Easton is expanding its AX line of gravel/adventure cycling components with two new carbon wheelsets. The EC90 AX is the top-shelf offering, while the EX70 AX has a more palatable price tag.

Amity Rockwell won the DK200 aboard the new EC90 AX wheelset​

Easton EA90 AX Wheelset Highlights

The EC90 AX wheelset is Easton's premier gravel wheelset.​
  • Wheelset weight: 1,470g (claimed)
  • Internal rim width: 24mm
  • Spoke count: 24
  • Price: 1549.99
  • Available now
The EA90 AX has already racked up gravel cred under Amity Rockwell, this year's Queen of Kanza. This wheelset features 24 double-butted Sapim straight-pull spokes laced three-cross to Easton's Vault road hub, which features six-degrees of engagement. The Vault hubset is user-friendly, with tool-free endcaps, and 10, 11 and 12-speed compatibility with Shimano, Campagnolo, and SRAM

Easton EA70 AX Wheelset Highlights

The EC70 AX wheelset is Easton's affordable carbon wheelset for gravel riders.​
  • Wheelset weight: 1,515g (claimed)
  • Internal rim width: 24mm
  • Spoke count: 28
  • Price: 1,199.99
  • Available now
The budget-minded EC70 AX wheelset uses Easton's X5CL hub built with 28 double-butted Sapim straight-pull spokes. End cap and axle components are available for all major industry standards.

Shared features

The generous 24mm internal width is suitable for high-volume gravel tires.​

Both wheelsets feature tubeless-compatible carbon rims with an internal width of 24mm, which is suitable for optimized for gravel tires 35mm and larger.

Visit https://eastoncycling.com/ for more information.

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