Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-17-11, 01:28 PM   #1
look566 rider
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Central Ohio
Bikes: Bianchi Infinito w/Chorus 2011 Look 566 (deceased May 28, 2016), '04 Cannondale Optimo 800, '87 d'Arienzo-Basso w/full Campy & '51 Rudge Sports, '72 Raliegh Superbe and '62 Raliegh Gran Sport (currently under restoration).
Posts: 549
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Mavic R-Sys wheel set and recall. Mechanics thoughts.

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.

Regards,

Mike
look566 rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-11, 01:30 PM   #2
Homebrew01
Super Moderator
 
Homebrew01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Ffld Cnty Connecticut
Bikes: Old Steelies I made, Old Cannondales
Posts: 19,713
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 111 Post(s)
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.
__________________
Bikes: Old steel race bikes, old Cannondale race bikes, less old Cannondale race bike, crappy old mtn bike
Homebrew01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-11, 01:38 PM   #3
jimc101
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Bikes:
Posts: 4,772
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 21 Post(s)
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.
jimc101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-11, 02:45 PM   #4
look566 rider
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Central Ohio
Bikes: Bianchi Infinito w/Chorus 2011 Look 566 (deceased May 28, 2016), '04 Cannondale Optimo 800, '87 d'Arienzo-Basso w/full Campy & '51 Rudge Sports, '72 Raliegh Superbe and '62 Raliegh Gran Sport (currently under restoration).
Posts: 549
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
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.
look566 rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:53 PM.