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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Stan's Grail CB7 rims and wheelsets are optimized for tubeless tires and designed for disc brake-only use. Photo by Stan's NoTubes Four years after the original Grail rim was one of the first wheelsets to bring tubeless technology to road, gravel, and cyclocross bikes, Stan's NoTubes has...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    With a price tag of $1500, the new Zipp 302 is a surprisingly affordable carbon road wheel. In recent years, a new market has emerged for "value" oriented carbon wheelsets. Typically priced between $1000-$1600, the products can offer tremendous value. However, not all "budget" carbon wheels are...
  3. Components, Wrenching
    The wheels withstood a healthy dose of off-pavement use (click to enlarge). The Lowdown: Fair Wheel Bikes KinLin XR-22T Aivee wheelset There is a sweet spot for road bike wheels that weigh less than 1500 grams while offering wider rim width. Those wider rims allow for a more comfortable ride...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    The ATR Disc Brake features wide-profile carbon fiber rims that allows for wider tires. In response to the growth of gravel road riding and cyclocross racing, Utah-based carbon wheel maker Reynolds has released a new road wheel, the ATR (all terrain road) Disc Brake. Reynolds wanted to create...
  5. Components, Wrenching
    Steelman Eurocross bike equipped with Rol D'Huez wheels. ROL sent us their D'Huez wheels for test and we were excited to try these wheels that are highly revered in the Roadbikereview.com user reviews and forums areas. Year after year, they continue to impress our users with great value at $800...
  6. Components, Wrenching
    Seattle-based wheel maker Mad Fiber rolled out a new wheelset this week. Dubbed Road.2, the new offering is an update to its introductory wheel models and includes new carbon manufacturing concepts and materials. Retail pricing for steel bearing equipped wheels is $2,999, with ceramic bearings...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    This Fuji D6 TT rig was used for testing and racing. I was in the market to replace my 9-year old Hed Alps wheelset which feature a structural carbon fairing that is 50mm tall. The front wheel was out of true and when my mechanic tried to true it, the first nipple he tried shattered. He...
  8. Components, Wrenching
    Shimano today announced the addition of several new 11 speed compatible road wheels to their lineup for 2014. Most exciting of the announcement may have to be the new Dura-Ace 9000 C24 Tubular Wheels, weighing in at just 1,100 grams, they should be a favorite amongst climbers. The C24 joins the...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    Editor's Note: This is the second installment in a series of interviews RoadBikeReview.com is conducting with various thought leader's in the cycling industry. The mission is to discover what trends and technological developments they think will drive the two-wheeled world in 2013. Read part one...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    [youtube width="600" height="361"]httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDzcGb3Opcg 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...
  11. Components, Wrenching
    Mad Fiber's show piece at Interbike this year was their one off Carbon and Kevlar weaved tubular wheelset. The prototype wheelset is both a practice in materials and aesthetics. Kevlar being lighter than carbon, the mix of Kevlar and Carbon brought the wheels in at at about 10% lighter than...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    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...
  13. Components, Wrenching
    MSRP: Front wheel-$1,215. Rear wheel-$1,485. $2,700 for the set. Weight Claimed weight, wheelset without quick releases: 1498 grams. Actual weight: 1535 grams; this included rim strips which likely makes up the 37 gram difference. Front wheel: 680 grams (claimed). 690 grams actual with rim...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User Review: Campagnolo Zonda 2-Way Fit Clincher Wheelset by Andrew McLaren Price Paid: $475.00 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Summary: I've put about 100km onto these with Hutchinson tubeless tires (Intensive on the rear, Fusion 3 on the front), and the ride quality is...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Jason Schiers showed us what's new from ENVE Composites when we met with him at this years Sea Otter Classic. The Ogden, Utah based company has been busy, releasing two new clinchers this past month, the 3.4 and 6.7 SES wheelsets. The 3.4 Clincher is available now at all ENVE dealers, with the...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User Review: Mavic Ksyrium Elite Clincher Wheelset ('09) by froze Price Paid: $400 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Summary: Recently I had the idea of buying some new wheels for my Look 555. Originally, I bought Ksyrium Equipes when putting the bike together. Those wheels...
  17. General Cycling Discussion
    The second incarnation of our seminal carbon, wheelset same spec as the original with updated graphics. Front hub: Planet-X Superlight, black anodized, 16 hole, 100mm spacing, sealed cartridge bearings. Rear hub: Planet-X Superlight, black anodized, 24 hole, 130mm spacing, sealed cartridge...
  18. General Cycling Discussion
    Swiss Side is the fusion of Action Sports product design and development, with engineering from the pinnacle of technology in Formula 1. Combined with a burning passion for cycling and the Swiss Alps as a test ground, Swiss Side has been founded with one simple goal - to develop the absolute...
  19. General Cycling Discussion
    West Jordan, UT - Reynolds Cycling, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of high performance bicycle wheels, is pleased to announce its renewal of a two year contract with the French Pro Tour Team AG2R LA MONDIALE. The announcement comes on the heels of a Reynolds Cycling victory in...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    Easton recently unveiled their latest wheelset the EA90 RT, the first ever road tubeless wheelset from Easton. Easton engineers recognized the opportunity to bring the improved ride quality and better corning traction to the road lineup using the same technology that's made their UST mountain...
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