Santa Cruz Reserve carbon wheels have landed

The Santa Cruz Reserve carbon wheel is designed to be the strongest and most reliable wheel on the market.


Designed, proto-typed and tested in the new Santa Cruz (in-house) carbon lab.

  • Lifetime warranty
  • Extensive R&D process, incorporating both lab and field testing
  • Carbon material strategically distributed through out the rim, namely the bead and spoke eyelets to ensure reliability and weight savings 
  • On average 35% stronger than competitors products during lab testing
  • Two hub options (DT Swiss and Industry 9)

KB Rates the Reserve Wheels

New Zealand's fastest gravity mountain bike racer holding down full time employment, Kieran Bennett took possession of his Reserve carbon equipped Santa Cruz Hightower LT back in October. He reports...

"I have been massively impressed with my new Reserve wheel set. Tyre mounting is easy but the tyre still has a really solid bead, I’ve tried to peel the tyre off on a few (hard cornering) occasions and they haven’t budged."

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Reserve Wheel Availability

Available as an option on X01 (with DT350 Hubs) and XX1 (with i9 Hubs) Santa Cruz and Juliana complete bikes.

Or aftermarket with options spanning two wheel sizes, three rim widths, and two hub choices, a set of Reserves will match any modern mountain bike perfectly. Available from your local Santa Cruz dealer.

View aftermarket product options here.

Introductory Pricing
Wheelsets from $2999 (DT350 hubs) 
Rim (28H only) $899 each

Lifetime Warranty

Santa Cruz Bicycles stands by the Reserve wheel with the same kind of confidence they stand by their frames with - a lifetime warranty.

Wheels must be registered by the original purchaser. If the warranty is required at any point the Reserve Wheel Warranty Claim must be completed and proof of purchase will be required. 

Reserve Wheel Registration Form

Reserve Wheel Warranty Claim Form


Danny MacAskill Wheel Testing