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Mavic Cosmic Carbone Ultimate Road Wheelset 2013

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Mavic Cosmic Carbone Ultimate Road Wheelset

Light AND aerodynamic, the Cosmic Carbone Ultimate is the Wheel-Tyre System to beat for aerodynamic wheels. The Wheel-Tyre System chosen most often by Pro Tour teams. This wheel has demonstrated its world class performance with prestigious results: UCI world champion, Tour de France Polka Dot jersey, victories on many Classics. This Wheel-Tyre System can do it all.

  • SSC Wheel-Tyre System: the pros choice:
    • Optimized Wheel-Tyre System: GripLink / PowerLink
    • Distinctive full black - SSC graphics
  • Extremely light (1185 grams) and amazingly aerodynamic:
    • Monobloc full carbon construction.
    • Aero all over: 40 mm elliptical rim sidewalls, profiled spokes and hubs.
  • The stiffest carbon Wheel-Tyre System on the market:
    • 40 mm deep rim profile, no spoke drilling
    • Asymmetrical rear rim profile 100% carbon spokes
  • Weight (pair of wheels): 1185 grams:
    • front wheel: 520 grams
    • pair of wheels with tyre - WTS: 1645 grams
    • front wheel with tyre - WTS: 750 grams

Mavic Cosmic Carbone Ultimate Road Features:


  • Material: 100% woven 12K carbon fiber
  • Colour: carbon
  • Height: 40 mm, rear asymmetrical
  • Drilling: no holes, spokes molded to the rim
  • Brake track: carbon
  • Valve hole diameter: 6.5 mm
  • Tyre: tubular
  • ETRTO size: 28" tubular
  • Recommended tyre sizes: 19 to 28 mm


  • Material: unidirectional carbon fiber
  • Shape: R2R
  • Colour: carbon
  • Nipples: brass, ABS
  • Count: 20 front and rear
  • Lacing: crossed 2 front and rear drive side, radial non drive side


  • Front body: Front 100% carbon
  • Rear body: aluminum
  • Colour: front carbon, rear black
  • Front axle material: aluminum
  • Rear axle material: titanium and aluminum
  • QRM
  • FTS-L steel


  • Yksion Pro Tubular Griplink (front) & Powerlink (rear) - 230 g
  • Link: GripLink
  • Link: PowerLink
  • Front and Rear Tread: Single Compound
  • Casing: 210 TPI
  • Breaker: Strong Nylon
  • Dimension: 28"-23
  • Max. Pressure: 11 bar / 160 psi
  • Colour: Black / SSC


  • BR601 Titanium quick realeases
  • Wheelbags
  • Carbon brake pads
  • Valve extender
  • Computer magnet (front wheel)
  • Multifonction adjustment wrench
  • User guide

Mavic Cosmic Carbone Ultimate Road Technology:

R2R - Lighter, stiffer, stronger Rim to Rim. R2R spokes consists in a unique spoke that travel from one side of the rim to the other through the hub, which cuts spoke count by 2, resulting in only 1 spoke instead of 2.

  • Better aerodynamics: smooth integration of the spoke to the hub flanges
  • Lighter: carbon spokes are lighter than alloy ones
  • Stiffer: unidirectional carbon fiber spokes have a greater resistance to traction
  • Stronger: since R2R reduces the number of spoke in half, it cuts the chances of spoke breakage by 2

GripLink - Grip and Control A front tyre, whether a clincher or a tubular, must fully liberate the wheel’s ability to hold the ground and control the bike. Therefore, GripLink tyres are optimized for front use, by offering a superior grip.

  • The safest grip with great steering control: Dual compound “S ” with added Silica.
  • Hold the road in any situation: light and supple high density casing.
  • Reduced risk of flats: strong Nylon anti-puncture breaker.

Powerlink - Low rolling resistance A rear tyre, whether a clincher or a tubular, must fully liberate the wheel’s ability to transfer power and generate speed. Therefore, PowerLink tyres are optimized for rear use, by minimizing the rolling resistance.

  • Superior energy transfer, reduced rolling resistance and safe grip: Dual compound.
  • Improved drive: light and supple high density casing.
  • Higher durability and reduced risk of flats: Dual compound and strong Nylon anti-puncture breaker.

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.

  • Greater efficiency due to better transmission of efforts on the entire wheel.
  • Lightweight and strong hub design.

QRM - Qualité de Roulements Mavic Our most demanding level. Those cartridge bearings are of course double sealled with C3 internal clearance, and toped with a micro-adjustability system.

  • Tight tolerances for high rolling efficiency.
  • Quick adjustment according to performance goals: precision "free" adjustment for maximum fluidity, or perfect high precision setting for all-weather rides.

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