Stiff, responsive, fast – Swiss Side Francs (, 21-Jan-2014)

posted by George Cant
January 22, 2014
High-end wheelsets aren’t for those of us with high-end weights. Light riders ride light wheels, heavy riders ride heavy wheels. Of course, we ride the heavy wheels because they can cope with our awesome power … who am I kidding? I’ve always wanted to ride a light, low spoke-count wheel, just like the pros do, but to do it right I need a high quality wheel. Getting one at a reasonable price would normally have me looking for a second hand solution, but then there’s the Swiss Side Francs – 18 spokes on the front, 24 on the rear, me on top. The stiffest wheels I’ve ever ridden. Now I know what I’ve been missing. Click here to read more