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Do Deep Section Wheels Climb Faster? | GCN Does Science

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Published on Apr 30, 2017

Simon Richardson takes a look to find out, Do Deep Section Wheels Climb Faster?

Thanks to Shimano for the products used in this video. All views expressed in this video are the presenter's own.

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Will the Shimano C60 Wheels be faster or slower than the C40 wheels on a climb? Let us know in the comments 👇

Ex-Professional Cyclist Simon Richardson conducts his own experiment to find out the difference between Shimano's shallow and deep section wheels on climbs.

Simon headed to the Coll De Rates, Alicante, Spain. This has an average gradient of 5.6% over a length of 6.5km. Simon rode at 325watts on the powermeter to ensure the results were valid. Find out the results were at the end of this video.

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