The wheels look great with the tires on. The width of the Hutchinson Fusion 3 is spot on at 23mm so they fit just about flush with the braking surface and complete the elliptical airfoil shape of the rims.
The tires went on with a bit of drama, but soapy water helped a great deal and so did vigorous pumping to seat the bead into the deeper than usual road tubeless tire interface on the rim.
The completed wheels look and feel very solid. We’ll let them stretch and settle overnight before adding the sealant and completing the assembly. I expect the happy customer to have to do all of this again on this wheelset sometime well into 2014… there should be no punctures or any other issues – even with the sealant as the environment is rather humid here and that will slow down the drying out of the sealant.