Boyd Cycling Carbon wheelsets - clincher

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $1100.00

Product Description

The carbon clincher wheelset is one that does everything well. We like to tell people that if you need one wheelset for all your rides, the carbon clincher is the set for you. It's light enough to be a climbing wheel, aero enough to use in road races and criteriums. Because of all these great features, the carbon clincher is our most popular wheelset!

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Cyclingsam a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2012

Strengths:    Spin up speed, durability and value

Weaknesses:    None to date.

Bottom Line:   
I've had these wheels for roughly 6 months and have close to 1.5k miles on them. I have ridden them through varied road (smooth, chip seal, pot holes) and weather (dry, wet) conditions and they have performed extremely well. They have remained true, spin up incredibly fast and hold speed.

They've pretty much replaced my other wheels (Kysrium SL's) unless it's raining.

In terms of the company, Boyd and his team provide great customer service which is key with any purchase.

If you're looking for a "do it all" set of wheels at a great price point, you should highly consider these wheels.

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Price Paid:    $880.00

Bike Setup:   SL3 - Project Black

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Michael Henley

Date Reviewed: August 10, 2012

Strengths:    Very fast; Instant increase in speed; Great looks; Light weight; Durable; Very smooth hubs, Great sound

Weaknesses:    A little hard to put on tires

Bottom Line:   
These wheels are fantastic, they are worth three times their retail price. They are very fast, durable, and light for their size. Boyd did a great job designing and building them. I would recommend them to everyone. I am very satisfied with them and they look great!

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Djrbikes a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 7, 2012

Strengths:    Spins up fast and stays true. Good value.

Weaknesses:    None so far

Bottom Line:   
I've had these wheels for about a year and a half and have around 2000 miles on them. I use them in the low country of South Carolina where the roads are flat and smooth. I noticed a definite improvement as a result of the aerodynamics without suffering from cross wind problems. I have had no problems. They stay true and I haven't had any broken or bent spokes. The quality seems solid. The ride is typically smooth from carbon. They are good wheels and a nice value. After getting these wheels I was better able to maintain speed and pace lines with faster riders. They are the only wheels I use on this bike now. They are very nice for centuries and longer rides. I haven't used them for any significant climbing, but imagine they would be fine as they are light

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Favorite Ride:   Hilton Head Bike Doctor Tuesday/Thursday training rides

Price Paid:    $880.00

Purchased At:   Direct from Boyd. Te

Similar Products Used:   Dura Ace carbon tubeless clinchers

Bike Setup:   Orbea Onix with a mix of Ultegra and Dura Ace

Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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Too many nice carbon bikes...

I'm more confused every different bike I see.. So many options... Fuji Sst 2.0 full carbon with sram $2400 Wilier gran turino ultegra $2500 Merida Schultra with fulcrum quattro wheelset and sram $2000 Cannondale super6 $2700.00 Theres some damn nice bikes out there... I'll keep thinking and keep ... Read More »

New bike or carbon repair

Yes I'm a complete lurker have been since I bought my bike in 2009. I have had a run of bad luck not just being hit by a car once but now twice in a matter of two weeks. The first was a guy no insurance who did a rolling stop and hit me square no real damage to the bike just minor scratches. The sec ... Read More »

Has anybody ever true carbon wheel with bladed spokes?

I been putting it off for quite a while. The Boyd 38mm carbon clinchers most likely got out of true from all the cracks and small potholes on the roads I ride on. I only notice the rubbing on the brake pads with the front wheel when I climb out of the saddle. Another factor is likely I set my bra ... Read More »

worth it to go carbon or update what i have

right now i am riding a specialized allez comp 06, components are ok nothing special. I have been riding more and want to ride more, i was looking at a guru flite but have some concerns with a carbon bike. How easy do they break if you drop or fall? Bumps etc..? Will the bike help me become a better ... Read More »

Cannondale Super Six 105 Carbon 2012 - gear problem - new parts?

hi, The gear cable recently broke on me on the way home from a cycle. During the way home I was stuck in the hardest gear (at the back). I switched to the smaller gear on the front and I could manage although it didn't feel safe(chain slack). I brought it to a LBS and he fixed the gear cable. ... Read More »

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