Ax Lightness | ultralight rims + parts

Ax Lightness from Bavaria, Germany, are carbon experts using the highest quality materials and techniques to build lightweight rims, frames and components for cyclists. From a 69 gram saddle to a sub 600 gram frame, AX Lightness have taken weight reduction to a new level to give the rider seeking the ultimate light bicycle the parts they need. We are hand building their rims with quality hubs for road and off road use. If you cannot see the item you are looking for please get in touch as we are now taking regular deliveries from Germany.

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  • Perhaps the ultimate lightweight cyclocross or XC rims at 230g each - the Ax Lightness SRT CC 29 tubular rims are perfect for racers looking for every last gram of performance. Price shown is per rim, full build quotes on request.

  • The Ax Lightness Stream 24 rims are real climbing kings with their weight of 215 grams per rim. Made from the best material in the finest factory in Germany. Hand built by Strada, single rim price shown, full build prices on application.

  • Ax Lightness Stream 38 -  semi-aerodynamic with a toroidal profile of 38 mm depth and a very low weight at just 290g making this THE all-rounder! Hand built by Strada with a selection of quality hbs, this is a single rim price only. Full build price on application.

  • The Ax Lightness 55 tubular rim is built using the latest toroidal shape and at 365g is light too. This versatile all rounder is hand built by Strada with hubs of your choice. Note this is a single rim only price, full build price on application.

  • The Ax Lightness Ultra 24T tubular rim is an incredible 195 grams - created using all the expertise of these carbon masters for the ultimate light rim. Price shown is single rim only, full build price quotes on request.

  • ax lightness Vial EVO frame

    From: £2,600.00

    The Vial EVO is a masterpiece in carbon - with great reviews from the press and riders alike. It balances light weight at sub 700g with comfort over long rides. Available with 2 fork options and in 4 sizes. Delivery time is typically 2 weeks, we can supply matching AX Lightness  bars, stem, seatpost, saddle and…

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    Ax Lightness Quicky QRs

    £71.95

    The new 41g Titanium and alloy Quicky releases from Ax have the latest surface coatings and particular gearing which optimally keeps the wheel secure to the frame without damaging it. You can feel it through an exact pressure point when closing and a fantastic clamping action.

  • After years of optimization and detail refinement we are very proud to finally be able to put our new Ax Lightness Pelton crankset to market. The aim was to utilize our experience and know-how and to map this on an efficient production process in order to put a crank into production that not only meets…

  • Considerably stiffer than conventional light aluminium stems and approved up to 100 kg of a rider weight on the road and MTB, the 'RIGID 6' comes with weights as low as 68 grams. Its rectangular profile is significantly responsible for the high torsional stiffness, yet thanks to the material properties it still offers a certain…

  • The Ax Lightness RIGID 17 stem is derived from our long-lasting experience in the construction of ultralight carbon stems. The target has been to put an unrivalled light yet at the same time also high-performing oversize-derivative of our long-standing ZEUS stem onto the wheels and we have achieved so in an impressive way: Considerably stiffer…

  • The AX Lightness Nasdorowje bottle cage not only looks great on your bike, it also offers excellent functionality. It is manufactured completely in-house from carbon fibre prepregs, which ensure consistently high-quality composite properties and only 15g. Hand made in Germany.

  • Thanks to its extremely flat and wide style, the Ax Lightness Leaf Plus Saddle at 93g is ergonomically designed for a sporty sitting position. A cut-out section takes pressure from the rider combined with flex and curved saddle edges and part leather finish where even wide legs do not get caught provide for additional convenience.…

  • Thanks to its extremely flat and wide style, the Ax Lightness Leaf Saddle at 75g is ergonomically designed for a sporty sitting position. A cut-out section takes pressure from the rider combined with flex and curved saddle edges where even wide trouser legs do not get caught provide for additional convenience. Hand made in Germany.

  • Thanks to its homogeneous design combined with its 135 mm width, the AX Lightness Endurance Plus saddle with part leather cover is a true all-rounder and fits nearly every bike and anatomy – even for very tall men and women. 135mm wide, 89g. Handmade in Germany.

  • Thanks to its homogeneous design combined with its 135 mm width, the AX Lightness Endurance saddle is a true all-rounder and fits nearly every bike and anatomy – even for very tall men and women. 135mm wide, 76g. Handmade in Germany.

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    ax lightness Sprint saddle

    £240.00

    The Sprint with its slender silhouette and width of just 124 mm optimally conforms to the human anatomy in an aerodynamic posture. This 69 gram racing flyweight celebrated its first victory as early as 2001 with a second place spot at the Tour de France. Handmade in Germany.

  • Our long-standing and well-proven 148g EUROPA seatpost now also as version with a comfortable 100 kg rider weight limit and full-length clamping section.