Hub and particularly tandem hub fanatics will know all about Edco’s reputation for smooth, Swiss-built hubs, but its complete wheelsets are new to the UK. Thanks to a shared distribution deal with Continental each Edco wheelset will come with Grand Prix 4000s tyres and tubes. If you’re into smooth reliability using conventional quick release axles and inner tubes, they are definite contenders.

  • Highs: Smooth, distance friendly, Shimano and Campag compatible
  • Lows: Relatively heavy, fixed QR axles, non tubeless

The 35mm depth and 24.5mm inner width create a neutral handling wheelset with a whiff of aerodynamic advantage but none of the gusty downsides of a deeper wheelset. The six-bolt disc brake attachment means no worries about carbon rim braking issues in the wet either. The rim does still have Edco’s CTg braking surface on if you want a wheel that you can run with discs or conventional brakes. The MultiSys cassette body

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