Typically pitched as Ultegra-level, the RS81 is a ‘non-series’ wheel, meaning it’s of a similar quality but doesn’t carry the name. The RS81 uses a carbon laminate rim, so, in…
On looks alone, it is easy to see why these 90mm deep-section carbon wheels are the mainstay of European six-day races.
Can the latest Lightweight wheels live up to the firm’s reputation and justify the £2,999 price tag?
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Mavic Ksyrium Equipe S wheelset £390
Stans No Tubes ZTR Alpha 340 Comp wheelset £490
Hope Hoops Pro3 RS Mono wheelset £315
Reynolds 58 Aero and 72 Aero clinchers F: £944.99, R: £1,209.99
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