Bike Wheel Reviews

  • Token Arsenal C590 Aero Wheels Review

    23rd July 2014

    Token Arsenal C590 aero wheels tested, rated and reviewed Token Arsenal C590 £1,199.99 i-ride.co.uk This pair of carbon clincher wheels from Token comes in a triathlon race-ready package of a deep, 90mm rim on the rear and friendlier handling 55mm…

  • Novatec R5 Wheels Review

    28th May 2014

    Novatec R5 50mm carbon clincher wheels tested, rated and reviewed Novatec R5 £1,359 novatecusa.net; extrauk.co.uk These deep section wheels from hub-maker Novatec use a wide 24mm rim profile combined with a 50mm depth. This means that when gusting crosswinds threaten,…

  • Zipp 808 Firecrest Clinchers Aero Wheels Review

    30th April 2014

    Zipp’s 808 Firecrest carbon clinchers tested, rated and reviewed Zipp 808 Firecrest Clinchers £1,015 (front); £1,244 (rear) zipp.com; fisheroutdoor.co.uk The Zipp 808s feature 82mm deep carbon clincher rims, mounted via Sapim CX-Ray bladed spokes (18 front, 24 rear) to Zipp…

  • Rolf Prima Ares 4 Wheelset Review

    2nd April 2014

    Rolf Prima’s Ares 4 carbon aero wheels tested, rated and reviewed Rolf Prima Ares 4 £1,999 (pair) or £989 (front), £1,210 (rear) rolfprima.com Even in the increasingly crowded high-end aero clincher market, the Ares 4 from Rolf Prima wheels stand…

  • Airstreeem Aero 50 Wheels Review

    20th December 2013

    Airstreeem’s Aero 50 Wheels put to the test and reviewed Airstreeem Aero 50 Wheels £1,199 www.airstreeem.com Airstreeem have partnered with the Red Bull F1 race team on both carbon technology and aerodynamics for these 50mm deep and fashionably wide (24.5mm)…

  • Gear Of The Year: Best Aero Wheels 2013

    20th December 2013

    The Reynolds 58 Aero wheels scoop our award for the best aero wheelset of 2013 Our Gear of the Year awards celebrate the finest triathlon gear we’ve tested over 2013. While some old favourites still shine though, innovative new tech…

  • Rolf Prima Vigor Alpha Wheel Review

    13th November 2013

    We review the Rolf Prima Vigor Alphas – claimed to be the fastest alloy wheels there are Rolf Prima Vigor Alpha Wheels £999 www.rolfprimawheels.co.uk Rolf Prima claims that its Vigor Alphas are the fastest alloy wheels in the world –…

  • American Classic Carbon 58 Clinchers Review

    19th October 2013

    We put the American Classic Carbon 58 Clinchers to the test American Classic Carbon 58 Clinchers £1,099.99 www.todayscyclist.co.uk American Classic has fattened up and fancy-spoked its deep-dish wheels to put them right back into the mix in the competitive carbon/alloy…

  • Best Aero Wheels For Triathlon Review 2013

    26th August 2013

    Mid-section wheels balance aero shaping with sharp handling. We’ve tested, rated and reviewed 15 to find the best for you According to the hype, 50mm-deep rims make for the ultimate all-round speed wheels – deep enough to be noticeably faster…

  • Reynolds 58 AERO Wheels Review

    4th June 2013

    Our verdict on the new Reynolds 58 AERO clincher wheels Reynolds 58 AERO £2,100/pair reynoldscycling.com / upgradebikes.co.uk The 58 AERO is the shallowest wheel in Reynolds’ new premium deep-section range, which also includes 72 and 90mm models. The brand is…