Tag Archives: wheels

BikeBiz’s guide to the latest wheels, tyres and inner tubes

This month, we take a look at the latest wheels, tyres and inner tubes from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Halo Wheels, Campagnolo, Challenge, Bosch, Scope, Continental, Reserve, Arisun, Impac, WTB, Michelin, Princeton CarbonWorks, Panaracer, Hutchinson, Acros, CST, ETC, Zipp, Race Face, FFWD, Teravail, Goodyear, DT …

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Parcours unveils 650B Alta gravel wheelset

Parcours has unveiled the 650B Alta gravel wheelset. The 650B rim allows the support of wider gravel tyres for ‘greater grip and comfort without sacrificing clearance’, said the brand, and the lower pressure required for 650B tyres also negates the need for the bead hook as on a road wheel, …

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BikeBiz December edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz December is now available. This month, we catch up with seven distributors to reflect on an unorthodox year, explore Christmas buying habits in 2020 and discuss how the e-bike industry can help promote sustainable transport. This month’s sector guides are wheels, tyres and inner tyres …

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Parcours to enter Singapore market with Crank n’ Chain partnership

British wheel brand Parcours is to enter the Singapore market, working with recently-opened bicycle concept store Crank n’ Chain for local distribution, sales and support. Crank n’ Chain will be featuring Parcours wheels in its Sentosa Cove store, as well as working to build a B2B offering in the region. …

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Reynolds introduces new 309/289 XC wheels

Reynolds has introduced the new 309/289 XC wheels. The new 309/289 XC family features four unique build levels including a limited-edition version with the Super Bubba X turquoise hub set from sister company Ringlé. Each level features Reynolds’ new front and rear-specific rim designs and spoke counts. Prices range from …

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Boyd Cycling launches second annual wheel trade-up programme

Boyd Cycling has launched its second annual wheel trade-up programme and includes any wheelset of any brand and in any condition for the month of October. Last year, Boyd Cycling donated more than 50 sets of wheels to juniors through its trade-in programme. Launched on 1st October, the 2020 programme …

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Muc-Off’s LOPS pulley wheel system premieres at Tour de France

Muc-Off’s Lightweight Oversized Precision Shifting (LOPS) made its world premiere in the individual time-trial stage on the penultimate day of the 2020 Tour de France. The system, which unites a highly advanced titanium body with supremely efficient coated pulley wheels and bearings, was used by Team Bahrain McLaren leader Mikel …

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Boyd Cycling ‘brings carbon to the masses’ with new Prologue series

Boyd Cycling has launched its new Prologue series, introducing three new carbon road wheelsets. It includes 28 mm clincher disc, 44 mm clincher disc and 44 mm clincher rim brake options. The rims are manufactured using an automated continuous lay-up process helping to reduce costs by producing rims in mass …

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Roval launches Alpinist CL wheelset

Roval has launched the Alpinist CL wheelset. “Mass is the enemy of performance, and the Alpinist CL is the lightest wheelset in its class,” said a statement. “Weight has been pared to the absolute minimum where it counts most, allowing your every watt to deliver incredible responsiveness without sacrificing any …

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Lightweight now offering up to five years warranty on wheels

Lightweight is now offering an extended warranty of up to five years. The manufacturer’s warranty begins on the day after the legal warranty expires and ends five years after the day of purchase. It is limited exclusively to the initial purchase and is not transferable. “We are convinced of the …

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