Tributes paid to wheel pioneer Steve Hed, who has died aged 59

Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer and Andy Schleck are among those who pay their condolences to aerodynamic wheel pioneer Steve Hed, who died on Wednesday

Steve Hed (centre) died on Wednesday (© @HEDCycling)

Tributes have poured in from around the cycling world for aerodynamic wheel pioneer Steve Hed, who died on Wednesday aged 59.

Hed, founder of HED Cycling Products based in Shoreview, Minnesota, reportedly collapsed outside one of his facilities last week and was rushed to hospital, according to Bike Radar.

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