2013 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Aero Wheels

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published May 24, 2013
  • Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 12:05 PM UTC

Mad Fiber Clincher

The draw: Ride quality

“Thrilling” is the word that comes to mind aboard a pair of Mad Fibers. They feel feather-light and accelerate with the perception of an extra kick. The carbon hub shell and spokes help shed grams, and their proprietary construction method allows the wheels to feel as solid and stiff as a spoked version—even during the most demanding descents. Aerodynamic performance doesn’t quite match the fastest wheels, according to a tunnel test conducted by the editors of Triathlete.

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Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at

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