e*thirteen is proud to announce the launch of its Piedmont Race gravel wheels. Drawing upon our heritage of high-performance mountain bike wheels, Piedmont Race wheels offer a precise blend of agility, durability, and cutting-edge technology for the diverse terrains of gravel riding.

Unmatched Riding Experience

Designed with the e*thirteen ethos of innovation and performance, these wheels provide a performance focused yet comfortable ride. Wider rims enhance stability, allowing riders to tackle backroads and singletracks with precision, control and reliability. Piedmont Race wheels navigate challenging terrain with ease, precisely carving turns and providing snappy acceleration with every pedal stroke.

Innovative Rim Technology for All Riders

Our new Piedmont Race gravel rims come with modern inner widths of 26mm in Carbon and 24mm in Alloy, providing exceptional stability and versatility for various tire sizes and pressures. The rims, featuring a low profile height paired with double-butted spokes, are designed for optimal compliance, grip, and reduced rider fatigue. Whether you're a seasoned gravel rider or new to the scene, the Piedmont Race wheels offer a dynamic and responsive ride that's second to none.

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Gravel-Specific Hub Design for Seamless Adventures

At the heart of the Piedmont Race wheels is the e*thirteen Race Straight-pull Hub, designed by e*thirteen for optimal weight, durability, and serviceability in a svelte, highly refined package. The 4-Pawl / 3° engagement system ensures efficient power transfer and rapid acceleration, making every ride smooth and enjoyable.

Just Right Engagement”: Piedmont Hubs feature a 4-pawl, 3° engagement freehub that engages flawlessly for excellent efficiency and quick acceleration.
Floating Thread Axle minimizes preload drag and allows for simple tool-free servicing.
Race Straightpull hubs: 6-Bolt brake rotor mounts for creak-free performance and ease of service without special tools.
Alloy Seal Shields: Freehubs protect main seals and enhance protection from contamination.
Race Straightpull 24-spoke hubs: Piedmont rear wheels have an alloy axle system and light-weight 2-bearing freehub.
Front Wheels: 100x12/15mm (adapter end caps included)
Rear Wheels: Available in 142x12mm.
Freehub Bodies: Available in XDR, and HG.
5-year Warranty: Including bearing service kits to keep you rolling smoothly and fast no matter how many miles you put behind you.

Quality That Lasts

Backed by a 5-year warranty on hub and alloy rim components and a no-fault lifetime warranty on carbon rims, the Piedmont Race wheels are hand-built using premium components, including Sapim D-light spokes and Sapim Secure Lock alloy nipples. Our hassle-free tubeless setup, featuring High-Pressure Gravel Tubeless Tape and Quick Fill Tubeless Valves, means you spend less time on maintenance and more on riding.

Hand-Built Precision: Piedmont wheels are meticulously hand-built to exacting standards, ensuring superior quality.
Premium Components: Featuring Sapim D-light spokes, Sapim secure lock alloy nipples, and nipple washers for durability and stability.
Effortless Tubeless Setup: Equipped with e*thirteen High-Pressure Gravel Tubeless Tape and proprietary Quick Fill Tubeless Valves for easy tubeless conversion and maintenance.

Join the Piedmont Race Revolution

The Piedmont Race series embodies our commitment to pushing the boundaries of gravel riding. We invite riders to experience unparalleled performance, comfort, and reliability on every ride.


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Race Carbon Weight: 620g/780g F/R (XDR freehub, Valves incl.)
Race Alloy Weight: 660g/840g F/R (XDR freehub, Valves incl.)
Spokes: Sapim D-Light 24H/24H - F/R
Rear Config: 142x12 - Alloy Axle
Front Config: 100x12/15mm (Adapter end caps incl.)
Driver: XDR 4-Pawl / 3° Freehub (HG Avail.)
Valves: Quick Fill Presta Tubeless Valves
Sizes: 700c Front/Rear
Piedmont Race Carbon MSRP: Front 769.95 $/€ - Rear 909.95 $/€ (UK F/R £689.95/£809.95)
Piedmont Race Alloy MSRP: Front 339.95 $/€ - Rear 409.95 $/€ (UK F/R £309.95/£369.95)