Wheels Reviews and News


Zipp 302 wheels surprisingly affordable


Dream of owning a Zipp wheelset but don’t think you can afford one? Think again.

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ENVE SES 4.5 wheels review


This is a luxury item that few (if any) cyclist really needs. But since when do need and want go hand in hand.

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Bontrager Aeolus Pro 3 TLR carbon wheels roll out


New wheels bring well-regarded Aeolus rim shape and design to lower price points for rim and disc brake equipped bikes.

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Testing Mavic’s road tubeless wheels and tires


Road tubeless tires have been around for a while, but have yet to become widely adopted. Mavic is hoping to change that with the recent release of a complete line of UST tubeless wheels and tires.

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Mavic unveils complete line of tubeless wheels


French company launching complete line of road UST wheels that includes both carbon and aluminum models of Comete, Cosmic, Ksyrium, and Allroad models.

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Stan’s No Tubes new Avion R Pro wheelset ads rim brake track


Not sold on disc brakes yet? Stan’s new Avion R Pro wheels bring Dirt Kanza winning tech to the rim brake market.

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Reynolds Aero 46 DB wheels review


The carbon Aero 46 DB blends light weight and aerodynamics while using a unique rim profile, alloy Industry Nine hubs, and stainless bladed spokes.

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Boyd Jocassee 27.5+ gravel road wheel rolls out


South Carolina brand offers a refined line of aluminum and carbon wheels for a variety of applications from traditional and plus sized road use to two mountain bike specific options. See what else is new.

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Easton AX gravel group launched


Easton has discontinued the mountain bike line, focusing instead on the growing gravel/drop bar adventure segment with the launch of their new “Adventure Cross” series.

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Derby Rims unveils two new carbon fiber road rims


Derby Rims was on the scene at Sea Otter showing off two new carbon fiber road rims. Both build upon the cyclocross/gravel 23i rims the company debuted last year.

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Irwin Cycling debuts high end wheels at Sea Otter Classic


Attention to detail and wheel expertise is Irwin’s core strength. So we are pleased to announce they are debuting their products to the US Market at Sea Otter.

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ENVE SES 3.4 wheels, Road Seatpost, and Road Disc Fork


February has been a busy month for composite component maker ENVE. The Utah-based crafters of all things carbon unveiled a new road wheel, seatpost, and fork.

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2017 Zipp NSW Carbon Clincher Wheels Explained


Offer to buy a roadie any wheelset they want, and many, if not most will ask for Zipp. The Indiana-based company that’s owned by SRAM has been redefining what constitutes a high-end wheel for as long as they’ve been in business, and they show no signs of letting up this year.

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Roval CLX 50 carbon wheels first ride review


Blending the low weight of the CLX 32 with the aero advantage of the CLX 64, Roval’s new mid-depth CLX 50 might just be the best all-around wheelset we’ve ridden. Find out more in the RoadBikeReview First Ride Review.

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RoadBikeReview’s top 10 most viewed articles of 2016


The last 12 months have been tough for celebrities, musicians, and democrats, but it’s been an awesome year for bike geeks.

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What You Really Want To Buy Part 1: Wheels


Why are wheels the single biggest and best upgrade? Here’s the short: A nicer wheelset usually offers weight savings, better aerodynamics, stiffness, and smoother spinning bearings. Time to upgrade?

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Knight Composites 35 and 65 carbon wheel review


Founded in 2013, Knight Composites is still a relative newcomer to the carbon wheels game. But they are already producing top-shelf product. Here is a review of two of their best clincher options.

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Mavic announces 2017 road lineup


Mavic’s 2017 road range brings a wide variety of new and updated products, with its most popular road wheels getting wider, helmets and shoes updated and now including women’s options, plus a selection of outerwear and accessories.

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Zipp launches ‘game changing’ 454 NSW carbon clincher


Zipp is trying to reinvent the wheel — literally. This week the Indianapolis-based wheel maker that’s owned by SRAM launched its new NSW 454 carbon clincher wheels that are a radical departure from traditional wheel shapes.

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American Classic Argent Disc Tubeless wheels review


During several months of testing, we did our best to break these wheels — or at least get a few flats. Check out our full review to find out what happened.

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Derby launches new tubeless ready CX/gravel rim


Derby Rims helped popularize ultra wide rims for mountain bikes and is hoping to help do the same for road with their new CX rated rims.

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Just in time for Ironman, ENVE unveils SES 7.8 aero wheels


Dubbed its fastest and most advanced wheelset, the 7.8’s front wheel is 72mm deep, 29mm wide external.

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Atomik Carbon expands road line with disc brake models


After making its paved debut with three tubeless-ready carbon clincher wheels with the Aero-U profile, Atomik Carbon now have 38mm and 50mm disc models available.

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ENVE introduces Smart ENVE System 4.5 AR Disc


New carbon disc wheels are aerodynamically claimed to be optimized for use with wider tires.

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Atomik Carbon rolls out premium road wheels


High-end carbon-fiber component manufacturer Atomik Carbon is hitting the pavement with a line of premium road wheels.

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