Mavic Announces New 2012 Cosmic Carbone SLE Wheelset

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2012 Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLE – $1699.90
Based on Mavic’s popular Cosmic Carbone SL, the new CC SLE Wheel-Tire System brings Exalith to the most affordable level yet. Ultra hard, long wearing, and attractive in anthracite grey, Mavic’s advanced Exalith aluminum brake track coating offers outstanding braking and durable, appealing aesthetics. Combined with high performance Yksion tires, the Cosmic Carbone SLE wheel-tire system offers a great combination of aerodynamics, stiffness, light weight, killer graphics, and outstanding value.

  • 52mm deep 12K carbon rims bonded to Exalith aluminum clincher tire bed and brake track
  • Straight pull, bladed stainless steel spokes (16 radial front, 20 2x drive/radial ND rear)
  • GripLink front clincher tire
  • PowerLink rear clincher tire
  • 120 TPI casings, front/rear specific tread compounds, nylon breaker for puncture resistance on both tires
  • 1755 grams per pair (780 front, 975 rear) wheels only; complete system with tires and tubes = 2395 per pair (1100 f and 1295 r)
About the author: Thien Dinh

Thien Dinh gained most his cycling knowledge the old fashioned way, by immersing himself in the sport. From 2007 to early 2013, Thien served as RoadBikeReview Site Manager, riding daily while putting various cycling products through its paces. A native of California, Thien also enjoys tinkering with photography and discovering new music.


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