Mavic Ksyrium Elite Wheelset 2012
This wheelset features some of the most high end Mavic technologies, so far reserved to top of the line models: Fore drilling, ISM, Isopulse... All this to make sure you can enjoy the most responsive rides. New consistent Ksyrium family graphic approach. Black or Silver version.
Oversize/overweight charge applies to this item
Less inertia: ISM Optimized energy transfer: Isopulse lacing and asymmetrical rim
Lighter wheels are faster wheels
A light rim with the same stiffness: ISM machining Light free-wheel system: FTS-L
Rely on the proven Mavic quality
Rim resistance: Maxtal, SUP welding, Fore drilling High quality adjustable cartridge bearings: QRM+
After bending, the rim joint is arc welded. The welded seam is then milled for a smooth finish. A welded and milled rim joint is extremely strong, eliminates shuddering when braking, and offers superior wheel balance.
This spoke lacing design consist in lacing the spokes radially on the drive side and crossed 2 on the non drive side. This lacing pattern brings better wheel stability and a crystal clear transmission of energy thanks to a better spoke tension balance between left and right flanges.
The braking surfaces are milled to improve braking friction and eliminate shuddering.
Exclusive to Mavic. An aluminum alloy that is 30 percent more resistant than a 6106 alloy, for lighter and stronger rims.
Only one of the 2 rim wall is "drilled" : - the rim is 4 times more resistant to fatigue stress - 20% increase in the rim rigidity to transfer all of your energy to the ground
Mavic's most demanding level. Those cartridge bearings are of course double sealled with C3 internal clearance, and toped with a micro-adjustability system, allowing you to quickly adjust your wheels according to performance goals: precision "free" adjustment for maximum fluidity, or perfect high precision setting for all-weather rides.
FTS-L: Force Transfer System Light. Reinforcement of key transmission components: the contact area between the pawl and the hub body is reinforced by 2 stainless steel inserts, which allows the use of a 100 percent aluminum hub body: - the entire hub is extremely lightweight and strong - greater efficiency due to better transmission of efforts on the entire wheel
Inter Spoke Milling Lighter rim and equal rigidity is the magic equation to reduce inertia and to free extra power for climbing. A Mavic patented exclusive concept (US 6 402 256).
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***If you would like to add the Mavic MP3 Program and are planning to purchase your wheels online, please write "Add MP3 Program" into the optional comments box at checkout and we will fill out the form so that you can register and pay for your MP3 program on Mavic's site. Or, simply give us a call at 1.800.774.2376 ext. 500 to order your wheels along with the MP3 program.
Insure your new Mavic wheels for just 8 percent of the wheels MSRP by purchasing the MP3 Program (Mavic Product Protection Plan). The MP3 Extended Warranty brings two years of N0-Fault confidence, so if anything should happen, don't worry, Mavic's got your back.
Here are a few details to remember:
- You must register online at www.mavicmp3.com within 5 days of purchasing your wheels
- You must register and pay for your MP3 charge on line at www.mavicmp3.com (using on line secure payment)
- No retrospective registration or payment is possible
- Freight to Mavic is the responsibility of the customer, return freight is paid by Mavic
Due to manufacturer restrictions we can only ship this item within the U.S.