Momentum Bezerk FR mountain bike wheelset review

Affordable freeride hoops

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £118.95 RRP | USD $195.11
Bezerk FR Wheelset

Our review

They’re heavy and the bearings need TLC, but these are affordable tough wheels
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These wheels turn in a decent performance for the cash you’re splashing. The Mach 1 Freeride rim is wide enough to handle up to 2.4in tyres, has proved hard to dent and stayed straight throughout testing despite repeated pinch flats on rocky descents.

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The Shimano Deore hubs are quick-release only, but there is a 15mm axle version of the wheelset available. You’ll need to look after the cup-and-cone bearings in heavy weather though – we temporarily seized the rears in just a few weeks last winter.

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The tension and build quality of the 36 single-butted Mach 1 spokes is impressive for the money. Weight is 2,458g (1,132g front, 1,326g rear).

Product Specifications

Product

Name FR Wheelset (09)
Brand Bezerk

Features Shimano 475 Disc / 135mm / 36 Hole / 9-Speed / Black / Steel Axle / Aluminium Quick-Release.
Weight (g) 2458
Spokes Lacing Crossed 3
Front Wheel Weight 1132
Rear Wheel Weight 1326
Rim Description 26" Mach 1 Freeride Disc / Single Eyelet / 36 Hole / Black.