Wheels Reviews and News


Mavic Crossmax wheels get wider and boosted

Mavic is unveiling upgrades to its popular Crossmax Pro and Crossmax Elite alloy XC mountain bike wheels, adding boost compatibility, widening rim profiles, and reducing price.

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DT Swiss rolls out new Spline ONE wheels


The proven DT Swiss Spline ONE wheel series gets a serious upgrade — now with three categories, two wheel sizes, and five different rim widths to choose from.

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Bontrager Line Plus TLR 29 wheels review


If you can live with the loud color scheme, the Bontrager Line Plus TLR 29 wheels are a terrific upgrade for any 29+ bike. Find out why in our full review.

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Wheelbuilder.com ENVE and Derby wheels review


With their wealth of expertise building wheels at the highest level of competition, Wheelbuilder.com is able to build the lightest and strongest wheels to fit the rider’s budget and specific demands.

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SRAM rolls out redesigned Roam 60 carbon wheels


Originally debuted in 2013, SRAM’s top tier carbon fiber mountain bike wheelset has received a host of major upgrades for 2016. Same goes for the 900 series hubs.

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Reynolds Dean carbon fat bike wheels review


New lightweight 80mm composite hoops are the ultimate fat bike component upgrade — if you can afford them and are looking for all-season durability. Read our review to find out more.

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Mavic parent company Amer Sports buys ENVE


Amer Sports, the parent of several winter and outdoor sports companies (including Mavic) purchased Enve Composites for $50 million in an all cash transaction.

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Industry Nine expands fat bike range, adds center lock hubs


New BigRig 760 fat bike wheels pair I9 hubs and alloy spokes with HED’s BAD alloy rim. Also launching are new centerlock versions of Torch Classic mountain bike hubs.

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Reynolds Dean carbon fat bike wheel first look


New lightweight, tubeless composite hoops from Utah-based wheel maker ridden to triumph at Fat Bike World Championships.

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Stan’s NoTubes wins patent dispute against Specialized


After a protracted eight-year legal battle, Stan’s original rim patent is upheld in Federal court.

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Atomik carbon goes big with Phatty 85 and Chubby 43 rims


Atomik uses a combination of aerospace grade foam and patented carbon technology to create their high end (yet affordable) rims.

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6 quick spinning fat bike wheels


For any wheeled vehicle, lowering rotational weight is one of the best ways to spend upgrade dollars. Just like on road and traditional mountain bikes, fat bikes benefit from lighter wheels.

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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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