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Enve Composites sounds alarm on open tubular and cotton clincher failures

Rolling resistance has become one of the hottest topics in road bike performance in recent years, and tire companies have been quick to c...

Prime BlackEdition 38 and 50 carbon clinchers review

It has been two years since Chain Reaction Cycles launched its in-house wheel brand, Prime, to sell low-cost wheelsets to the mainstream ...

CyclingTips Podcast: Chris Froome has tested positive. What does it mean?

Chris Froome has returned an adverse analytical finding, more commonly known as testing positive. A urine sample taken at the Vuelta a Es...

Campagnolo Bora Ultra 50 carbon clincher wheelset review

There has been enormous growth in the high-end carbon wheelset market in recent years, yet only one wheel has been there from the beginni...

Roval CLX carbon clincher review: 32 vs 50 vs 64

Roval was once a French company that sold innovative wheelsets during the ‘70s and ‘80s. That era came to a close when the brand was acqu...

DT Swiss ERC 1100 DICUT DB road disc wheelset review

DT Swiss has been making its own wheelsets for almost 15 years, steadily refining its designs to improve the performance, weight and dura...

Prime RP-50 carbon clincher wheelset review

Chain Reaction Cycles launched Prime as its in-house wheelset brand last year. Now, in the aftermath of the company’s merger with Wiggle,...

Hunt 30Carbon Aero Disc wheelset review

When disc brakes started appearing on road bikes, proponents predicted a change in wheel design and construction. However that change has...

FSE EVO 35C carbon fibre clincher wheelset review

The introduction of carbon fibre rims more than two decades ago ushered in a new era of aerodynamic wheel design. In the time since, rim ...

Prime RP-38 carbon clincher road disc wheelset review

Prime is a new wheel brand brought to life by Chain Reaction Cycles, the online retailer based in the UK. It is no small undertaking, tho...

Boyd Cycling 60mm carbon clincher review

Boyd Cycling has been quietly developing its wheelsets since 2009, diligently refining its rim profiles to be competitive with the market...

Alto Cycling CC40 wheelset review

Born out of the enthusiasm of two professional racers and mechanical engineers, Alto Cycling has designed its own wheel system to make a ...

Reviewed: Irwin Cycling’s medium, deep carbon clincher wheelsets

Irwin Cycling has been manufacturing wheels for a decade, first for other companies, and more recently, under its own name. With wheelset...

First-look review: Mavic launches new Cosmic Pro Carbon SL-C and Ksyrium Pro Carbon SL-C wheelsets

Last year Mavic celebrated its 125th year in the cycling industry, and this year the yellow cars of Mavic will perform their 40th year of...

Fulcrum Racing Quattro Carbon wheelset review

Fulcrum is well known for its wide range of road and off-road wheelsets. Now the company is moving forward with wider rims, disc-equipped...

Wheelworks Maker wheelset review

Wheelworks has been building custom wheelsets for the last nine years and the company recently harnessed all of that experience to design...

Black Inc Black Fifty C wheelset review

Black Inc is a relatively new carbon wheel manufacturer that has the backing and support of some ex-professional riders, including Baden ...

Curve 38mm carbon clincher review

Curve is a small wheel brand that is based in Melbourne, Australia. The company started as a collaboration between a couple of riding mat...