EPIC 5.6
All Purpose Aero Wheel System

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The best all purpose aero wheelset. Designed to perform great in any conditions, from hill climbs to triathlons, the EPIC 5.6 is great for riders looking for one wheelset to do everything.


Rider Type
Is this wheelset right for you?

Road Racing

The EPIC 5.6 is perfect for a wide variety of road racing situations. It's a more aerodynamic option than the EPIC 3.4, and performs great in rides and races with a lot of varying conditions. Perfect for longer race stages, criteriums, and for riders looking for an added aerodynamic advantage.

Triathlon

The EPIC 5.6 is the best choice for triathlons in windy conditions. It's a more crosswind stable wheelset than the EPIC 7.10, and is also great for lighter riders concerned about bike handling. If you are looking for an aero wheelset to use in any training and racing conditions, the EPIC 5.6 is for you.

Recreation

If you are a recreational rider, that rides solo and in a group over a variety of terrain and conditions, the EPIC 5.6 is for you. The superior aerodynamics are great for riding alone or leading a group. If you are looking for one wheelset to do everything, you've found it.



System-Optimised™ Design
A Different Approach To Wheel Design

Tokyowheel System-Optimized™ wheels have distinctly different front and rear rims to maximize performance.


CFD Engineered
Computational Fluid Dynamics

Faster, more aerodynamic wheels as a result of engineering in a computer simulated windtunnel.


Carbon-Strut™ Construction
Unique Carbon Fiber Manufacturing That is Lighter and Stronger

69 folded layers of carbon fiber arranged in a stronger, lighter construction only possible with System-Optimized™ wheels.


2-Way Clincher Tubeless. Tubes or No-Tubes - You Choose.

Tokyowheel 2-Way Tubeless Clincher

*Epic 60 Shown

Use either traditional tires with tubes, or tubeless tires without tubes. Tubeless tires can provide lower rolling resistance and better protection from punctures.


Carbon Valve Balance. Smoother Spinning Wheels At High Speeds.

Tokyowheel Carbon Valve Balance

*Epic 60 Shown

Tokyowheel rims are balanced for the weight of long inner-tube valves.


DuraHeat-R™ High-Temperature Carbon
Better Braking Performance.

DuraHeat-R™ Carbon Braking Surface

A three part technology for superior braking with carbon rims.

Spokes

3.2mm Aero Bladed Spokes. Increase Wheel Strength and Improve Aerodynamic Performance.

3.2mm Aero Bladed Spokes

3.2mm Aero Bladed spokes come standard on all Tokyowheels, and offer the improved aerodynamics of the bladed spoke shape.


Sapim CX-Ray. Premium spokes Included with all hub upgrades.

Sapim Cx-Ray Spokes & Sapim Sils Nipples

The aerodynamic shape of the CX-Ray is also 30% lighter than standard round spokes.



Standard Hubs and Spokes
Tokyowheel™ VAPOR 2 Hubs & Aero Bladed Spokes

Lightweight, durable road bike hubs and strong aerodynamic spokes. Available with optional Sapim Cx-Ray Spokes and Ceramic Bearings


Optional DT Swiss Hubs and Sapim Spokes
DT Swiss 240s Straight-Pull Hubs + Sapim CX-Ray Spokes

One of the most well known names in hubs. DT Swiss components have a long history of quality and high performance.


UCI Approved

This wheelset has been certified and approved by the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale), for use in UCI sanctioned road races. These wheels are also certified for use in ITU (International Triathlon Union) sanctioned triathlons.



What's In The Box
All The Accessories You Need

Tokyowheel SuperStiff™ Quick-Release Skewers, CeramicStop™ Carbon Brake Pads, Nylon Rim Strips, and Valve Extensions.

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Technical Specifications & Geometry

Weight* 1644g - 1781g (depending on hub & spoke options)
Rim 700c Carbon Clincher
Rim Weight* Front 550g, Rear 600g
Rim Depth Front: 55mm, Rear: 65mm
Internal Rim Width 18mm
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Rim 700c Carbon Clincher 700c Carbon Clincher 700c Carbon Clincher 700c Carbon Clincher
Rim Weight* Front 550g, Rear 600g Front: 450g, Rear 490g 500g 450g
Rim Depth Front: 55mm, Rear: 65mm Front: 33mm, Rear: 43mm 50mm 38mm
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FAQ

Since 2010. If you're interested, please take a look at the company time-line we publish on our About page.

We don't have any payment plan options at present. Most people use credit cards to accomplish the same thing, and might even get better interest rates doing so.

We offer a 65 day test ride with 110% paid returns. So if you would like to do a test ride, you can place an order for the wheels of your choice, and try the wheels for up to 65 days. If you want to return them we’ll pay the return shipping costs, give you a full refund, and pay you an extra 10% for your time.

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