Bicycle Mechanics - Mavic R-Sys wheel set and recall. Mechanics thoughts.
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09-17-11, 01:28 PM
Good day all,
Searched the forum and found nothing recent.
Jenson USA has Mavic R-Sys wheelset '09 front '10 rear for $849. Does anyone have feedback on these wheels? I would hope that Jenson would have pulled any wheels that were involved from stock.
I do have an e-mail to them pending response.
09-17-11, 01:30 PM
I think it's a bad design and would not use them even if they are "fixed". For that money, some nice aero wheels make more sense to me than those parachutes.
09-17-11, 01:38 PM
The recall was for for the 1st gen, over 3 years ago, old news which doesn't affect any wheels currently availble for sale from a Mavic reseller.
09-18-11, 02:45 PM
Thanks for the responses. I choose to buy Ksyrium SLs ($788)from Lick Bike. I could not wrap my head around the idea of Carbon Spokes. The SLs should be much better than my 7 year old Elites.
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