Gear – Wheels


7 Reasons Not To Hate Super Boost Plus

How I wish it was with Chris Cocalis @ Interbike 2016

According to Chris Cocalis, the Pivot Switchblade couldn’t exist in its current form without a 157mm rear axle – but it actually isn’t new at all…

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Reynolds Wheels : Q&A at Interbike 2016

Three Dreaded Questions

Reynolds wheels designs rims, manufacturers molds, makes prototypes, and builds early production runs in the U.S.A…”

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True Precision Hubs

Instant, Silent, Olympic Gold

True Precision got started in BMX and despite not paying any riders, 5 of the 8 riders in the men’s final in Rio were on their axles…

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ProCore Review: For Trail Bikes

Tube Within a Tubeless?

Schwalbe’s ProCore system offers a tube inside your tubeless tire in an effort to protect your rim, prevent flats and improve traction…

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NOBL TR33 Wheelset

Dustin Adams Interviewed

NOBL is a relatively new player in the carbon rim arena – but they mean to put a dent by offering quality and innovation for less…

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Insides Out: SRAM ROAM 60 Wheelset

Intel Inside?

Andrew Major gets a little help busting into the guts of SRAM’s rear hub to see what makes it go clickety click…

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NOX Farlow Carbon Wheels: Reviewed

Words - Jon Harris

Modern rim design, feathery weight and a reasonable price – can Nox Composites deliver on all these promises?

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Industry Nine Torch Trail S Wheels – Reviewed

Wheels For The People

“Just to ensure I wasn’t living the dream, Cam and Pete asked me to test the more economical Torch Trail S wheelset…”

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Schwalbe ProCore

Install & Expert Opinions

ProCore generated lots of hype but now that the dust has settled, and you can buy the kits, what does it do for you…

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Michelin Wild Race’R Enduro Rear Tire Review

Built For Speed

Fast rolling tires with aggressive side knobs have become a favourite for enduro racers and even DH types…

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Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt: First Impressions

Words - Pete Roggeman

Our Shimano XTR Di2 equipped Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt is an electronic shifting-equipped boogie machine. We’ve dubbed it ‘Thundervolt’.

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Mavic Crossmax XL – Long Term Review

The Good, The Better, and The Fugly

The ride quality and rim durability are highlights of Andrew observations but the rear hub’s response to North Shore weather was less than peachy…

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One for all...or so they say.

“Well-designed, extruded, black, aluminum rims are laced to solid DT hubs with black DT Swiss spokes…”

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e*thirteen LG1R Wheelset and LG1+ Cassette

Words - Tim Coleman

“But don’t let the chubby looking hubs fool you into thinking this is a porky wheel set…”

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Review: Shimano Deore XT

Words - Dave Tolnai

“…this is the benchmark. All drivetrains either work better or worse than Deore XT. It almost doesn’t matter how good/bad this stuff is, because we’re going to have to reset the goalposts either way.”

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