Ritchey Apex WCS wheelset review

Aero all-rounders

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £1,175.00 RRP | USD $1,899.99
Ritchey Apex WCS wheelset

Our review

Predictable braking and super-light responsiveness at an affordable price
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Ritchey’s new Apex wheelset is a super-light yet affordable aero all-rounder, with Reynolds’ well-proven 46mm deep full-carbon rims. They handle well even when things start to get gusty or twisty. 


The included Cryo Blue brake pads perform really well even in the wet too. Pick-up is fast and Sapim CX Ray spokes mean decent power transmission, which combines with the low weight for a very responsive on-road feel that makes the Apex wheelset a genuine all-round performance enhancer. 


While aggressive cornering riders won’t like the wayward tendencies of the skinny front hub and titanium skewers, the flex makes them more forgiving over rough surfaces.

Product Specifications


Name Apex WCS wheelset (12)
Brand Ritchey

Weight (g) 1569
Front Wheel Weight 667
Rear Wheel Weight 902