The legendary Ksyrium SL, enhanced once more. Ksyrium has always been synonymous with great overall performance and exceptional reliability. Featuring our latest technologies together with our new extra light Yksion Pro tyre, this new version is even lighter, even more responsive, and still as strong.
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.
ISM 3D - Super low inertia Inter Spoke Milling 3 Dimension. ISM3D pushes the envelope of ISM one step further by not only machining the lower bridge of the rim between each spoke holes, but also its sidewalls.
Lighter: easier and faster climbing
Less inertia: instant and effortless acceleration
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.
Fore - Stiffer and stronger Instead of being drilled, the lower rim bridge is pushed on the inside, then threaded to enable the spoke nipples to be directly screwed in it, leaving the upper rim bridge intact.
Rim is 4 times more resistant to fatigue stress
20% increase in the rim rigidity to maximize power transfer
Isopulse - The spokes are laced radially on the drive side and crossed 2 on the non drive side to maximise drive side dish, thus providing a better spoke tension balance between left and right flanges.
Higher stiffness under heavy loads for crystal clear energy transmission.
Better wheel stability for fewer maintenance.
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.
Extremely strong rim joint.
Eliminates shuddering when braking.
Superior wheel balance.
Maxtal - Light and strong Exclusive to Mavic, this specific aluminum alloy offers a higher weight to strength ratio than conventional 6106 alloy.
30% more resistant rims
Zicral - A specific aluminum alloy that provides spokes with higher stiffness to weight ratio while being stronger.
Lighter spokes for easier climbing
Stiffer spokes for better energy transmission
Stronger spokes for increased durability
Buy Mavic Ksyrium SLS Clincher Road Wheelset from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.
Rated 5 out of 5 by LeGrimpeur **Excellent Wheelset**
These are absolutely fantastic wheels. They are extremely stiff and very responsive. They are fast performers as they roll smoothly with high quality sealed cartridge bearings. Designed exclusively for racing they certainly live up to that billing. Take bends with confidence at high speeds. Accelerate quickly out from sharp bends. Put the power down on climbs and the response from these wheels certainly will not disappoint. I cannot comment on the tyres that are supplied with this wheelset as I swapped them out for Vredestein Fortezza Tricomp's which work great in combination with this wheelset. A brilliant set of wheels. Highly recommended.
12 February 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous Good wheels not sure about tyres
I have 3 sets of Mavic's Wheel Tyre Combinations. My Cosmics just took me to Paris in the wet no punctures. These wheels are stiff and fast running. I can see them lasting a good 10,000K. The tires punctured on my second dry ride. They grip much better than the (bald) previous versions that spun out in the wet. My current thinking is: get the tyres off for some Continental GP4000S' asap, which is a pity as that is another 100 quid not really saved in this package.
18 June 2013
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Mavic freehub bodies are 9/10/11 speed compatible (with the correct spacers); except for the Shimano 10-speed cassettes which required a specific deep spline freehub body.
A 9-speed Shimano cassette will fit directly onto this wheels freehub body; where as an 11-speed Shimano cassette will require a 1.85mm Mavic Spacer to allow the locking ring to tighten correctly onto the end of the freehub.
A 10-speed standard Shimano cassette requires a 1mm spacer to fit correctly.
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