FSA RD88 review

The RD88s are far from the lightest wheels but they do have a desirable list of features.

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £184.95 RRP
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Our review

A good all-round road wheel, but no lightweight
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The RD88s are far from the lightest wheels but they do have a desirable list of features.

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For starters the hubs are loose ball units, so you can strip and service the bearings easily, and replace them when they wear, along with the cones. The rims are 25mm deep with an almost seamless join and a nicely machined braking surface. Spokes are common sense single-butted stainless items with brass nipples courtesy of Wheelsmith, well know for their durable spokes which are often favoured by long distance touring riders. In use they are surprisingly stiff laterally with a good level of comfort. They also offer a constant braking surface that throws no surprises at you.

Product Specifications

Product

Name RD88 (US) (08)
Brand FSA

Available Colours Silver
Material Aluminium
Brake Compatibility Any
Front Hub Brand Campagnolo
Rear Hub Brand Campagnolo
Centre Lock Compatibility No
Front Spoke Count 24
Front Wheel Weight 920
Rear Spoke Count 28
Rear Wheel Weight 1262
Rim Size/Diameter 25
Rims Brand Campagnolo