Mavic Reviews and News

Tour de France Tech: New lightweight Mavic road shoes spotted

It’s sheer speculation at this point, but it sure looks like Mavic has a new pair of ultra-light road shoes in the pipeline.

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Mavic celebrates 125th anniversary with custom bike project

Check our massive photo gallery of bikes Mavic commissioned from Lynskey, Ritte, Argonaut, Independent Fabrications, Mosaic, and Seven to celebrate their 125th anniversary. This bevy of black and yellow beauties will have you salivating.

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2014 Tour de France Photo Gallery: Shoes of the pro peloton

While team’s typically mandate riders remain sponsor correct at every turn, footwear is often the exception for reasons of fit and occasionally fashion. Here’s a look at some of the fancy (and plain) footwear that’s turning pedals.

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Contest: Mavic Limited Edition Ksyrium 125 Wheel-Tire System

Mavic is giving away a set of their all new Limited Edition Ksyrium 125 Wheel-Tire System! For your chance to win just enter your name and email. Good luck!

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News: Mavic launches limited edition wheels, bibs, jersey

French wheel and apparel maker celebrating 125 years in the bike business with suite of limited edition products.

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Video: A remarkable ride through the Rockies

16,000 feet of climbing. 230 miles. 15 hours on the bike. Four grueling passes. Two crossings of the Continental Divide. One amazing journey.

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Video: Crossing The French Alps In One Shot (Parts 1 & 2)

On August 5-6, 2013, Mavic ambassador Mike Cotty undertook a personal challenge to ride non-stop from Évian-les-Bains to Nice across the heart of the French Alps. The trip covered 421 miles, ascended 17 mountains, and included over 52,000 feet of climbing.

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Mavic Unveils New Shoes, Pedals, Tubular Wheel

In its continuing push to offer a complete suite of top-end cycling gear, Mavic rolled out a new pedal line and a refined pair of race ready road shoes during the Eurobike trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

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Riding Through the Heart of the Alps — in 36 Hours

Think you have a tough week ahead of you? Well, it’s probably not as hard as what Brit Mike Cotty is taking on in just the first 36 hours of August 5 and 6. Starting early Monday morning in France, Cotty is attempting to ride non-stop through the heart of the French Alps from Evian Les Bains to Nice, a distance of 414 miles that includes a jaw-dropping 17 alpine passes.

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Ride Report: Climbing Pikes Peak (Elevation 14,115 Feet)

One of the longest and toughest climbs in all of Colorado is also one of the most amazing experiences you can have on two wheels. Find out what you need to know — and what you need to bring.

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Mavic Intros CXR 60 C and CXR 60 T Aero Wheels

Mavic is at it again. After debuting its new Cosmic Carbone 40C carbon clinchers earlier in the year, it’s rolling out a 60mm hoop it claims is an aero wheel that’s every bit the wind cheater as rival offerings from the likes of Zipp and Reynolds.

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Review: Mavic Cosmic Carbone 40C Carbon Clinchers

Mavic’s new carbon clinchers deliver top-shelf braking performance and sexy aesthetics. But some will yearn for a wider rim profile and lower weight.

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Just In: Mavic Cosmic Carbone 40C Carbon Clinchers

RoadBikeReview got the full download – and a test ride — on Mavic’s new hoops, which the French wheel maker claims are the safest (hybrid) carbon clincher on the market.

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2013 Predictions: Mavic Communication Director Zack Vestal Part 2

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in a series of interviews RoadBikeReview.com is conducting with various thought leader’s in the cycling industry. The mission is to discover what trends and technological developments they think will drive the two-wheeled world in 2013. Read part one here. Here we continue our conversation with Mavic Communication Manager […]

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2013 Predictions: Mavic Communication Director Zack Vestal Part 1

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment in a series of interviews RoadBikeReview.com is conducting with various thought leaders in the cycling industry. The mission is to discover what trends and technological developments they think will drive the two-wheeled world in 2013. First up, part one of a two-part Q&A with Mavic Communication Manager Zack […]

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Mavic Cosmic CXR 80 Tubular Wheelset Tire System

Storied French wheel manufacturer Mavic has been working in the lab for the past three years on a new wind cheating concept. Aerodynamics on the bike has become a trendy topic amongst cyclist recently, and for good reason.

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Featured User Review: Mavic Ksyrium Elite (’09) Clincher Wheelset

Featured User Review: Mavic Ksyrium Elite Clincher Wheelset (’09) by froze Price Paid: $400 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Summary: Recently I had the idea of buying some new wheels for my Look 555. Originally, I bought Ksyrium Equipes when putting the bike together. Those wheels provided over 3000 miles […]

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Best Cycling Bike Gifts: Helmets

Welcome to the RoadBikeReview Holiday Gift Guide! In this economy, money is tight so you will want to be sure that you spend wisely. Our suggestions below are designed to save you time and let you know everything you need to about the different products on the market vying for your hard earned cash. Below […]

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Best Cycling Bike Gifts: Apparel

Welcome to the RoadBikeReview Holiday Gift Guide! In this economy, money is tight so you will want to be sure that you spend wisely. Our suggestions below are designed to save you time and let you know everything you need to about the different products on the market vying for your hard earned cash. Below […]

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Mavic Announces New 2012 Cosmic Carbone SLE Wheelset

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 […]

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Mavic Shows Off New SSC Lineup with Exalith

Mavic announced months ago their 2011 lineup of wheels, at the top end are it’s flagship Special Service Course wheel line. “These are wheels developed in collaboration with their professional racing teams and built to meet the standards to what they require – Strength, stiffness, and durability.” says Zack Vestal of Mavic. This year, the […]

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Team Garmin-Cervélo to ride Mavic Wheel-Tyre Systems through 2011

Mavic announced today that Team Garmin-Cervélo, the top American cycling team dedicated to ethical sporting and developing the next generation of cycling champions, will use the new 2011 Mavic Wheel-Tyre range to take on this season’s Pro Tour race calendar. Team Garmin-Cervélo is coming off a successful 2010 season with many wins and outstanding racing […]

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