Bontrager Aeolus Pro 3V TLR gravel/all-road wheelset review

The Bontrager Aeolus Pro 3V wheelset is a budget-aware, carbon fibre gravel wheelset, but how does that translate to the road and trail?

Bontrager Aeolus Pro 3V review
(Image: © Guy Kesteven)

Cyclingnews Verdict

Bontrager’s updated affordable wide-rimmed carbon all-rounder wheels are built tough with friendly handling, balanced, speed sustaining ride feel and warranty to match. They’re a bit on the hefty side for carbon hoops though


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    Secure tubeless setup

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    Rapid-reacting hubs

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    Carbon Care warranty

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    Friendly handling


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    Heavy for carbon

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    Slightly expensive

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Bontrager has been evolving its Aeolus carbon wheel family for longer than almost anyone else, and it was a very early Tubeless Ready adopter, too. The latest Pro 3V are on-trend with the best gravel bike wheels with width, toughness and warranty, and a solid, friendly-handling vibe and new ultra-fast-reacting hubs. 

Bontrager Aeolus Pro 3V wheelset review

(Image credit: Guy Kesteven)

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