Astral expands wheelset offerings

Benefit from sister brand's engineering, testing and craftsmanship

News Wheels

Astral expands wheelset offerings

Astral, U.S. manufacturer of high-end rims, has announced the launch of complete wheelsets. Astral debuted in 2017 as the second brand of Oregon-based Rolf Prima, offering rims for traditionally laced wheels. Astral rims are drilled for standard lacing with profiles based on Rolf Prima designs, benefiting from Rolf Prima’s engineering, testing and craftsmanship.

Astral expands wheelset offerings

“We have been wheel builders for over 15 years so it is a natural transition to offer complete wheels on the Astral side,” explained Brian Roddy, owner of Rolf Prima and Astral Cycling. “Astral allows us to expand our full wheel options further to offer wheels our customers have asked for, such as 40 spoke tandem wheels or an adventure set with Dynamo hubs, as well as more standard wheel builds.”

Astral expands wheelset offerings

Astral wheels will be built around White Industries hubs for their road, gravel and dirt wheelsets with potential for other hub options. Astral will be offering dealer programs and is working with U.S. bike builders for OEM. All wheels are built in Eugene, Oregon.

Astral expands wheelset offerings

Astral’s entire line of wheels will be tubeless compatible and will have models for all disciplines. See for more details.

Photo Thumbnails (click to enlarge)

About the author: Mtbr is a site by mountain bikers for mountain bikers. We are the best online resource for information for mountain bikers of all abilities, ages and interests.

Related Articles

NOTE: There are two ways to comment on our articles: Facebook or Wordpress. Facebook uses your real name and can be posted on your wall while Wordpress uses our login system. Feel free to use either one.

Facebook Comments:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




VISIT US AT and the ConsumerReview Network are business units of Invenda Corporation

(C) Copyright 1996-2018. All Rights Reserved.