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Types of bicycle wheels


Many of my fans have been asking which types of wheels is recommended to buy. There are four distinct types:

I have summarised the characteristics of each wheel based on its terrain, rim depth, weight, acceleration, crosswind and aerodynamic in the table below.

Types of wheels with varying rim depth

If you would like wheels that are light, easy to handle, and will accelerate fast, Decathlon carries the low profile wheels at a competitive price.

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