Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR wheelsets - clincher

4.86/5 (7 Reviews)


Product Description

The Cosmic Carbone SLR Wheelset System brings Mavic's unique integrated tire and rim technology to their high performance aerodynamic wheelset. This updated model is lighter than ever for that extra advantage on race day. The Cosmic Carbone SLR Wheelset System is available in ShimanoSRAM 8910 or Campagnolo 91011 compatible versions. Claimed weights 2165 grams pair of wheels and tires 1595 grams pair of wheels.


Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Reviews 1 - 5 (7 Reviews Total) | Next 5

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by nina mosier

Date Reviewed: October 8, 2012

Strengths:    Awesome wheels! A definite step up from my Ksyrium SL's. I'm not a pro cyclist, but I can certainly feel the difference.

Weaknesses:    Squeeky braking until they are broken in.

Bottom Line:   
Definitely worth it even though they are a bit pricey. They look awesome on almost any bike...great graphics.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Michael a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 15, 2010

Strengths:    great

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I love them, but i have a problem that I hope someone can help. I rode that was raining and water went in the wheel through the holes of the spokes, how do I Get the water out of the wheel and if I leave it in can the water damage the wheel? HELP thanx Michael from Melbourne

Expand full review >>

Favorite Ride:   dandenong mountains (Melbourne)

Price Paid:    $3000.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   token c50

Bike Setup:   on a FUJI (the best ever)


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by castlesew a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: June 22, 2010

Bottom Line:   
Well, here we go, I have just got my new Mavic Cosmic Carbone SL 50 mm
carbone clinchers, (drool drool),pulled them ot of the box, and thought
oh baby these look real juicy, the quality was the next wowzer, well
made and strong looking. drooling time over, time to fit them, pulled
off my Mavic Kysriums SLs(not to be sniffed at wheels) changed the
tyres and cassett, slapped them in the bike (Trek Madone 5.2) stood
back and smiled and smiled and smiled, they looked the F#%¥ biz, with the bike
being White and red decalls and red and black Mich Pros, oh did these
looked real bad boys. Now for the ulimate test, the ride, couldn't
wait to warm up, just floored it, the power from pedal to wheel was
awesome, they rolled with little effort, I was cruising 3 mph faster
than I normally would, and as for as climbing goes for any of you
doubting Thomases out there about the extra weight, I flew up a half
mile hill not a drag a hill at 15 mph that I would normally pedal at
10 mph, ok So I was buzzing with adrenaline and pushed it a bit, but
they really felt like power amps, i rode down the other side of the hill
and just let them roll, usually 35 mph with my Mavic Kysriums, today
38mph, my smile keeps getting wider, now for some flat pedaling,
pealed of the roundabout onto the dual carriage way clicked two gears
and sprinted upto 35 mph, wowzi wowzer, the acceleration was mind
blowing, into the TT position and they were motoring, ok slight tail
wind, but I was sustaining just over 30mph, what a trip , felt like
the man him self(Armstrong of course), oh and the sexy woomph when
your putting the power down, they felt very stiff handled like
Valentino Rossis N1 Yamaha moto GP bike, I got caught in a few blusters of side
wind, no fears of being blown off the bike stuck like the smelly stuff
on a blanket and I'm 62KG. My conclusion how much better does better
get, you can pay upwards of £2000+ for a set of wheels, good if you’ve
got the cash or your a pro, I'm a club rider race every other week,
are you really going to gain any more than these wheels can offer you,
very little I think. So if you've never had deep section carbons
before, like me, then be prepared to be blown away. Still smiling



Expand full review >>

Favorite Ride:   Trek Madone 5.2

Price Paid:    $2000.00

Purchased At:   Evans



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by jcnyc a Triathlete

Date Reviewed: April 5, 2010

Strengths:    Lightweight. Great roll.

Looks great


Weaknesses:    Not cheap

Bottom Line:   
Great wheels. Smooth roll and ride. Very lightweight. Great looking. Minimal cross wind effect

Expand full review >>

Favorite Ride:   Haverstraw via 9W

Price Paid:    $1999.00

Purchased At:   Strictly Bicycles

Similar Products Used:   Hed Jet 69
Zipp 404
Neuvation R28


Bike Setup:   Storck Fenomalist
Dura Ace 7900
Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Frankinnj a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: March 30, 2010

Strengths:    Roll nice, have a nice sound to them, are firm. I like the way they look on the bike.

Bottom Line:   
I think I like them, I don't know if they are worth the money.

Expand full review >>

Bike Setup:   velovie 300
force



Reviews 1 - 5 (7 Reviews Total) | Next 5

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating


Need help with -- Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR wheelset

I just recently acquired a Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR wheelset and it's probably a 2011 or 2012 model, not sure because the original owner wasn't clear about it. I just trust what I was told.. He said it is a 10-speed hub, so I installed a 10-speed Shimano 105 Cassette with the 1mm spacer that it com ... Read More »

Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR's - Share your experience

If you've ridden these wheels I would be really interested in hearing your experience with them. Thank You!Read More »

Different between Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR 2011 and 2012

Dear Guys, I was looking for a pair of wheels. And I found these pair Mavic Cosmis Carbone SLR 2011 also I found another website selling the same set of wheels. (I think) But one thing makes me wonder is the title of the wheels name was stated as SLR 2012 and SLR 2011. Can anyone kind ... Read More »

2011 Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR VS. 2011 Zipp 404 Carbon Clincher (Firecrest)

I am getting a new wheelset and have narrowed it down to two choices. 2011 Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR or 2011 Zipp 404 Carbon Clincher The Mavics come with tires but are not available until February or March of 2011. The Zipps are available now. The price difference is ... Read More »


INTERBIKE

Contest




Videos

Interbike Featured Booths

Check out the hottest road bike products from these brands!



















See All Interbike Coverage - Click Here »

 

RoadbikeReview on Facebook