South Industries Enduro rims weigh 495g each in 29-er size with sidewalls rocking a 3mm thick hookless bead lip and an internal width of 31mm.
New carbon wheelset called Crank Brothers Synthesis E11 comes with different tunes, spokes and widths at the front compared to the rear.
DT Swiss XM1501 is an all-mountain offer and built 3-cross, with each multi-butted, straight-pull, DT Competition spoke the same length for easier service.
The new Halo Vortex wheelset are designed as 'enduro capable'. With a 33mm internal width they are intended for modern 2.35 to 2.6in large volume tyres.
Is the reasonably priced Sixth Element SE34.28RACE carbon wheelset a dream come true... or a nightmare in waiting?
At less than £1k for the pair, these Bontrager Line Pro 30 TLR wheels are some of the cheapest carbon wheels you can buy that don’t come direct from China.
Bavarian component company Newmen is only a couple of years old, but has serious pedigree. Michael Grätz, who started Syntace and Liteville heads it up.
The Crank Brothers Iodine 3 wheelset is unmistakably Crank Bros in looks and in solving the tubeless rim bed riddle in a unique way.
We can’t knock the Ibis 942 in terms of quality but it's a high price. And six bolt disc option and narrower rim width might be the better for most…
Apart from the Sapim stainless steel double butted spokes and brass nipples, the rest of the Hope Tech Enduro wheels is made in its factory in Barnoldswick.
With four rim widths and all the hardware included for any configuration the Sun Ringlé Düroc has all the bases covered and is killer value for money.
The FSA Afterburner Wider is really well put together and a good weight, reasonable price and available several axle options and 27.5 and 29in diameters.
Born in World Cup XC racing, the DT Swiss XRC 1200 wheels are designed to be lightweight and accelerate rapidly; also strong enough for aggro trail riding.
Now well into its third decade of development, Mavic Crossmax should be a name familiar to most riders. The latest Crossmax range consists of three models, all of which are…
It’s taken a while but Mavic has finally come up with a carbon wheelset for trail riding. Called the Mavic XA Pro Carbon.
A significant update over the original Arch EX, the Stans Arch MK3 uses a wider rim, taking the internal width to 26mm to help maximise tyre volume.
XC racers will love the stable and stiff ride-feel of the DT Swiss X1700 Spline Two wheelset that aids the transfer of power so required from a race bike.
The E13 TRSr wheelset is really well put together with quality bearings and proper sealing. Great value for a carbon wheelset of this quality.
Amongst the best 29er wheels we’ve used. Highly recommended.
There are three categories in SRAM’s wheel range — Rise, Roam and Rail — aimed at, in order, XC, trail and all-mountain applications. However, there is a bit of crossover…