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DM8 Superleggero Series SL-FortyFive - 28mm wide 45mm deep & 1500g/pair

Precision hand built to order: usually 7-21 days but upto 5 weeks during peak seasons - email us for more accurate info
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Superlight SL Edition DM8 FortyFives

Engineered as the perfect mid-depth wheels in the range, these DM845s ride effortlessly on every parcours and all weathers. Road, gravel, or CX - SL wheels are built exclusively onto our road hubs for QR axles and bikes with rim braking only. IF you need fixed track or disc hubs, please check out the DM8 Pro and Elite Series wheels.

Incredible levels of all-weather grip, comfort and speed come with the DM8 series wheels as standard, thanks to the only rim on the market engineered specifically for 25mm tyres.

Match with a fast 23-25mm tyre, then add just a little air - the sweet spot is somewhere between 55 and 75psi for most road conditions and rider weights - then prepare to float over the pot holes down your local B roads and on over your favourite cobbled bergs.  


» Visit Fat Boy Rim and learn more about how and why the DM8 rim profiles were developed

DM8s can be made for standard road bikes with QR axles and rim brakes, or for your disc-braked road, gravel, adventure or cross bike, with either 12 or 15mm thru-axles. If you're racing the boards or Red Hook crits, choose our fixed gear track build.

Priced per pair

Click on the Product Specifications tab for full specs, weights and what's included in the box. Click on the Reviews tab to find out what real riders are saying.

***Summer 2017: Peak Season Alert***

We are experiencing very high levels of demand for all wheels in the DM8 line up, with turnaround build times currently running between 4 to 5 weeks from order

My apologies for the inconvenience these longer than usual build times may cause. But the best advice I can offer is: the earlier you get your order placed, the higher up my build queue you'll be, and the sooner you'll be slotting these Fat Boys in your bike.

In the meantime, please accept my thanks for your patience and understanding.


Warranty Information

Warranty - One year
Crash Replacement Program - Lifetime for original owner

Product Specifications

Weights (average, grams):
Front 665 / Rear 835 / Pair 1500
Rim Width, Depth (mm), Profile & Finish:
28 wide x 45 deep 3D Toroid matt UD carbon
Spokes Front - 20 Radial:
Sapim or Mach 1 aero bladed stainless silver
Spokes Rear - 24 Two-cross:
Sapim or Mach 1 aero bladed stainless silver / non-drive spoke is chosen for rider's weight
11 Speed Drivetrain:
Shimano/SRAM or Campagnolo
Tubeless Compatible:
Yes - with optional tubeless rim tape, sealant, valves & tyres
What's In The Box:
Rim tape, Dark Matter carbon ceramic brake pads, Quick Release skewers, 10/9/8 speed freehub converter

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