[Tested] crankbrothers Synthesis E11 Carbon Wheelset

Ian Collins

Visit site
For exactly a year now I’ve been riding a set of the crankbrothers Synthesis E11 wheels on a few different bikes – mostly a Specialized Stumpjumper and an Evil Offering. At this point, they are one of just two wheelsets that are designed from the ground up specifically with compliance and forgiveness in mind – the other being Zipp’s 3Zero Moto (You can check out a comparison from our Italian editors, here). Aside from serving as a standard long term review, the intent of this article is to hone in on how crankbrothers designed the front and rear wheels purposefully to address the individual dynamics they’re tasked with managing on trail.


27.5″, mixed, and 29″ (tested)
Project 321 hubs with boost spacing (I9 Hydra hubs also available)
6 magnetic...

Continue reading...
Last edited:

Ultimi itinerari e allenamenti