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Introducing the Roval Rapide C38

True To Your Ride Performance Upgrade


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MORGAN HILL, Calif. – April 26, 2021 – Out of place nowhere, at home everywhere, attainable to all. From long dirt roads to summiting high alpine ranges, the new Rapide C38 wheels from Roval provide a carbon performance and technology performance upgrade for nearly any rider. 

All too often the performance advantages of carbon fiber are out of financial reach. The Rapide C38 de-escalates the high-tech carbon arms race; merging Roval’s incredibly light but tough, sensibly aerodynamic, workhorse C38 rims with the dependable and affordable performance of DT Swiss 370 hubs and J-bend spokes. Leading-edge aerodynamics, proven reliability, super durability and lightness make the C38 the go-to training wheels for the world’s fastest racers, and about the highest performance per dollar you’ll find anywhere.

The tubeless-ready, 21-mm internal width of the C38 rim is strategically optimized for use with wider tires, providing ideal sidewall support and handling in any condition. 

The Rapide C38’s are lightweight, robust all-round wheels that also aerodynamically outperform many deeper, aero-specific rims.

Roval Rapide C38 Product Specifications:

  • 38mm External Rim
  • 21mm Internal Rim Width
  • Carbon Clincher
  • Tubeless Ready
  • New DT Swiss 370 Centerlock Hub – 18t Ratchet System LN
  • Thru Axle: 100x12mm & 142x12mm 
  • Weight: Front -714g; Rear – 886g; Set – 1600g with/ Tubeless Rim Tape
  • MSRP: $1000.00 – Wheelset
  • Lifetime Warranty – No-Fault Crash Replacement Policy

Check out the new Rapide C38 wheels at: https://rovalcomponents.com/products/rapide-c-38

ABOUT ROVAL COMPONENTS

Born in the ’70s in France and later acquired by Specialized, Roval Components is focused on creating wheels born from informed rider insight to deliver true performance benefits.

With more pro wins than any other brand and offerings that deliver performance benefits to riders across many disciplines, it’s clear that Roval is serious when they state that they’re on a mission to create the best carbon wheels in the known universe. Learn more at https://rovalcomponents.com

Media Contact:
Billy Sinkford
ECHOS Communications
billy@echoscomm.com