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Roval ditches tubeless with its new Rapide and Alpinist CLX wheels

We’ve seen a number of new road wheelset releases lately. Many are disc-specific and boast ever-wider external and internal rim widths th...

Tech gallery: The little things at the 2020 Santos Tour Down Under

Details, details. Oftentimes, it's not the big things that separate pro race bikes from amateur ones; it's the attention paid to lesser t...

Hunt releases new Carbon Aerodynamicist rim brake wheels, admits Roval is faster

Aero testing, or at least the data, can so easily be tricked and tweaked to provide the desired outcome for one's brand. And so my attent...

New Roval Terra gravel and all-road wheelsets are super wide, wicked light

It’s now been nearly three years since I reviewed the Enve Composites SES 4.5 AR Disc wheelset, and I’ve been wondering aloud in that tim...

Roval debuts lifetime warranty for all wheels, plus coverage for used wheels

Roval Components has announced a new lifetime warranty policy for its entire line of road, mountain, cyclocross, and gravel wheels — incl...

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...

Roval CLX 32 Disc wheelset review: Light and stable, but sub-par tubeless capability

Roval — the in-house wheel brand of industry powerhouse Specialized — recently revamped its road wheel lineup, and the new CLX 32 Disc su...

Cobbled Classics: Tom Boonen's Specialized Roubaix

Tom Boonen raced his last Tour of Flanders last weekend, and team sponsor Specialized made sure he was properly fitted for the occasion -...

With three new wheelsets, Roval looks to roll into the spotlight

Don't call it a Specialized wheelset. That was the takeaway message from a recent Roval Components press camp, held in Santa Cruz, Califo...