We've found the best wheel deals on the internet, from training wheels to carbon racing hoops
A wheel swap can make a huge difference to the performance of your bike – be that through increased robustness with a high spoke count and strong rim, a drop in weight with a featherlight carbon set, or improved aerodynamics via a deep rim.
On this page, we’ve featured some of the best deals we’ve found online, and the products featured have been chosen because we know they’re good quality and are an excellent offer at the price we’ve included (at the time of writing). Our tech team have unrivalled expertise and years of experience testing new products, so you can trust our recommendations – and we also know what represents a good deal.
If you’re looking for more, detailed information on wheelset, here’s our selection of the best set of bike wheels for you.
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Zipp wheel deals
Zipp 302 carbon clincher rim brake wheelset was £1299, now £894
Read more: Zipp 302 carbon clincher review
We’ve reviewed the Zipp 302 carbon clincher rim brake wheelset and we were enormous fans, giving it a straight 10 and struggling to pull it up on anything at all.
It’s clear that Zipp has delivered it’s top technical knowledge into these lower price (for Zipp!) wheels, and the result is a very stiff and “devastatingly fast” set of rims.
Zipp 302 carbon clincher disc brake wheelset was £1300, now £999
Read more: Zipp 302 review
These are the disc brake version of the above wheels, and for the now discounted price you get the same 45mm aero rim depth and a really stiff carbon build, just with disc brakes instead. Both of those things help create a fast rolling wheel that maintains its speed really well.
Anyone who’s looking for a pair of upgrade disc brake wheels would do well to opt for these. Although a word of warning, there are very few left in stock so if you want a pair you’ll have to act quick.
Zipp 303 Firecrest wheelset was £1986, now £1587.99
Read more: Zipp 303 Firecrest review
The Firecrest name marks the higher tier Zipp wheels, the wheelsets with the brand’s top technology in them.
For starters these carbon clinchers have Zipp’s famed dimpled rim surface which the brand says is more aerodynamic. Then there’s the simply superb Showstopper braking track which offers some of the finest stopping on the whole market.
The rim itself is 45mm deep which offers a very nice medium between aerodynamics and straight line speed.
Mavic Price slashes
Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST wheels were £539, now from £212
Read more: Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST wheels review
We rate the Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheels as probably the best upgrade wheels that you can buy, and firmly believe that budget price doesn’t mean budget performance. At 1520g on our scales they’re lighter than a lot of carbon rims.
Mavic Ksyrium Pro Carbon SL Disc wheels were £1700, now £999
These lightweight Mavic Ksyrium Pro Carbon SL Disc wheels are lightweight hill toppers, perfect for those who like to get the climbs in. They are disc specific, meaning the brake track could be removed, allowing for greater stiffness and lower weights. What’s more, Mavic has widened the internal rim width allowing it to better seat wider tyres.
Mavic Cosmic Pro carbon wheelset was £969, now £734
These particular wheels are slightly older, meaning they’re not the tubeless ready set but they are carbon, meaning they’re stiff and light. At 45mm deep they have an aero benefit as well as the ability to just keep rolling. A claimed weight of 1650g for the pair is reasonable for wheels this deep.
Mavic Ksyrium Pro UST wheelset was £855, now £675
These aluminium wheels make a great upgrade wheelset for those who are looking to take their bike to the next level. They’re tubeless ready as standard which is great for winter and 18 spokes on the front and 20 on the rear keep them stiff and strong.
Mavic Cosmic Elite UST wheelset was £419, now £279
These aluminium, tubeless ready, disc brake wheels would make the ultimate winter wheelset for those committed to big mileage this cold season. Reputably tough and hard wearing yet they offer great performance, now at a much lower price!
Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon Exalith clincher wheelset, was £1,169 now £879.99
Read more: Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon review
The exceptional Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon Exalith are now discounted by a whopping 20%. We’ve reviewed the Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon SL and the main difference between the two is the Exalith braking track which is really good. The wheels are 45mm deep which makes them stiff and aero and they come with a set of Mavic tyres.
Best Black Friday wheel deals: Other great deals
Shimano Dura-Ace R9170 wheelset was £1999, now £1449
These Dura-Ace wheels are the carbon disc offerings for the pro racers. They’re 60mm deep, with a 24mm rim width to improve aerodynamics, rigidity and inertia. Thru-Axle hubs and tubeless compatibility keeps these wheels bang up-to-date.
Fulcrum Racing Zero Nite C17 Clincher Road Wheelset was £1,099.99 now £799.99
A high end aluminium road bike wheel, with “Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation” treatment for expert braking, even in the wet. The hard layer embedded on the surface helps to guard against wear, too.
The freehub is designed to suit Shimano 10-11 speed, and bearings are USB ceramic. Aero straight pull spokes have been used, with 16 at the front and 21 on the rear – representing a lower than average count to help reduce turbulence in the wind.
Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 C60 wheelset was £1599 now £1109
Shimano’s latest Dura-Ace R9100 wheels are 50mm deep, offering a nice stiffness boost to your ride. Alloy rim braking ensures minimal damage to the braking surface and increased rigidity.
They’re for sale, separately so we’ve included links below to both wheels.
That’s all the deals for now, be sure to keep checking back over the Black Friday period!