Announced: Shimano unveils new WH-RX830 road disc wheel

News Wheels

Shimano unveiled its WH-RX830 carbon wheelset that not only features disc brake capability, but is tubeless compatible as well. The new wheels on a Shimano’s proven 17mm wide tubeless carbon laminate rims, along with Ultegra level hubs with a CenterLock rotor mount that are both 10 and 11 speed compatible.

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First Look: Velocity wheels targets cyclocrossers with Aileron disc brake wheels

Cross Wheels

Most exciting for cyclists who ride both mountain and cyclocross is the fact that you can convert the rear from 135mm rear spacing to 142mm to accommodate a rear thru axle—and swap between bikes.

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Review: Oval 733 alloy clincher wheelset

Pro Review Wheels

Check out this rock solid, lightweight alloy wheelset that accelerates rapidly and is easy to maintain.

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Reynolds Cycling adds 2014 carbon tubular, tubeless and disc brake wheels for cyclocrossers

Bike Press Camp Cross Wheels

At Winter Press Camp, Reynolds Cycling showcased plenty of existing tubular, tubeless and clincher wheels that may appeal to the cyclocrosser.

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Vision Metron 55 wheels, Metron 4D handlebar, stem and seatpost

Bike Press Camp Parts Video Wheels

Check out the new high-end line of Metron carbon wheels from Vision that are available now. Also highlighted here are the Vision Metron 4D carbon handlebar, carbon stem and carbon seatpost.

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Video: The Birth of a Bicycle Rim

Video Wheels

Check out this revealing video from wheel maker Velocity USA, which offers a beginning-to-end inside look at how a bicycle rim comes to life at its factory in Jacksonville, Florida. In just 66 seconds, you’ll go from raw extrusion to complete rim ready-to-ship.

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How To: True A Wheel (Video)

How To Wheels

Turns out truing wheels is one of those maintenance jobs that is far easier than it sounds. Anyone can have a go at it with a couple of simple tools and some patience. Check out this video to learn more.

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Review: Fairwheel Bikes Lightweight Alloy Clinchers

Pro Review Wheels

These lightweight wheels are an affordable alternative to more expensive carbon clinchers from more wheel-known wheel makers. And they work great, too.

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Interbike 2013: Ritchey Shows New Wheels, Bars, Saddle System

Interbike Parts Saddle Wheels

Comfort, reliability and ease of maintenance are the hallmarks of three new offerings from the famed California-based component maker.

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Interbike 2013: New Carbon Clincher Wheels From Rolf Prima

Interbike Wheels

Rolf Prima has updated its road wheel line with a pair of new carbon clincher offerings, the 42mm Ares4 and 60mm Ares6.

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Interbike 2013: Mad Fiber Rolls Out Updated Road.2 Wheelset

Interbike Wheels

New for 2013, the Mad Fiber Road.2 wheelset is a complete update to their introductory wheel models. As with its predecessor, the new wheels have 60mm front/66mm rear rim heights, come with no rider weight restrictions, and tip the scales at 1050g (tubular) and 1280g (clincher) per pair.

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Mavic Unveils New Shoes, Pedals, Tubular Wheel

Eurobike Parts Shoes Wheels

In its continuing push to offer a complete suite of top-end cycling gear, Mavic rolled out a new pedal line and a refined pair of race ready road shoes during the Eurobike trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

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Reynolds Cycling Company Profile and Tour

Feature Articles Wheels

Take a tour of the Reynolds Cycling US headquarters in Sandy, UT. R&D, testing, prototyping and more are done here on some incredible machines. Want to see what a blowout looks like at 370 PSI?

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Paul Lew Explains Reynolds New Carbon 48 Aero Wheels and Performance Updates

Bike Press Camp Video Wheels

Watch this video as Paul Lew, Director of Technolgy and Innovation for Reynolds Cycling, explains the additions and changes of their new carbon wheels for 2014 including the all new Aero 48. Also newly redesigned are the Attack, Assault and Strike wheels.

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Mad Fiber Debuts Revamped Wheelset

Bike Press Camp Wheels

The new Road.2 is an update to the Seattle-based company’s introductory wheel models and includes revamped carbon manufacturing concepts and materials. Retail pricing for steel bearing equipped wheels is $2,999, with ceramic bearings pushing the price to $3,199.

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Torture Test For Wheels (Video)

Video Wheels

Over the years we’ve seen a lot of ways to torture wheels in the name of testing, but this new device from the folks at Mad Fiber is truly nasty. They call it the Triple Threat. We call it downright mean.

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Mavic Intros CXR 60 C and CXR 60 T Aero Wheels

Aero Wheels

Mavic is at it again. After debuting its new Cosmic Carbone 40C carbon clinchers earlier in the year, it’s rolling out a 60mm hoop it claims is an aero wheel that’s every bit the wind cheater as rival offerings from the likes of Zipp and Reynolds.

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Review: Hed Jet 5 Express Aero Wheelset

Pro Review Road Bike Time Trial Wheels

While a little on the heavy side, these budget-friendly wheels offer excellent aerodynamics, solid braking performance, a smooth ride, and stability in the wind. Find out why.

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New Ultegra 6800: 11 Speeds, Lighter, More Ergo

News Parts Wheels

Let the Dura-Ace 9000 trickle down begin. Shimano has unveiled its new 11-speed Ultegra 6800, which is 35 grams lighter than the previous version, and requires 35 percent less shifting effort. Cost? Less than half of a Dura-Ace group.

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Review: Mavic Cosmic Carbone 40C Carbon Clinchers

Pro Review Wheels

Mavic’s new carbon clinchers deliver top-shelf braking performance and sexy aesthetics. But some will yearn for a wider rim profile and lower weight.

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Just In: Mavic Cosmic Carbone 40C Carbon Clinchers

Feature Articles Wheels

RoadBikeReview got the full download – and a test ride — on Mavic’s new hoops, which the French wheel maker claims are the safest (hybrid) carbon clincher on the market.

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Just In: Stan’s NoTubes ZTR Alpha 400 Tubeless Wheels

Feature Articles Wheels

With the rough-road riding season upon us, it’s time to put a pair of these beefy tubeless wheels to the test on Colorado’s burly dirt roads.

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Announced: Shimano Expands 11 Speed Road Wheel Offerings

Wheels

Shimano today expanded their 11-Speed road wheel offerings to include a new lightweight carbon tubular, several trickle down tech wheels, and a couple of price point wheels.

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Mavic Cosmic CXR 80 Tubular Wheelset Tire System

Feature Articles Wheels

Storied French wheel manufacturer Mavic has been working in the lab for the past three years on a new wind cheating concept. Aerodynamics on the bike has become a trendy topic amongst cyclist recently, and for good reason.

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Fast Forward All Carbon Ghost Wheelset

Bike Dealer Camp Video Wheels

Fast Forward Wheels, FFWD, displayed their new Ghost wheelset recently at Bike DealerCamp in Deer Valley Utah this past July. Hand built in Holland, the new Ghost wheelset is a full carbon tubular wheelset, weighing in at just 1098 grams for the set. Light as they may be, they do have a rider weight limit

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