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Mavic Cosmic Carbone SL Wheels

The best value aerodynamic wheelset, stiff and light

Cosmic Carbone SL features long time proven Mavic aerodynamics: 52mm deep rim, elliptical sidewalls, low count aero spokes. But weight has not been put aside with one of the lightest clincher carbon rim to significantly reduce the inertia. Yet available for any rider, road racers and triathletes!

Get more aerodynamics!

  • 52 mm deep rim with Elliptical rim sidewalls
  • Bladed spokes and integrated nipples

Aerodynamics sub 1750 grams:

  • 12 K carbon flanges bonded on new 40 grams lighter alloy rims
  • Aero spokes
  • Low count spokes

No restriction wheelset:

  • Fully clincher compatible
  • Predictable and weatherproof braking
  • Aero for budget conscious cyclists


  • FTS-L: Force Transfer System Light - The reinforcement of the key transmission components.
  • Lighter hub
  • Stronger hub
  • Better torque transmission
  • ISM: 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).
  • Maxtal: Exclusive to Mavic an aluminium alloy that is 30% more resistant than a 6106 alloy, for lighter and stronger rims.
  • QRM: Mavic only uses high quality sealed cartridge bearings. On QRM wheels, they provide high durability thanks to double sealing (2RS or LLU) as well as high efficiency thanks to C3 internal clearance (low play, tight tolerances).
  • SUP: Soudé Usiné Process: A welded and milled rim joint is extremely strong, eliminates shuddering when braking, and offers superior wheel balance.
  • UB: Usiné Brut Control: The braking surfaces are milled to improve braking friction and eliminate shuddering.


  • Colour: nude carbon
  • Drilling: traditional
  • Eyelet: single
  • Height: 52 mm
  • Material: Maxtal and 12K carbon fiber
  • SUP
  • UB Control
  • Valve hole diameter: 6.5 mm
  • Weight reduction: ISM


  • Colour: black
  • Count: front 16, rear 20
  • Lacing: radial front and rear non-drive side, crossed 2 rear drive side
  • Material: steel
  • Nipples: brass, ABS
  • Shape: straight pull, bladed


  • Colour: black
  • Fixed cog, 1.37 x 24 TPI thread
  • Front and rear axle material: steel
  • Front and rear bodies: aluminium
  • Front axle size: 9x100
  • QRM
  • Rear axle size: 9,5x120


  • Weight: 1740 grams per pair
  • Front wheel: 780 grams
  • Rear wheel: 960 grams


  • Double threaded rear hub
  • ETRTO size: 622x13C
  • Recommended tire sizes: 19 to 28 mm
  • Tire: clincher

What’s in the box?

  • Bearing adjustment tool (rear wheel)
  • BR301 quick releases
  • Rim tape
  • Spoke holder for aerodynamic spokes (rear wheel)
  • Spoke wrench (rear wheel)
  • User guide and warranty card
  • Valve extender

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Rated 4 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by I'm lovin' it! Just got the rear wheel and have done about 60 miles on it. Really enjoying - especially once the speed goes over 20mph. Admittedly it's my first pair with deep rims or with any carbon so I can't really compare it to other performance wheels, but compared to the Aksiums I've used for years I'm really noticing a difference, even with just the rear. Looking forward to completing the set. 05 February 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love my wheels ! They are just perfect ! 21 December 2011
Rated 3 out of 5 by Poor build Don't get me wrong I am a lifelong Mavic fan and have owned more than 20 sets of their wheels but within 300 miles these went seriously out of true and the rear wheel lost its plastic sleeve which is inserted into the rim to guide the tube valve. Whilst good looking and fast in the right conditions they also feel very unstable in cross winds compared to others I have tried. For the money these are a dissapointment. 21 June 2011
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