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Vision Metron 60 SL: Stunning high yaw performance from a WorldTour performer

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As with any of our buyer’s guides, we do our best to cover the full range of options in our list of the best road bike wheels. Given that the market consists of a variety of wheel depths and uses, that means that the options represent a huge range of needs. When it comes to modern wheels though, one of the most important segments is that of deep carbon wheels.  

Tech specs: Vision Metron 60 SL

Price: $2,205 / €2,209

Rim Dimensions: 60mm deep, 21mm internal width, 32mm external width

Weight: 1580g wheelset weight as measured with rim tape, valves, and Shimano compatible freehub

Hubs: PRS Hub (Helical Clutch ratchet with 72T and 5 degree engagement angle)

Spokes: 2:1 aero bladed spokes 21F / 24R

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If we narrow our focus a bit, we still have a lot of options but there’s a different spread that starts to become clearer. There are premium brands that sit at the top of the market for specs while commanding huge prices. There are also budget options where you can look for great performance with some small sacrifices for price. The Vision Metron 60 SL is one of those wheels that sits right in the middle in the most competitive range. 

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