The rim is the most obvious part of a bicycle’s wheel. They are typically made of alloy or carbon fiber. Elitewheels makes carbon fiber rims which are not only much lighter, but also stiffer and stronger.
There are two different options, namely tubeless (without nipple holes) and tubeless-ready (with nipple holes). Elitewheels makes carbon fiber wheels that all feature tubeless-ready rims. Lets look at the differences between the two options.
The start of the 2023 season will see China Glory Cycling’s announcement of who the new Chinese riders will be. For the time being however, the team will get a well deserved break from the rigors of pro cycling in Europe. We wish them…
With triathlons becoming more and more popular, the demand for high performance, aero wheels has gone up. We believe that riders of all abilities and backgrounds deserve to be on a level playing field in terms of equipment.
After their races in Europe, China Glory Cycling had just one more opportunity before the 2023 season. The final competition is the 26th Petronas Tour de Langkawi in Malaysia. The eight day event is as competitive as any other race they have participated in the…
When talking about groupsets, there are many different options. The first thing to consider is which kind of bike you have or want to build. Mountain bikes, road bikes, and gravel bikes use different gearing and have different components.
For climbing, the most important force to overcome is that of gravity. This is different than flat riding, where reducing aerodynamic drag is the most important. The steeper the gradient, the less important aerodynamics is, and the more important weight, or lack thereof, becomes.
This year’s Tour de Taiwan took place from October 2-6. It consisted of five stages starting at Taipei City Hall and finishing at Dapeng Bay. Nine continental teams as well as three national teams participated.