting list
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Retro looks disguise state-of-the-art alloy performance from UK direct-sell wheel specialist Hunt’s Sprint Aero Wide wheelset.

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With an 18.5mm internal span and mid-V 30mm section they’re wide, aero and really light, which translates into exactly the effervescent, speed-sustaining ride you’d hope from the hype.

Despite relatively low spoke tension (except for super-tight offside rear lacing) they’re not the most forgiving ride but do come tubeless taped and valved. Hunt will even supply them with tyres fitted for ultimate user friendliness.

Brake surfaces get wear dots and the fast-reacting freehub gets a single replaceable steel plate to stop spline damage. Skinny polished skewers with brass cams, spare spokes and spoke key are included too, leaving only adequate rather than amazing lifespan of the replaceable, low-friction EZO bearings stopping a perfect score.

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  • Weight: 1,520g (pair)
  • Pick up: 7.5 degrees
  • Internal width: 18.5mm
  • External width: 23.5mm
  • Depth: 30.5mm
  • Spokes: 20/24
  • Tyre overall diameter: 27x24mm

Product Specifications

Product

Name Sprint Aero Wide
Brand Hunt Bike Wheels

Front Spoke Count 20
Rear Spoke Count 24
Skewers Included Yes