Indescribable riding characteristics thanks to outstanding stiffness
For the perfect wheel, all factors must be right. Not without reason the Lightweight MEILENSTEIN is the most successful model among the Lightweight wheels. With its unbelievable characteristics and versatile application possibilities the Lightweight MEILENSTEIN has been the reference among carbon wheels on the road for years and inspires road cyclists all over the world. The dream of a perfect all-round wheel becomes reality with the Lightweight MEILENSTEIN. With your MEILENSTEIN you can conquer high mountain ranges, enjoy flat rides and master racing with bravura. The extraordinary braking performance in dry as well as wet conditions will completely inspire you. You can hardly describe our MEILENSTEIN with words - you just have to ride it.
The stiffness of an wheel and its effect
The Lightweight MEILENSTEIN is not only particularly light, but also particularly stiff. But what does that actually mean for the road cyclist? The stiffer the carbon wheel is, the more track stable it is. This effect has an impact on the steering: the stiffness makes the steering more direct and particularly reliable. The energy that is generated at every start and every sprint is directly transferred to the road. The high stiffness is additionally increased by the connection of the spokes to the hub. This eliminates the need to re-centre the spokes, as there is no setting behaviour.
Every Lightweight wheelset is carefully handmade in Germany. This can lead to slight variations in surface structure and colour. This is a characteristic quality feature of this particularly high-quality production method. For more information we can be reached at 503-699-8665 or at Info@Lakeside-Bikes.com.
Pentagon hub for more safety and optimum braking performance
The Disc version of the Lightweight MEILENSTEIN is equipped with a so-called Pentagon hub. The hub sleeve was developed and patented by Lightweight. It provides more safety because the wheel hardly twists at all when braking. In the Magura endurance test the Pentagon hub proved to be "indestructible".
Magura is known for its uncompromising testing procedures for disc brakes, in order to test the brake components for maximum load capacity. One of these methods is special full-load braking, in which a wheel is brought to a standstill under full load at a speed of approx. 50 km/h within seconds with maximum braking force. After several weeks of testing, the Lightweight development manager received a call from Magura. He was informed that the MEILENSTEIN wheel had survived 8000 of these full-load braking operations without damage. The previous maximum values of comparable disc-braked wheels were 6000-7000 braking operations before they were damaged.
A few months later, Magura engineers spoke to the development department again and reported that that MEILENSTEIN C DISC wheel had been left on the test bench and was still intact after no less than 20,000 full-load braking cycles. As it could not be broken, the tests were stopped, the wheel was measured and checked for technical values. It turned out that these were exactly the same as when they were delivered.
The reasons for this are mainly due to the unique concept of the MEILENSTEIN DISC series. The braking forces occurring on one side were analysed and as a result the patented Pentagon hub was developed and used. Together with the firmly laminated full carbon spokes, each of which can absorb around 1.8 tons of traction force, the Pentagon hub forms the technological basis for a safe and durable wheel that is second to none. The MEILENSTEIN DISC series was revised and extended by Tubeless - this is how the MEILENSTEIN EVO series was created.
Very stiff and, therfore, direct power transmission without energy loss
Temperature stable, especially in the area of the brake tracks
Arrow fast acceleration due to excellent stiffness to weight ratio
Ideally suited for high mountains, all-round, training and competition
EVO, T 24D, C 24E, and T 24E are UCI compliant
The Lightweight MEILENSTEIN is available as tubular (MEILENSTEIN T), tubeless (MEILENSTEIN EVO), as well as clincher (MEILENSTEIN C). The tubular, clincher and tubeless versions offer the best stiffness to weight (STW) values with maximum heat resistance. The MEILENSTEIN Clincher has already emerged as the outstanding winner in many tests and is probably the most exclusive and powerful full carbon clincher wheelset in the world. The Lightweight Meilenstein wheelset can be purchased with a 24 mm wide rim and is perfectly suited for Endurance and comfort road bikes.
The MEILENSTEIN 24 D is available as tubular model with disc brake. The MEILENSTEIN EVO (Tubeless) is also equipped with disc brakes.
The road bike can be equipped with the following wheel set variants:
- Carbon-Tubular (Lightweight MEILENSTEIN T), Carbon-Clincher (Lightweight MEILENSTEIN C) or Carbon-Tubeless (Lightweight MEILENSTEIN EVO) wheelset
- Rim brake or disc brake
- Rim width 24 mm
- Front wheel with 16 or 20 full carbon spokes
- Rear wheel with 20 full carbon spokes
- Easily replaceable rotor for Campagnolo, Shimano and SRAM
- The SchwarzED (Black Edition) offers an understated esthetic: spokes, rim and logos in black, and greater durability and lower rolling resistance through CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
Lightweight Meilenstein, available as Clincher, Tubeless and Tubular in Rim or Disc brake
|Standard / Meilenstein EVO Disc Tubeless 24mm|
|Standard / Meilenstein T 24D Disc Tubular 24mm|
|Standard / Meilenstein Obermayer Rim Brake Tubular|
|Standard / Meilenstein T 24E Rim Brake Tubular 24mm|
|Standard / Meilenstein C 24E Rim Brake Clincher 24mm|
|Standard / Meilenstein Disc Clincher|
|Schwarz / Meilenstein EVO Disc Tubeless 24mm|
|Schwarz / Meilenstein T 24D Disc Tubular 24mm|
|Schwarz / Meilenstein Obermayer Rim Brake Tubular|
|Schwarz / Meilenstein T 24E Rim Brake Tubular 24mm|
|Schwarz / Meilenstein C 24E Rim Brake Clincher 24mm|
|Schwarz / Meilenstein Disc Clincher||210000044919|