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SLR 1 Disc WheelSystem Rated Best On Test By Cycling Weekly

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Cycling Weekly put six of the best disc Wheelsets on the market to test recently, including the Mavic Cosmic Pro’s, Zipp 302’s and Roval CL50’s, with the Giant SLR 1 Disc WheelSystem coming out on top and earning a fantastic nine out of ten score.

The SLR 1 Disc wheels offer a huge amount of performance considering the low price, something which reviewer Simon Smythe; “since Giant is able to bring to bear its commanding position as the world’s largest bicycle manufacturer, it’s not surprising that its own-brand wheels are characterised by a high level of technology paired with a competitively low price”.

As part of the test, the wheels were placed into a Pinnacle Dolomite and the performance increase was instantly felt; “With the Giant wheels in, not only was it a little bit lighter but the responsiveness we had been missing was restored – and the SLRs also supplied some much-needed aerodynamics.”

Over the course of the review, there was very little to criticise from the hoops as Smythe noted: “In fact, it was hard to find fault with the Giant SLR 1 Disc Full Carbon 42 wheels.”

Overall, the fantastic review was summed up with; “This is a good a wheelset as you’ll find at this price. Design, build quality, weight and aesthetics are everything you could hope for.”

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03 July 2018