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The new normal: the current thinking behind wide road wheel design

It was only just a handful of years ago that 15mm was considered an optimal…

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

Irwin Cycling has been manufacturing wheels for a decade, first for other companies, and more…

Extralite CyberFront and CyberRear SP hub review

Custom wheelbuilders have a great range of high-end hubs at their disposal, but when weight…

Component, accessory highlights from the 2016 Sea Otter Classic

The Sea Otter Classic isn’t just about bikes; there are heaps of new parts and…

Taipei Cycle Show 2016: New tech from Full Speed Ahead, Ritchey, and Rotor

Full Speed Ahead goes modular for new cranksets plus fresh bars, stems, and seatposts The…

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…

Mavic and Enve Composites under same ownership — what it means

Amer Sports, the Finnish parent company of Mavic, Salomon, Suunto, Arc’teryx, and other outdoor brands, announced…

Zipp 30 Course wheelset review

Zipp is well known for its carbon wheelsets however the company has been offering alloy…

Fulcrum Racing Quattro Carbon wheelset review

Fulcrum is well known for its wide range of road and off-road wheelsets. Now the…

Tubeless tubulars set for road debut at the Spring Classics?

With the European road season just kicking into gear, tech spotters have a lot to…

Wheelworks Maker wheelset review

Wheelworks has been building custom wheelsets for the last nine years and the company recently…

Black Inc Black Fifty C wheelset review

Black Inc is a relatively new carbon wheel manufacturer that has the backing and support…

Pro-Lite Bortola A21W and Bracciano A42 wheelsets review

Amongst Pro-Lite’s considerable range of road wheelsets are the Bracciano A42 and Bortola A21W. While…

The science of wheelbuilding: understanding the importance of spoke tension

There is an art to building a reliable wheel, and while most wheelbuilders are reluctant…

Curve 24mm Road Disc Wheelset review

At present, riders looking for a high-end wheelset for a road disc bike must contend…

Zipp Firecrest 202 clincher disc wheelset review

Zipp’s 202 has evolved from a lightweight tubular wheelset to versatile carbon clincher. The company…

Curve 38mm carbon clincher review

Curve is a small wheel brand that is based in Melbourne, Australia. The company started…

Inside small wheel brands

Starting up a small wheel brand appears to be a simple matter for any entrepreneur.…

How do disc brakes change the design of road bike wheels?

Now that hydraulic disc brakes are available for road bikes and manufacturers are embracing the…

Mister Ghibli

The Campagnolo Ghibli has been a set of wheels that have carried many athletes to…

Soul S4.0 wheelset review

Based in Singapore, Soul is a rider-owned company that concentrates on affordable race-worthy frames and…