Kirk Pacenti, a designer and entrepreneur of Pacenti Cycle Design has two decades of experience in the bicycle industry. He has been obsessed with bicycles since childhood, and has pursued his passion professionally for nearly as long. Following an aerospace machining apprenticeship and a frame building course at United Bicycle Institute, Pacenti went to work for Keith Bontrager in 1994, where he honed his expertise in frame design and fabrication.
Wider rims provide more tire volume and better sidewall bracing, which give you more sure-footed traction, a cushier ride and fewer pinch flats; and our profiles are hyper-refined, for more width without the weight. So you’ll have a better ride, wherever you ride.
Pacenti SL23 is quickly becoming one of the most popular alloy road rims on the market today. The SL23 is made from heat treated 6061-T6 alloy, features a tubeless friendly bead seat design, welded construction and machined sidewalls. The SL23 is a perfect rim for road racing, training, cyclo-cross and XC use. There is no rider weight limit on the SL23. Maximum recommend spoke tension is 125kgf.
• Bead-Blasted Black
• Rim Diameter: 700c
• Width: 24.5 mm (Inner bead width: 20.3 mm)
• ERD: 589 mm
• Spoke Count: 20H, 24H, 28H, 32H
• Welded Construction
• Rim Brakes
• Weight: 430g