Edco Albis carbon clincher wheelset review

Edco's 50mm deep aero section wheels are relatively light, with a wide rim. We've tested them on the ups and downs of North Devon

Cycling Weekly Verdict

A good all-round carbon clincher wheelset: deep enough for aero benefits, light enough for the hills

Reasons to buy
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    Quality build

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    Good, consistent braking

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    Aero benefits

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Reasons to avoid
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    A bit twitchy in crosswinds

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    Internal nipples make for difficult truing

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Edco’s wheel range has grown to include a variety of carbon and aluminium offerings in four ranges. The Albis wheelset forms a part of the Prosport range. At 1532g, it’s quite light for its 50mm depth and has a wider rim width of 25.5mm external, to support 25mm or wider tyres.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.