ROL Wheels Race SLR wheelsets - clincher

4.89/5 (27 Reviews)
MSRP : $700.00

Product Description

The Race SLR is the big brother to the SL, with the same proprietary hub and rim design but with four more Sapim CX Ray spokes per wheel for more aggressive or larger riders or more abusive terrain.

The Race SLR features the same rim as the SL, with its tire-boosting 23mm width and 28mm height for aerodynamics and stiffness.

  • 28mm Alloy Aero Rim
  • 23mm Rim Width
  • 3D Forged Alloy ROL Hubset
  • SAPIM CX-Ray Spokes
  • DT Swiss Alloy ProLock Nipples
  • 24 Spoke Front - Radial
  • 28 Spoke Rear - 2X2X
  • ABEC 5 TPI Steel Sealed Cartridge Bearings
  • ROL Skewers and Rim Tape Included

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Michael Welvaert

Date Reviewed: April 15, 2016

Strengths:    Light weigh, Great for heavier "Clydesdale" cyclists, value and the customer service is unparalleled.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
These wheels are amazing. I am a "Clydesdale" cyclist and beginner triathlete. I have a new 2016 Cannondale Supersix 105 Evo. I put these wheels on the bike and the speed and performance were a big difference. I purchased a new tri-bike and I am outfitting that bike with the same wheels. They look great, feel great and my performance has increased. Besides all of that, the customer service is amazing. I had a lot of questions and comparisons with wheels. They answered everyone right away. Always pleasant on the phone and accommodating. I would recommend ROL Wheels to everyone. When I get more competitive, I will definitely stay with ROL.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Josh Staudinger a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: February 23, 2016

Strengths:    Price
Customer service

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
At 210 lbs I'm a bit heavier than most cyclists. I have a 2013 Specialized Tarmac SL-4 expert. The OEM wheels were junk...when I cranked hard on them they would flex so bad that the brakes would rub. I went through 2 sets of Mavic Ksyrium wheels. 1 was the SR with big aluminum spokes and the other was the Elite S with stainless spokes. Well, I broke the aluminum SR's on 2 separate occasions. The stainless spokes of the Elites didn't break but were always out of true and when I leaned on the front wheel to sprint or climb I could hear the hub rattle with the spokes moving around/flexing. I searched the web for "wheels for Clydesdales". Every search I did and every forum I read through recommended Rol wheels. My lovely wife bought me a set of Race SL-R's for Christmas 2015. I've put about 500 miles on them so far and I love them! They look sharp, have a decent aerodynamic shape, and they are beyond solid! I've held back on my previous wheels because I would either get brake rub, break a spoke, or bend the wheel. I've put all I've got into these wheels and I am rewarded with pure acceleration! I am also proud to own a set of wheels that do all of the above and are made in the USA. I would recommend these wheels to anyone who wants a light weight wheel that's bulletproof and attractive. Good job Rol!

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Favorite Ride:   Tarmac SL4

Similar Products Used:   Mavic Ksyrium SR
Mavic Ksyrium Elite S

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tim Acevedo a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: September 15, 2013

Strengths:    Price, stiffness, low rolling resistance, bullet proof, high quality construction, resistance to snake biting the tubes when hitting pud-holes

Weaknesses:    None, so far.

Bottom Line:   
I bought this wheels, they are 2013, based on the reviews. I took a chance, since no one I know has them. I have no regrets.
This wheels don't transfer any energy to the road, the take the abuse of poorly paved roads. I have hit a couple of pud-holes and these wheels stayed true, not even a sign of the impact.
When cruising I can feel how little acceleration they loose, must be the aerodynamics of the spokes.Which they are nice, small profile, stiff blades.
I am a recreational rider. I do group rides, 3 times a week, 20-23 mph. Weekends is a 47 mile ride, 23-25 mph. and centuries as much as possible.

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Favorite Ride:   Tucker A ride

Price Paid:    $650.00

Purchased At:   ROL

Similar Products Used:   Reynolds, Spinergy,

Bike Setup:   2013, Pinarello Dogma. 2013, Campi S. Record 11s, everything. Carbon Most seat post and Most integrated stem handle bar. Ultegra pedals. A race ready darling.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Scott b. a Triathlete

Date Reviewed: May 1, 2013

Strengths:    Light, fast, strong wheels

Weaknesses:    N/A

Bottom Line:   
I had to write about these wheel. I shopped and looked and researched reviews. I almost got Easton, Mavic, HED, etc. , but finally settled on these wheel. The decision was based on the reviews, the specs, and price. I love the, and with 500+ miles - I have no troubles and can't get over the improvement in my rides. I think any upper end wheel set will improve ypur time and enjoyment, but these are a great for the price and performance!! Get them and you won't regret it. I am 6' 215# on carbon bike. .

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Favorite Ride:   Look 595

Purchased At:   Rol website

Similar Products Used:   Own; Dura ace, easton 90slx, shimano wheels too

Bike Setup:   Look, SRAM Red

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jonathan

Date Reviewed: April 21, 2013

Strengths:    LIGHT, Strong and Super Fast

Weaknesses:    Graphics are Stickers

Bottom Line:   
Wow what a wheel- I am a mid level rider 220 lbs. I won't say which wheelset I dumped (big name brand) I increased my mph by 2 per hour just by changing to the SLR wheel set. I am able to sustain speed longer and going uphill is not as dreadful as it used to be. I have hit just about every bump and pothole in the area where I ride and these wheels are as true as the day I purchased them. Thanks Rol for a great product!
2012 Trek Madone 3.1 - RACE SLR Rol Wheelset - Continental 4000s Tires - 100 Miles Per Week - Mesa Arizona

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