Wheels Reviews and News


Art’s Cyclery 2015 Mountain Bike Gear of the Year

Here’s a look at some of the mountain bike products that made riding more enjoyable these past 12 months.

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2016 Mtbr Ultimate Guide to Winter Mountain Biking

If you’re like us, you find ways to keep riding even when it’s freezing outside, there’s snow on the road and trails, and all common sense says you have no business having fun on two wheels right now. But you can’t do it without the right gear and skills.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Hot wheels for your favorite mountain biker

No. 1 component upgrade? A set of shiny new wheels. Lighter, faster and stronger are all potential gains when you swap out your old hoops. And what better time to do so than around the holidays.

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Round up: Six new wide mountain bike wheels

The trend towards wider rims, improved tubeless compatibility, and asymmetric rims continues with these six new mountain bike wheels.

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Interbike 2015: Reynolds Black Label wheels go hookless

Utah-based carbon wheel maker Reynolds has given a “refresh” to its stealth-looking (and expensive) line-up of Black Label mountain bike wheels.

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Magura and Lightweight Interbike 2015

Magura teases their new wireless electronic dropper post, which is set to be released early next year and shows off the MT7 Race brake.

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Vittoria Interbike 2015

Vittoria’s new 4C rubber uses four different material stop help tune sidewall and center, which offers improved cornering and traction.

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DT Swiss Interbike 2015

DT Swiss showcases new carbon wheelsets, lighter hubs with higher POE, and wider rims for the plus crowd.

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ENVE Interbike 2015

ENVE is introducing a new high volume rim specifically designed to take advantage of the new generation of high volume tires.

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DT Swiss rolls out new wheels, rims, hubs and forks

New carbon XMC and XRC 1200 Spline wheels come in variety of builds. OPM O.D.L. Race fork is stiffer and lighter.

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Eurobike 2015: SUNringlé Mulefüt SL – a bigger footprint now as wheelset

The big wheel/tire trend is width. The more, the better. To accommodate this, SUNringlé now has put the wide Mulefüt rims together with their SRC hubs and Wheelsmith spokes.

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Eurobike 2015: Hope unveils cassette, lights, seatpost and more

British bike parts maker’s portfolio expands in multiple exciting directions, including an eye-catching series of orange anodized components.

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Sea Otter: Mavic updates MTB wheel-tire systems

The men in yellow unveiled a mix of updates and new product, all of it centering around mountain bike wheels and tires.

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News: SRAM RAIL 40 wheels

SRAM has made huge strides in its wheel development. They’ve dissected every part of the wheel system and improved all the components. They’re not very wide yet but the engineering is now very sound with the RAIL line of wheels. Performance and affordability are in the forefront as well.

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Sea Otter: Kappius launches KR-29-XCW wide MTB rim

Kappius pushes into wide rim arena with new hoop that measures a claimed 46mm outer width and 41mm internal.

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Tech: Why wider rims will improve your ride

Find out why wider rims offer a softer ride, more cornering traction, better climbing, less burping, weight savings and a potential to run a wider array of tire profiles.

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Just In: Project 321 Lefty Supermax kits and wheelsets

Project 321 allows you to put a Lefty fork on almost any bike. With their machining wizardry, they’re able to provide bling parts that perform.

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Review: Industry Nine Trail 29 wheelset

We put this American-made wheelset to the test and found it had outstanding durability, hub performance and lateral stiffness.

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Contest: Nox Composites Carbon Wheelset Giveaway

Enter to Win a Nox Composites Carbon Wheelset with premium hubs in your choice of 27.5″ or 29″ size!

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News: Fyxation enters the fat bike market with the Blackhawk carbon bike

4-lb carbon frame with the ability to run 29+ or 26×5.0 tires is Fyxation’s entry in this growing field. Find out what this Milwaukee-based company is bringing to the fat bike market.

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Review: Bontrager Hodag Tire and Jackalope Wheels fat bike tubeless system

Bontrager sought out to build a tubeless fat bike wheel and tire system that is capable in all conditions but is still fun to ride. Have they succeeded?

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Wheels for every type of cyclist

Our favorite wheels for enduro, cross country, all mountain, road, gravel, cyclcocross, and just about everything in between.

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Gear Review: Ibis 941 Wheels

Ibis’ first wheelset jumps on the legit wide rim trend with their impressive 41mm outer width and their 1770 gram weight in 29-inch diameter.

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First Look: Bontrager Jackalope wheel and Hodag fat tire

Bontrager introduces a true tubeless wheel and tire system for fatbikes.

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First Look: Industry Nine PillarCarbon Wheels

Industry 9 and Reynolds team up on US-made carbon wheelsets.

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