Parcours Alta 650b Wheelset review

Fast, fun and good value for money, these are a genuinely good set of wheels

Parcours Alta 650b Wheelset review
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Cycling Weekly Verdict

These wheels have had the details sweated to make them not only a top performing set of hoops, but also ones that are extremely easy to live with—two things that don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand. The choice of spokes, nipples and hubs make long-term servicing a straightforward affair, while the lightweight, deep and wide rims make the ride responsive, fast and—above all—fun.

Reasons to buy
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    UK built

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    Robust design

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    Good value

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    Interchangeable dropouts and freehubs

Reasons to avoid
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Fast, fun and good value for money, what's not to like?

The Parcours Alta 650b gravel wheelset is designed as a high-end pair of hoops, with a low weight, robustness, and easy liveability all on the design brief. The confluence of these qualities doesn’t lend itself to a low price—but in terms of value for money, there aren’t many close competitors.

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