Loopwheels Carbon

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They deliver such a smooth ride it is like my world has suddenly become a much flatter place!

Chris Morton

Extra Carbon, Extra Confidence, Extra Control

With 12% extra hi-tech carbon than our classic Loopwheels, Loopwheels Carbon offer a sportier ride – so you can go steadier and stronger than before.

  • The same comfort and protection against damaging vibration as our Loopwheels Classic, with additional lateral stability for an added feeling of security.
  • Designed for a sportier suspension than our Loopwheels Classic, at low speeds and primarily for manual use.
  • Gorgeous carbon finish and reflective logos to help you be seen in the dark

A pair of shock-absorbing wheels for wheelchairs with integral suspension, designed to help you go more comfortably over uneven streets, rough tracks, grass and gravel paths.

A pair of 24″ or 25″ diameter shock-absorbing wheels. Carbon loops with reflective logos. Black anodised aluminium hub with high-quality bearings. Supplied fitted with black aluminium push rims, offset at either 19mm (wide) or 11mm (narrow) from the rim. Or for a more ergonomic experience upgrade to Gekko, Curve or Curve Tetra-Grip hand rims.

Why choose these wheels?

Loopwheels reduce vibrations by up to 70% compared with metal spoked wheels. Our innovative Loopwheel technology now comes with 12% extra hi tech carbon.

This extra carbon creates a slightly stiffer spring, which means a comfortable but more stable ride. Loopwheels Carbon are for manual use at speeds up to 7 km/h. For use with a power attachment, choose our Urban or Extreme products instead.

Because of the integral suspension, Loopwheels are more comfortable than standard wheelchair wheels. They absorb tiring vibration, bumps and shocks.

Loopwheels fit most manual wheelchairs using standard quick release axles. Choose between 24″ and 25″ diameter wheels, with or without Schwalbe Marathon Plus pneumatic tyres. These wheels have a standard axle bearing diameter of ½” (12.7mm). If you need a 12mm axle bearing instead of ½” then please contact us.

Loopwheels are optimised for adults. If you weigh less than 50kg, you won’t feel as much benefit from the suspension as someone heavier.


Push rim options

Loopwheels come ready fitted with black aluminium push rims, included in the price. We also offer alternative upgrade options:

Curve & Curve L are a high quality, ergonomic push rim designed and made in Germany. These are available in two sizes: ‘Curve L’ for a larger hand, or ‘Curve’ for smaller hands. Designed for wheelchair users with complete hand function.

Curve Tetra Grip & Curve Tetra Grip L push rims have the same ergonomic shape as the ‘Curve/Curve L’ but in addition are rubber coated for greater grip. Designed for tetraplegics with triceps function and for wheelchair users with complete hand function but little hand strength.

Gekko are designed for wheelchair users with complete hand function and complete or limited hand strength. Our best selling ergonomic push rim.

Clear anodised aluminium push rims are available on request for 24″.

We stock a range of other push rims, not all of which are listed here. If you’re not sure which to choose, please contact us as we’ll be happy to help.

Add-on Accessories and Optional Extras

We have a wide range of accessories such as quick release axles, tyres and padded carry bags for the wheels. See our accessories page here.

We make your wheels to order, and dispatch within approximately 20 working days. 

Rim sizes24" or 25"
RimDouble walled aluminium
Rim width16mm
Bead seat diameter (BSD) 24" Wheel540mm
Bead seat diameter (BSD) 25" Wheel559mm
Loop materialCarbon composite
HubBlack anodised, die-cast aluminium
BearingsSealed cartridge bearings; width at faces 1.87 inch
Axle bearing diameter½ inch (12.7mm) - Email us for a 12mm diameter axle
Weight (without push rim, tyre or axle)24" : 1.8kg ; 25" : 1.85kg
Push rimStandard: Black Powder-coated aluminium - or various upgrade options
Width of Push rim offset11mm (narrow) or 19mm (wide)
Weight limit per pair265lb or 120kg (total load)
Maximum speed7 km/h - primarily manual/self-propel
Colour of loopsBlack carbon
Colour of logosReflective logo
Recommended tyre (optional extra)Schwalbe Marathon Plus
Recommended inner tubeSchwalbe tube; Presta valve or Schrader (car valve)