Wheels Reviews and News


Snēk Cycling Launches the Lifeboat Tire Lever


Part metalcore tire lever, valve core remover, bottle opener and 100% made in the USA the Lifeboat lever is built for modern tubeless tires.

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ENVE SES 3.4 AR Wheels Debut


The new SES 3.4 AR aims to offer aerodynamic efficiency, ride feel, durability and weight, while being optimized for 28-32mm tires.

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ENVE Alloy Road Hubs launched


Hot on the heels of ENVE’s carbon road hubset launched last year, ENVE is now showing off a new set of aluminum road hubs.

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Whisky No.9 50D wheels review


The Whisky No.9 50D is a disc-specific carbon wheelset that aims to deliver all-road performance whether racing on flat, fast tarmac or venturing on the rough and rowdy road less traveled.

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FSA K-Force Light AGX wheelset review


The FSA K-Force Light AGX tubeless disc carbon wheels are 25mm deep, have a 21.5mm internal rim width, and weigh 1465g. Find out how they fared on the road less traveled.

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Pub 36 tubeless wheels review


36mm deep tubeless ready carbon road wheelset with DT Swiss 240 hubs and a reasonable 1430-gram weight.

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ENVE SES 5.6 tubeless rim brake wheelsets launched


The front rim is wider and shallower to reduce the tradeoffs between drag reduction and variable cross wind stability. The back rim is marginally deeper and narrower to maximize drag reduction.

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Understanding the DT Swiss ROAD R:EVOLUTION


Whether you’re looking for aero road wheels, outfitting a gravel bike, or building up a fixie, DT Swiss has an wheel option for your needs — and price range.

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New Mavic Cosmic Ultimate UST roll out


Any product in the Mavic line that carries the Ultimate name represents the French company’s best in materials, design, and function. That includes a new $4250 wheelset.

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Stan’s NoTubes Grail CB7 and MK3 wheels roll out


Designed for tubeless tires and disc brake-only use, the Grail CB7 and MK3 claim to offer the coveted blend of low weight, reliability, control, and comfort.

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ENVE G Series gravel wheels launched


Design objectives for new wheels include lightweight for efficiency and speed, optimized rim widths for specific tire volumes, tubeless construction, anti-flat technology, structural durability, and ride quality.

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Roval 321 disc wheel rolled out


Celebrating the five-year anniversary of its “Win” tunnel, Specialized has introduced the Roval 321 Disc.

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Revin Cycling G21 gravel wheels launched


Revin Cycling is launching a new gravel road wheel line. The G21 and G21 Pro models will both feature a proprietary carbon rim laced to DT Swiss hubs.

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Irwin Cycling ARLO and AON gravel wheels debut


Both the ARLO and AON use Irwin hubs with 42 points of engagement, Enduro bearing, and they are built by hand with Sapim spokes.

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Bontragers Aeolus Pro Five wheels – video


Aeolus Pro Five wheelset sells for $1200 and is available in both rim and disc brake configurations.

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Bontrager Aeolus XXX carbon wheels roll out


Just in time to be raced at this weekend’s Tour of Flanders by the Trek-Segafredo WorldTour team, Bontrager has released a new lineup of carbon road wheels.

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Vittoria Terreno Zero gravel tires coming soon


In an effort to lessen the inherent compromise of gravel tires that also see paved road use, Vittoria has a new Terreno model in the pipeline.

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Boyd Jocassee Gravel 650b wheel review


If you’re ready to take the plunge on 650b wheels for your gravel bike, Boyd Cycling’s Jocassee wheels should be at or near the top of your shopping list. Find out why.

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Shimano unveils new affordable wheel options


Shimano has unveiled three new road wheelsets, each using trickle down technology from the company’s flagship products, resulting in budget friendly options.

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Mavic Allroad Pro UST Disc Wheel Review


This strong, relatively light wheelset brings UST road tubeless technology to the gravel set.

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Fair Wheel Bikes FSE carbon clincher wheelset review


These wheels helped our tester fall in love with an 8-year-old bike all over again, improving handling, comfort, and responsiveness.

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ENVE M525 G wheelset debuts


ENVE has announced the M525 G wheelset that adds an option to the new M Series line for those wanting the benefits of enhanced flat prevention, lower weight and greater durability for their gravel or road bike.

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Putting rim brake-equipped carbon clinchers to the test


While you can make an argument that rim brakes should be completely done away with, there are still many cyclists who haven’t (and likely won’t) make that switch. Unfortunately carbon rims and rim brakes don’t always go well together.

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DT Swiss factory tour


Come along for a tour of DT Swiss world HQ in Switzerland. Inside you’ll get an up-close look at how spokes are made and how their highly-regarded wheels are tested and built.

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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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