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Bontrager announces next generation of Aeolus RSL superwide aero road wheels

Clincher and disc-only, faster and more stable, designed using 3-D CFD computer simulations.

Scribe Aero Wide+ 42 disc brake road wheelset review

A feature-packed wheelset for just US$1,000 shipped.

Gulo Composites GRX-SL wheelset review: carbon spokes for a pillowy ride

When it comes to wheels, fancy spokes aren’t everything

Hunt 34 Aero Wide Disc wheelset review: affordable aero alloy

The words "aero" and "alloy" don’t often meet in modern road bike wheels. All too often, if you want aero -- as in actual aero with some ...

DT Swiss launches new crosswind-friendly ARC 1100 and 1400 wheels

DT Swiss's latest, the ARC 1100 Dicut and 1400 Dicut, are shaped without the constraints of a rim brake track. They're wider, for decreas...

Industry Nine Ultralite 235 TRA gravel wheel review: Mega-rigid, mega-colorful

You might think Industry Nine’s Ultralite 235 TRA gravel wheelset would be soft given its low spoke count and aluminum spokes, but that c...

Easton EC90 Aero55 Disc wheelset review: Flying under the radar

Easton’s 55mm-deep Fantom aero rim design was pretty progressive when it debuted in 2014, what with its ultra-wide and blunt-nosed profil...

Zeal Camerig 44 carbon clincher review

The Camerig is a climb in the Netherlands that rises 145m over 3.6km with an average gradient of 4%. It is also the name that Zeal has ch...

Princeton CarbonWorks Wake 6560 wheelset review: Small company, big claims

Princeton CarbonWorks is the brainchild of a few mechanical and aerospace engineering graduates from Princeton University who boldly clai...

Industry Nine i9.65 road disc wheelset review

Industry Nine is best known for its mountain bike wheelsets that feature brightly anodised hubs and spokes with a loud freehub and rapid ...

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 ...

Shimano Dura-Ace R9170 C40-TL tubeless road disc wheelset review

When road disc bikes were first unveiled, Shimano was reasonably quick to bring suitable brakes and wheels to market, but none could be c...

Fulcrum Racing Zero vs. Racing 3 vs. Racing 5 LG wheelset review

Carbon wheelsets may be more popular than ever, but alloy clinchers still dominate the market, if only because they are much cheaper to b...

Zipp 454 NSW carbon clincher wheelset review: stability inspired by whales

It's not often that cycling industry engineers cite whales as the inspiration for their designs, but the stepped leading edge on the pect...

Terrain Dynamics AIRhub outdoor trainer review

Terrain Dynamics is an Australian company built around an invention called the AIRhub, a programmable front wheel hub that is designed to...

Wheels Manufacturing Road Hubs review

In the current era where factory-built wheelsets have come to dominate the marketplace, it’s unusual for a company to release a new high-...

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,...

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...