Derby 27.5 x 40mm HD Wheels

Rims are getting wider, so we’ve been riding quite a lot of them. This is what Richard thought to these hoops.

August 16th, 15 0 4,467 Categories: Wheels


Specialized Roval Traverse SL 29

Wheels from one of the Big S’s – But do they tick enough boxes for Barney?

August 14th, 15 1 2,746 Categories: Recommended, Wheels


Ibis 741.

Ibis is proudly surfing the fine line between ‘more’ and ‘too much’ with this monster 41mm wide (external) rim.

July 25th, 15 3 7,156 Categories: Recommended, Wheels


American Classic Wide Lightning 29in

I like big rims and I cannot lie, you other riders can’t deny, that when a bike rides by with itty-bitty tubes, and a big rim in your face, you get…

July 25th, 15 3 3,460 Categories: Recommended, Wheels


Schwalbe Procore: First Impressions

We’ve had a Procore system for a few weeks now. Long enough to get some first impressions down on digital paper for you.

June 28th, 15 1 6,847 Categories: Other Stuff, Tyres, Wheels

Hubbed to go

Mavic Crossmax XL WTS wheelset

Is the Crossmax XL WTS the adventurer’s choice? Mavic thinks so – here’s what Dave thinks

March 15th, 15 2 4,416 Categories: Tyres, Wheels


Schwalbe Ice Spiker Pro 29

Want to minimise ice-related downtime? Of course you do. Get some spiked tyres, then

March 6th, 15 0 1,393 Categories: Tyres, Wheels

Right in all of the right ways?

Velocity Blunt SS Rims

Light, wide rims that aren’t carbon? That’ll never catch on…

March 5th, 15 1 5,346 Categories: Wheels


SRAM Roam 60 wheelset

Dave’s has had SRAM’s Roam 60 wheels on board his long travel 29er, Here’s what he thought

December 26th, 14 0 2,480 Categories: Wheels

Right in all of the right ways?

Speed Date: DT 350 / Velocity Blunt SS Wheelset

Wheel building has changed, but does the satisfaction remain the same?

November 28th, 14 4 3,600 Categories: Wheels


Novatec Flowtrail 29in wheelset.

Fit and forget wheels?

October 21st, 14 1 2,764 Categories: Wheels

Crank Brothers Cobalt 3 rim stick

Crank Brothers Cobalt 3 wheelset

Can updated hubs and rims redeem the unique wheel?

July 9th, 14 4 4,332 Categories: Wheels

Crossmax wheels

Mavic Crossmax Enduro WTS 26in wheelset and tyres.

How does Mavic’s Enduro WTS system stand up to ten months of hard use?

July 8th, 14 0 2,141 Categories: Wheels


Shimano Deore XT 27.5in Wheelset

A complete bargain for all-round Mountain Biking™. As long as you’re unlikely to need to switch axle standards often, these will serve you well.

April 29th, 14 0 2,458 Categories: Uncategorized, Wheels

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