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How to choose ICAN wheels according to your budget?

How to choose ICAN wheels according to your budget?

There are many series of carbon wheels from ICAN Cycling, which may make it difficult for customers to choose.

What we need to understand is that different prices of wheels mean that there are differences in wheel configurations. The main difference between them comes from the hubs, spokes, etc.

When you see ican wheels with different prices, you may already know that these wheels are different.

This article introduces you to that how to choose ICAN wheels according to your budget? 
Tips: The wheel prices discussed in this article do not include freight and tax. Different shipping methods and tax policies in each country may result in different total prices.

How many series of carbon wheels from ICAN Cycling

By browsing the official website of ICAN Cycling, we can find the main product series of ICAN Cycling.

There are mainly five series of carbon road wheels products

  • Aero: Advanced aerodynamic wheels
  • FL: Fast and light carbon road wheels
  • Nova: Advanced rim brake wheels
  • Alpha:Best affordable carbon wheels
  • Clincher Series Wheels: best affordable carbon Clincher wheels

In addition, there are basic series wheels, which only support disc brake version.

What is more, Aero, FL and Alpha series products all support disc brake and rim brake version.The Nova series only supports the rim brake version.

carbon bike

Which budget range can you accept for the wheels

When buying carbon road wheels, customers generally consider weight, stiffness, and Aero, speed characteristics, followed by price. But price is still an important consideration.

Among all riding riders, they are mainly divided into the following price ranges:

100$-300$: Prefer steel wheels

Budget under 300$: bias towards aluminum wheels

300$-500$ rider: low profile carbon wheels

500$-600$ rider: medium carbon wheels

600$-800$ rider: high-end carbon wheels

Above1000$: Top brand carbon wheels

The carbon road wheels developed by ICAN Cycling basically cover wheels in all price ranges, which is the one of benefits.

In order to cover more rider crowds, ICAN Cycling also supports customizing your road wheels.To meet the requirements of this, we then laced the DT hubs to our AERO rims with Sapim CX-Ray spokes.

Now let’s recommend you how to budget when considering buying a new wheelset from ICAN Cycling.

If Your Budget is Near 300 USD

We would suggest you to buy a good-quality aluminum wheelset at budget prices. Eventhough there are some carbon wheels in the market unde 300$,

We dont suggest you buy,the carbon wheels performance will have a issue in most of time.ICAN doesn’t have the wheelset that is less than 300 USD. People should know that you get what you pay for. So we don’t suggest you use 300$ to buy a pair of carbon wheelset.

If Your Budget is Between 300$-500$

We recommend that you buy the best affordable carbon wheels under 500$, Alpha series wheels, which have a good performance and pros.And it supports both Clincher and Tubeless Ready. Alpha series wheels have two brake version: Rim brake and disc brake.

If you are trying to use carbon wheels for the first time, the wheels is your first choice.

IF you are a carbon clincher wheels lover,the clincher series wheels is your better price,which use the CX- ray spoke to make the wheels more aerodynamic.

carbon wheels

If Your Budget is between 500$- 600$

We would recommend you buy the FL series. This series of wheels also has two versions, rim brake and disc brake, and supports Clincher and Tubeless Ready tires.

This series of wheels is called the best fastest and lightest caron road wheels under 600$, which have a light weight and stiffness

If Your Budget is Above 800$

A pair of AERO wheelset would be a good choice for you! The aero series wheels constructed using the finest Toray T700 and T800 carbon fiber, which is 100g less than the FL series rims. Apart from this, we take the R01 hubs installed with the AERO rims, with 18 holes front and 24 holes rear to reduce the weight. The brake track of Aero ranges hasa higher tolerance that can withstand 300°. 

This series of wheels can be ranked as high-end carbon wheels, which supports disc brake and rim brake.

Through customer feedback, wheels with a depth of 40-50mm are the most popular choice.

High-end carbon wheels under 800$ are more easily accepted by customers.

 The Aero series wheels have become the dominant product of ICAN Cycling, you can see many related reviews on youtube.

The top rim brake carbon wheels under 800$

If you are willing to build a high-end rim brake carbon wheels with the best performance, the Nova series will be your best choice.

ICAN cycling equips with the top components including hub, rim and spoke for Nova series wheels.The wheelset of the series has surpassed the wheelset of the Aero series rim brake version.

If Your Budget is above 1000$

Riders who are willing to spend $1,000 to buy wheels are more inclined to big brands, and they are more likely to be top racers who need the ultimate riding performance and the best wheel configuration.

If you are such a rider, you may need more personalized customization. The wheels on the market may be difficult to match the rider needs well.

Fortunately, we can provide customized services for such professional riders. We can customize wheels fro him with the best performance, which only spend under 1500$.Compared with other big-name carbon wheels, we are more competitive.

We have successfully practiced it: match our top carbon rim with the top DT brand hub, which makes the high-end wheel set to a new level.

a wheelset with DT hubs will deserve that! DT is known for making some of the best hubs in the cycle industry. Their hubs are designed to bring you top performance at a great price. Rims assembled with DT hubs will allow you to put the power down instantaneously. Buy a set of our DT Swiss wheelsets and discover will help achieve your training goals.


Maybe, if your budget is enough, you can go ahead for the wheelset with those famous brands,.But the fact is that big brand carbon wheels are also produced by some Chinese OEM manufacturers, which means you can buy wheels of the same quality from those manufacturers directly.

The carbon wheels from ICAN Cycling basically cover all consumer rider needs. I hope this article can help you make better purchasing decisions.

If you are still confused that how to choose carbon wheels within in a limited budget, please do not hesitate to contact us, we are happy to provide you with a free consultation.

  • Sep 01, 2021
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