Aeolus RSL Wheels

Be the fastest you

Bontrager’s all-new Aeolus RSL wheels represent a step-change in speed for every rider. They’re made from our lightest-weight OCLV Carbon, shaped into our most wind-defying aerodynamic designs, and built on a wider 23mm inner rim in most depths for a more stable, smoother, faster-rolling wheel/tire system.

A third dimension of speed

In the past, our optimization process was done in 2D—but by leveraging cloud computing, we’re now able to run the entire process in 3D. Running the analysis in 3D allows us to more accurately account for every gram of drag, in every direction, through every plane, and across all aspects of the wheel/tire system.

We didn’t stop there, either. We also optimized for rolling resistance, landing on a wider 23mm inner width proven to roll with less drag and add to the overall speed gains.

Off-the-charts faster

We built Aeolus RSL wheels in the pursuit of ultimate speed for every rider. They’re significantly faster than previous Aeolus models, and these speed gains don’t come at the sake of stability.

Designed with the pros

To create a wheelset worthy of the Race Shop Limited (RSL) name, our engineers turned to Trek-Segafredo. The team’s feedback helped us create the ultimate race wheelset, one that adds speed and confidence to every ride. They’re fast enough to make Madone sing, light enough to fly up climbs with Émonda, and versatile enough to unlock Domane’s full potential.

Faster with fewer watts

Aerodynamically faster rim shapes and a wheel/tire profile proven to reduce rolling resistance add up to major watt-savings. For a rider like Trek-Segafredo's Mads Pedersen, Aeolus RSL can save 34 watts in a sprint finish over previous Aeolus wheels of similar depth.

A depth for every ride

Aeolus RSL wheels are available in multiple depths (37mm, 51mm, 62mm, and 75mm) each designed to meet the demands of a specific kind of ride. The all-new Aeolus Pro RSL 51 shares the same rim design, shape, and technology in a more value-oriented Pro-level spec.

Aeolus RSL 37

An ultralight 37mm rim profile for climbing performance and more speed in sprints.

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Aeolus RSL 51

A versatile 51mm rim profile for unmatched speed and stability across all conditions.

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Aeolus RSL 62

A deep 62mm rim profile perfectly suited to sprinters and those that prioritize speed on every ride.

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Aeolus RSL 75

A 75mm depth for triathlon and time trial riders for all-out efforts and your fastest bike splits ever.

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Race-caliber carbon

RSL-level OCLV Carbon is the lightest and strongest available, and the key to creating our fastest rim shapes ever.

Wider is faster

The wider 23mm inner width is proven to roll with less drag, provide a better aerodynamic connection with tires, and add to the overall speed gains. Plus, it lets you run lower tire pressures for a smoother, less fatiguing ride.

DT Swiss 240 with Ratchet EXP

The all-new lighter-weight Ratchet EXP freehubs are built with proven DT Swiss 240s internals for consistent engagement and a smooth, fast-rolling feel.

Tubeless ready

Easily set your wheelset up tubeless with Bontrager TLR rim strips or use a rim tape system for the lightest setup possible.

Warrantied for life

Carbon wheels can lighten your ride and improve your performance—and when you ride Bontrager, your investment is protected. All Bontrager carbon wheels are backed by a lifetime warranty for the original owner.

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Carbon Care

Every set of Bontrager carbon wheels is backed by the Carbon Care Wheel Loyalty Program. In the unlikely event that you damage your Bontrager carbon wheels within the first two years of ownership, we’ll repair or replace them for free.

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Aeolus family

We’re committed to speed at all price points, and what we’ve learned developing our fastest wheels ever makes all Aeolus wheelsets better. Free speed, performance, and incredible aerodynamics are also available at Pro- and Elite-level budgets.

Aeolus RSL

Aeolus Pro

Aeolus Elite