wheels

FIRST LOOK: NoTubes Arch Mk3 and Deore XT 8100 wheel build

FIRST LOOK: NoTubes Arch Mk3 and Deore XT 8100 wheel build

When we built up our Tranisition Smuggler there was a missing link - Shimano Deore XT M8100 equipped wheels. We paired some NoTubes Arch Mk3 rims to make a solid trail wheel set. 12 Sep 2019
Inside DT Swiss

Inside DT Swiss

DT Swiss are a go-to brand for wheels and all wheel parts. But why? 22 Jan 2019
WORKSHOP: How to fit Cush Core rim protection

WORKSHOP: How to fit Cush Core rim protection

Here we will talk you through a Cush Core installation. This is our preferred flat tyre/rim damage prevention system. 25 Oct 2018
TESTED: DT Swiss XMC 1200 Spline 30

TESTED: DT Swiss XMC 1200 Spline 30

As long as I have been riding bikes I’ve always heard people say that the best upgrade you can make to your bike is the wheels. 4 Jun 2018
TESTED: ONZA IBEX 27.5 X 2.4 tyres

TESTED: ONZA IBEX 27.5 X 2.4 tyres

When it comes time to purchase new tyres it is usually very hard to move away from the model you’re used to, let alone another brand entirely! 1 May 2018
TESTED: DT Swiss XM 481 wheel build

TESTED: DT Swiss XM 481 wheel build

Is it time for you to indulge in some hand built wheels? 27 Apr 2018
First look: Zelvy hubs

First look: Zelvy hubs

Queensland's very own wheelmaker introduces its own branded lightweight hubs. 10 Nov 2017
TESTED: Craftworx Dirty Harry Carbon wheels

TESTED: Craftworx Dirty Harry Carbon wheels

In a time where the cycling world has gone carbon mad, Brisbane-based wheel builders Craftworx have watched the popularity of carbon mountain bike wheels rise from the sidelines. Until now. 9 Apr 2017
TESTED: Spank Oozy Trail 395+ Wheels

TESTED: Spank Oozy Trail 395+ Wheels

Spank has been pushing the envelope for years now, supporting some of the highest level riders and racers and their in-house design team have created products that last the test of time. In the rim game Spank are relatively hard to beat, I have seen them being used the world over, from bike parks to World Cups and they seem to stand up to their name. 24 Mar 2017
TESTED: Bouwmeester Composites Tammar V4.8 Wheelset

TESTED: Bouwmeester Composites Tammar V4.8 Wheelset

Based around a solid single-wall carbon fibre rim, the Tammar V4.8 wheel set is the first product to come out of Bouwmeester Composites’ factory in South Australia. 18 Jul 2016
TESTED: Reynolds 27.5 AM Carbon Wheels

TESTED: Reynolds 27.5 AM Carbon Wheels

It may come as a surprise that Reynolds Cycling actually debuted their very first carbon mountain bike wheel set way back in 2007. 19 Feb 2016
FIRST LOOK: Reynolds 27.5 AM Carbon Mountain Bike Wheels

FIRST LOOK: Reynolds 27.5 AM Carbon Mountain Bike Wheels

We're building up a new long term test bike with the Avanti Torrent GS frame - the Reynolds 27.5 AM Carbon wheels should get it rolling nicely. 15 Oct 2015
TESTED: Syntace W-Series MX wheels

TESTED: Syntace W-Series MX wheels

Syntace were some of the first to adopt wide rims - and the set on the Liteville 301 test bike proved their worth. 18 Jun 2015
TESTED: American Classic Wide Lightning wheels

TESTED: American Classic Wide Lightning wheels

Wider rims for mountain biking are particularly de rigeuer at the moment, and particularly so with fat bikes and the current avalanche of 29+ and 27.5+ options being forced down our throats. 15 May 2015
REVIEWED: Shimano XTR Trail Wheel Set

REVIEWED: Shimano XTR Trail Wheel Set

Shimano's all new XTR M9020 27. 17 Mar 2015
Wheel Size Test

Wheel Size Test

Scott Sports engineers and Swisspower athletes test the new 27.5" wheel size and compared it with the other standard sizes of 26" and 29. 20 Mar 2014