• 2023 NS38 Rim Brake
  • 2023 NS38 Rim Brake
  • 2023 NS38 Rim Brake

2023 NS38 Rim Brake

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The discerning choice -our lightest wheel provides for the greatest possible acceleration and best handling, delivering a very snappy take off feeling. The minimal depth profile keeps weight down and provides the most stability against cross winds.

Great in climbing scenarios and for the long distance riders. The shallower profile also reduces stiffness -more flexible, improving handling on rough roads and maneuvering, a must in technical ascents and descents. This sizing is often chosen by many riders in long and technical courses such as at Tour de France.

Every component in the NS-Road line design has been carefully evaluated on its ability to absorb impact and vibration, minimise overall weight and deliver great gains in aero efficiency. As a result, responsive-stiff-lightweight wheels are now accessible to all of us. We challenged status quo and did the unthinkable: increasing both performance and affordability.


// Excellent cross wind performance
// Aerodynamic boost, free speed for the du/triathletes and road racers
// Reduced vibration, increased impact absorption, more stable, better control
// Lightweight, same effort takes you further
// Faster acceleration and ability to hold top speed longer.






    WEIGHT Front 685g Rear 885g Rim Brake / Front 760g Rear 870g Disc Brake | Wheels only / no cassette, tyres, tubes or rotors
    TYRE SYSTEM Tyres and tubes, or tyres only (tubeless)
    TYRE COMPATIBILITY Recommended tyre widths: 23mm - 28mm


    700C ⌀632mm
    WIDTH 19mm internal / 25mm external rim width
    DEPTH 38mm rim depth
    RIM Carbon Fibre Toray T700, U-shape

    DT Swiss 350 Straightpull Centerlock for Disc Brake [12x100mm / 12x142mm Through Axle (standard)] 136g Front + 268g Rear 

    DT Swiss 350 Classic for Rim Brake [9x100mm / 10x130mm Quick Release (standard)] 148g Front + 265g Rear

    Ratchet system 18 and Steel bearings

    See compatibility guide


    Count | Front 20 Rear 24 Rim Brake | Front 24 Rear 24 Disc Brake 

    Pattern | Front Radial | Rear Two-cross/Radial (2:1)

    Material | Stainless steel Sandvik T302+

    Sapim CX-Leader (6.7g/pc)

    Straightpull for Disc Brake / J-bend for Rim Brake

    NIPPLES Visible
    TAPE Yes - Rim bead protection (no Tubeless tape installed)
    FINISH UD - Black matte | Coated decals (NOT STICKERS / NOT REMOVABLE)  | Outline Black

    Disc brake | Centrelock 

    Rim Brake | V-Brake

    Valve extenders recommended if using a 50mm Presta valve (tube) - How to install valve extenders

    Rim brake surface: Carbon, basalt and resin TG (190-200C) (12mm)

    ASSEMBLY Proudly hand-built by the world's greatest carbon fibre artisans in Xiamen, People's Republic of China

    Generally 85-100psi (Max 110 / Min 80) -check your tyre manufacturer max and low pressures

    Max rider weight 130kg


    Moved using local couriers - air and land transportation as required

    800mm x 650mm x 170mm, 3.6kg

    Included in the box:

    -Wheelset & Cassette spacer for 8/9/10 speed Shimano/SRAM

    -Rim tape installed

    -Booklet -Welcome to nscarbon, Set up and Maintenance guide

    -Quick release | Aluminium alloy 48g Front 53g Rear (Rim Brake only)


    Want the best protection around to store & transport your wheels? Look no further - NSC Wheelcase

    Want this set to arrive already set up? -add the set up service here

    New Zealand

    Free shipping on wheels within NZ— 2-3 days target timing.

    Fee and estimated delivery time calculated at checkout on other products.


    Fee and estimated delivery time calculated at checkout  (incl. custom clearance as applicable)

    All NSC wheels are covered by both our Lifetime Warranty and Incident Protection Policies. Check them out here.

    Take good care of your wheels - learn how here.


    If the wheelset you like is currently out of stock please get in touch with us to get visibility on estimated delivery times.


    If the design, componentry or any other features of this wheelset doesn't work for you we can always pull a blank sheet of paper and start from scratch. Get in touch and let us know what you have in mind.


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