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…
Even though the Mavic Crossmax SL wheelset is super-lightweight and near the top of the French firm’s range when it comes to price, Mavic isn’t pigeon-holing it as race-only. It’s…
The best of both worlds or a poor compromise? Is 650b the answer to our wheel size prayers, or just another size to muddy the waters?
Read our verdict on 26in Sun Ringle wheels