Easton Circuit wheelsets - clincher

4.49/5 (49 Reviews)
MSRP : $449.00

Product Description

Circuit - Boasting specifications that would make wheels costing hundreds more blush, the Circuit remains the industry leader in bang-for-the-buck performance. Patented T3 Twin Thread Technology is mated to a semi deep 28 mm alloy aero section rim to give the best of strength, light weight and clean aerodyanmics. Circuit remains the clear cut choice for budget conscious racers and enthusiasts looking for a big boost in speed and performance.……

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Big Bad Chicken a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: June 19, 2013

Strengths:    straight as an arrow
smooth zero maintenance bearings
Look like they cost 3 x what they do

Weaknesses:    ummm....no

Bottom Line:   
5000+ miles of abuse on the Chicago streets, pot holes, heaving breaking...from a heavy (210#) rider and...bearings still smooth (with zero play...and zero maintenance) and rims...well, lets just say I lost my spoke wrench and forgot how to true a wheel...5000 miles ago.
Still super cool looking, and reasonably light, a bargain (you'd have to spend twice to get something better).
If you can find a set, grab them...these are some awesome wheels!

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Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by stevereeneo a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: September 6, 2011

Strengths:    Strength - both in terms of flex while riding and durability - these wheels just seem to stay true.
Bang for buck there is not a better wheelset out there

Weaknesses:    None so far...

Bottom Line:   
Just a great wheelset! Smooth, surprisingly tough and VERY quiet. I've got the Velomax set that had black Easton stickers - which I took off... These wheels were an altrernative set to some Cane Creek Aeroheads - both bread and butter wheelset - but the Easton set is noticeably stiffer. they also seem to stay true through surprisingly rough roads.

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Favorite Ride:   Anything with no traffic

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   Colorado Cyclist

Similar Products Used:   Cane Creek Cronos, Aeroheads, Volos,

Bike Setup:   2006 Specy Tarmac, DA, Bonty Speed Limit brakes...

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by dumalam a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: June 16, 2011

Strengths:    Light, stiff and smooth rolling for the price. Quite freewheeling.

Weaknesses:    Spokes have broken in the first year, and not covered by warranty.

Bottom Line:   
I got these with my Cervelo R3 about a year and half ago. I have really enjoyed riding them, that is, when the spokes haven't been broken.

They are pretty light for the price, and feel pretty stiff during hard efforts and out of the saddle. And the hubs do feel like they roll really well. They feel really smooth and I love that they freewheel quietly.

However, a spoke has broken on each wheel within the first year, and not while riding. Once immediately after a ride, and once just at home several weeks after the latest ride (I was injured). And though they have otherwise always stayed true, even after some bad roads and hard bumps, the thought of getting stranded with a broken spoke is now in the back of my mind when I ride on these wheels.

In theory they are a great training wheel. It's a shame the spokes break so easily. And neither the Cervelo shop from which they were bought, nor the local Easton distributor, would accept that the issue is covered by the warranty.

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Bike Setup:   Cervelo R3, Ultegra 6700, 3T Pro

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Raimo a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: April 10, 2011

Strengths:    Lightness, price, quiet freewheel.

Weaknesses:    spokes made of noodles.

Bottom Line:   
Great for training. cheap to keep.

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Favorite Ride:   Cervelo R3

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   Having them on my Cervélo R3.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dileno a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: August 4, 2010

Strengths:    Rolls like nothing you've seen before.

Bottom Line:   
These wheels rolls like nothing else I've ridden. I'm sure they'll just keep on rolling even after you've stepped off your bike.

Great training wheels. For that kind of money they're a no-brainer.

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Favorite Ride:   Cervelo R3

Similar Products Used:   Dura-Ace 7850 Carbon/Alloy wheels
Nishiki Lite Limited alloy wheels

Bike Setup:   Had them on my Cervélo R3. Used with Vittoria Rubino Pro Slick tires.

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