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Your wheels are, and always have been, one of the most effective upgrades you can make to your bike, whether you’re chasing lighter weight or increased aerodynamics. Shop online now:

Black Inc TWENTY

The TWENTY is a pure climber’s wheelset, done the Black Inc way. Its super-low weight was achieved while retaining the stiffness needed for efficient power transfer on steep gradients and accurate, confident descending.

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The TWENTY is made for the steepest climbs, so it’s ultralight at 1240g, with a lack of inertia that will feel breath-taking. However, there’s much more to a wheelset for the mountains than lightness alone. Stiffness is critical to efficiently transfer power in high-torque situations – such as a steep ramp when you’re out of the saddle in a low gear – and it’s delivered by the ultra-high strength blend of carbon fibre used in the rims. This directness makes the TWENTY extremely responsive, feeling even lighter than it is, boosting every attack. The standard CeramicSpeed bearings ensure no precious watts are wasted.

Descending confidence is also essential to having a great experience in the mountains. The rim stiffness provides high precision, backed up by disc braking, tubeless-clincher compatibility and a 21mm internal width so you can run 25-28mm tyres at optimum pressures for grip and feel. Whereas not so long ago wheels this light had to be tubulars and saved for race day, the TWENTY is a tubeless-clincher, giving you the practicality to enjoy them all the time.

  • 1,240g Clincher Wheelset
  • Optimised for 25-28mm width tyres
  • Updated hubs with CeramicSpeed bearings
  • Rim is optimised for maximum strength-to-weight ratio
  • Same tubeless rim profile as other Black Inc All-Road rim models
  • Disc-brake-only wheelset, suitable for Road use only.
  • Rider + Bike Weight Limit
    Tubulars: 90 kg
    Clinchers: 100 kg

Type
Clincher
Wheelset Weight (set)
1240g
Hub
Black Inc + CeramicSpeed straight-pull disc hubset
Spokes
CX-SPRINT and CX- RAY Aero Butted straight pull (24 front and rear)
Clincher Nipples
Sapim 12mm Inverted Alloy Nipple with SecureLock
Rim Height
20mm - 18.5mm
External Rim Width
28mm
Internal Rim Width
21mm
Recommended Tire Width
25-28mm (700C)

The TWENTY is made for the steepest climbs, so it’s ultralight at 1240g, with a lack of inertia that will feel breath-taking. However, there’s much more to a wheelset for the mountains than lightness alone. Stiffness is critical to efficiently transfer power in high-torque situations – such as a steep ramp when you’re out of the saddle in a low gear – and it’s delivered by the ultra-high strength blend of carbon fibre used in the rims. This directness makes the TWENTY extremely responsive, feeling even lighter than it is, boosting every attack. The standard CeramicSpeed bearings ensure no precious watts are wasted.

Descending confidence is also essential to having a great experience in the mountains. The rim stiffness provides high precision, backed up by disc braking, tubeless-clincher compatibility and a 21mm internal width so you can run 25-28mm tyres at optimum pressures for grip and feel. Whereas not so long ago wheels this light had to be tubulars and saved for race day, the TWENTY is a tubeless-clincher, giving you the practicality to enjoy them all the time.

  • 1,240g Clincher Wheelset
  • Optimised for 25-28mm width tyres
  • Updated hubs with CeramicSpeed bearings
  • Rim is optimised for maximum strength-to-weight ratio
  • Same tubeless rim profile as other Black Inc All-Road rim models
  • Disc-brake-only wheelset, suitable for Road use only.
  • Rider + Bike Weight Limit
    Tubulars: 90 kg
    Clinchers: 100 kg
Type
Clincher
Wheelset Weight (set)
1240g
Hub
Black Inc + CeramicSpeed straight-pull disc hubset
Spokes
CX-SPRINT and CX- RAY Aero Butted straight pull (24 front and rear)
Clincher Nipples
Sapim 12mm Inverted Alloy Nipple with SecureLock
Rim Height
20mm - 18.5mm
External Rim Width
28mm
Internal Rim Width
21mm
Recommended Tire Width
25-28mm (700C)