Wheels

How much does tyre width influence speed?

Wondering if width really matters when it comes to racing tyres and whether wider tyres better and faster than narrow ones? Nik Cook explains
07 December 2018 at 09:17

Black Friday: The best deals on wheels

Need some new wheels? We round up the best Black Friday deals
23 November 2018 at 09:12

Bike racing tyres: 4 of the best reviewed

A well-chosen bike race tyre can make you faster and provide more assured handling when training and racing. Chris Hovenden tests four of the best racing tyres
21 September 2018 at 10:58

Tubulars versus clinchers: which are faster?

Nik Cook examines which is fastest; clinchers or tubs.
04 June 2018 at 11:52

Kru Cycling C-88 deep-rim race wheels review

Do these new deep-rim race wheels from Kru deliver on speed?
11 May 2018 at 09:39

10 of the best bike race wheels

10 of this year’s best aero race wheels for triathlon tested and rated by our expert reviewer
23 April 2018 at 08:00  (2)

Race wheels: 4 things to consider before buying

Considering buying yourself some thin racing wheels in the hope of finding more cycling speed? Then here’s what to consider first.
09 March 2018 at 09:36

Ambrosio 120 training wheels reviewed

Need some new, do-it-all, wheels for winter training? Rob Banino scores these from Anbrosio 90%
06 October 2017 at 11:40

M5 2-Spoke race wheel review

Yeah, they look weird, but according to the company these wheels are fast, very fast. To find out if the M5 2-Spokes really live up to the company's claim Jamie Wilkins puts them to the test ...
15 May 2017 at 14:26

Profile Design 1/Fifty race wheels review

Are carbon clinchers at this price too good to be true? Jamie Wilkins puts them through their paces to find out...
03 May 2017 at 08:40  (1)

Zipp's whale-derived wheel technology explained

What is Zipp's Sawtooth-inspired wheelset and how does it work? We explain all...
24 April 2017 at 13:22

Why are deep-section aero wheels faster?

Wondering whether deep-section wheels are worth the investment and just how much faster they will make you? We discuss drag, turbulence, and yaw angles, and highlight how and why aero rims are faster than shallow rims...
15 March 2017 at 09:08

First look: 2-Spoke M5 carbon wheels

Will these wheels turn crosswinds into free speed? We take a look at some unusual wheels from 2-Spoke
08 February 2017 at 11:57  (1)

Zipp release their radical new 454 NSW wheel, priced £3,500

Radical new wheel design for the aero market inspired by the humpback whale
04 November 2016 at 08:49

Textreme Disc & Tri-Spoke race wheel review

Are these the ultimate race wheels and worth the massive price tag of £2,299.99 per wheel (yep thats right - near enough £4,600 for your bike) ? Jamie Wilkins takes them for a spin to find out
14 September 2016 at 13:54

Bike race wheels: how to choose the right ones

Discs, deep rims, tubs… Choosing the right race wheels will make or break your bike leg. But how do you pick the set for you? Jay Prasuhn finds out
12 September 2016 at 09:12

Bike race wheels: benefits for triathletes

Race wheels are one of the most exciting triathlon gear purchases you can ever make. Nik Cook explores the real benefits of riding the bike leg with these specialist bike wheels.
21 April 2016 at 13:13

FFWD DT240 bike wheels review

We test the Dutch wheel builder’s F6R/F9R pairing of full-carbon clinchers
10 September 2015 at 12:11

Rolf Prima Ares4 ES bike wheels review

Sparse spoke lacing means riding them is a test of faith – but they deliver in spades
12 August 2015 at 12:31

Pro-Lite Bortola A21W bike wheels review

A cracking pair of bike wheels that can handle all situations with aplomb
17 July 2015 at 11:19