The Mavic Aksium Wheel Set is an entry level wheel but being from Mavic this doesn’t mean low end. This is even truer with this new Aksium, providing the Wheel-Tyre System benefits, previously reserved to their SSC wheels! New lighter rim and at a very attractive price, the Aksium will make you ride better!
Weight: 1735 grams (pair of wheels)
High quality cartridge bearing
Extra light where it matters most – the rims: sleeve joint
Material: S6000 Aluminum
Height: 24 mm
Drilling: traditional with H2 reinforcement
Brake track: UB Control
Valve hole diameter: 6.5 mm
ETRTO size: 622x15C
Recommended tyre sizes: 19 to 32 mm
Shape: straight pull, bladed
Nipples: brass, ABS
Count: 20 front and rear
Lacing: radial front and rear non-drive side, crossed 2 rear drive side
Axle material: steel
Sealed cartridge bearings
Freewheel: FTS-L steel
BR101 quick releases
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% aluminum hub body.
QRM: Mavic only uses high quality sealed cartridge bearings. On QRM wheels, they feature double sealing (2RS or LLU) together with tight C3 internal clearance.
SUP: Stronger and smoother joint Soudé Usiné Process. After bending, the rim joint is arc welded. The welded seam is then milled for a smooth finish.
UB CONTROL: The braking surfaces are precisely CNC machined.
Spoke Count/ Lacing: Count: 20 front and rear, Lacing: radial front and rear non-drive side, crossed 2 rear drive side
H2: Local strenghtening of the rim in the area where the spokes exert the greatest stress.