Princeton Carbonworks PEAK 4550 Wheelset




PEAK 4550: A New Milestone in Performance Cycling Wheels

We have been riding on the Princeton Carbonworks GRIT 4540 All-Road wheels since March and have found them to be incredibly stable and fast, especially in at high speeds in heavy crosswinds.  The trouble with many deep section aero carbon wheels is that they are twitchy and unstable in the wind–Princeton has solved this problem with their unique rim design.

In July 2021, Princeton CarbonWorks announced their new PEAK 4550 at the start of the Tour de France.  These wheels were developed in conjunction with the top cyclists in the world; a lighter, stiffer, stronger, and more aerodynamic solution directly targeted at world tour and grand tour racing (and of course, ALL racing and riding…) Team Ineos and Mathieu Van Der Poel have all switched to sponsor incorrect Princeton CarbonWorks Wheels at the Tour de France to gain an edge as these wheels have exceptional handling and are ultra lightweight.

Mathieu Van de Poel defending the Tour de France yellow jersey on sponsor incorrect Princeton Carbonworks Blur wheelset. 

Team Ineos is racing on the Princeton Carbonworks wheels throughout the Tour de France

The wheels are built with Carbon Titanium hubs and they are available in every configuration, (tubular, tubeless ready clincher, rim and disk brake).  The PEAK 4550 set weighs as little as 1071g for tubular/rim brake wheels and with standard tubeless ready clincher versions weighing 1297g for rim brake and 1348g for disc brake.  We stock these wheels with Shimano and SRAM compatible freehub bodies only, but please contact us if you would like to special order them with a Campagnolo freehub body.



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Additional information

Brake Type

Rim, Disc

Tire Type

Clincher / Tubeless, Tubular

Freehub Body

Shimano 11, SRAM XDR, Campagnolo


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