BikeRadar Bargains: cheap mountain bike wheels

Refresh your mountain bike with these bargain-tastic wheels

If you've given your bike a good 'n' thorough thrashing this winter, it might be time to treat your ride to a set of new and bargain-tastic mountain bike wheels. 

For this week's edition of BikeRadar Bargains, we've pulled together five of the best mountain bike wheel bargains from around the web.

e*thirteen TRS+ 29er wheels  — £669 £445.49

e*thirteen's wheels are impressively stiff
e*thirteen's wheels are impressively stiff

With flanges as sumptuous as they come, matched with a super-quick pickup freehub, these ultra-stiff wheels from e*thirteen are a steal with a 33 percent saving from CRC. 

26" Mavic Crossride Disc wheelset  — £160 £120

Mavic's Crossride wheels are a dependable budget option
Mavic's Crossride wheels are a dependable budget option

Mavic Crossrides have been a favourite option for those after a cheap, replacement set of wheels for years and with a 25 percent saving from Decathlon bringing them down to £120 for a pair, they're more affordable than ever!

Mavic Crossmax SL Pro LTD WTS Wheelset 2016 — £764.99 £382.99

These Crossmax wheels are an absolute bargain
These Crossmax wheels are an absolute bargain

If you're after some posher hoops from the yellow, French giant, you could do a lot worse than these Mavic Crossmax SL Pro wheels. 

Currently offered with a 50 percent saving from Chain Reaction Cycles, you can pick yourself up a pro-level 27.5" wheelset for just under £400. Delicious.

Shimano XT M8000 29" Wheelset  — £399.98 £299.99

Shimano's wheelsets always impress us
Shimano's wheelsets always impress us

Shimano's complete wheelset offerings are just as impressive for mountain bikes as road and we love the look of these XT M8000 hoops.

For a penny under £300, you can get yourself a dependable, easily serviced wheelset that should give you years of hassle-free use. 

Easton Haven Alloy 650b wheels — £399.99/439.99 £279.99/309.99

Easton has really stepped up its wheel game in the last few years
Easton has really stepped up its wheel game in the last few years

Easton has really stepped up its game in the last few years and its wheels have continually impressed us.

These burly 650b wheels are built to handle rowdy behaviour and can be yours for a little under £600.

Jack Luke

Staff Writer, UK
Jack has been riding and fettling with bikes for his whole life. Always in search of the hippest new niche in cycling, Jack is a self-confessed gravel dork and thinks nothing of bivouacking on a beach after work. Also fond of cup and cone bearings, skids and tan wall tyres.
  • Discipline: Long days in the saddle by either road or mountain bike
  • Preferred Terrain: Happiest when on a rural road by the coast or crossing a remote mountain pass. Also partial to a cheeky gravel adventure or an arduous hike-a-bike.
  • Current Bikes: Custom Genesis Croix de Fer all road adventure wagon, Niner EMD 9.
  • Dream Bike: A rigid 44 Bikes Marauder, all black please.
  • Beer of Choice: Caesar Augustus
  • Location: Bristol, UK

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