Halo ExciteD review

Great looking wheels with good price-to-weight ratio

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £210.00 RRP

Our review

Not the toughest or stiffest but light on your bike and your pocket
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The ExciteD wheels are a conventional 32-spoke build, with lightweight hubs giving a decent weight for the price. It also makes them easy to rebuild if necessary.


Stiffness suffers from the skinny spokes, with noticeable ping and ?ex when you clip rocks or crank into corners. We also managed to bend the rear wheel more easily than we expected on one of our test sections.


The six-pawl Six Drive freehub picks up swiftly and securely though, and five bearings in the rear hub spread load well for a long and happy life. Be careful what cassettes you use because single cog sets (rather than spider mounted ones) can scar the alloy body.

Product Specifications


Name ExciteD
Brand Halo

Available Colours Black Black/White
Material Alloy
Wheel Size 26
Bike Compatibility Shimano 8spd Shimano 9spd
No of Holes (Front) 32 36
No of Holes (Rear) 32 36
Weight (g) 1792
Front Rim Profile 23
Front Wheel Weight 805
Rear Rim Profile 23
Rear Wheel Weight 987