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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 02-12-12, 09:33 AM   #1
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2011 Mavis Aksiums

I'm looking at getting a set of 2011 Aksiums. There was at least one change in the 2012 year that I think made these wheels lighter. But I believe there was also some type of change in 2011 and they moved the assembly or something to Asia. Anyway, I know Aksiums usually have a good name for being strong but I thought I read that starting in this 2011 year the durability became terrible. However, I can't seem to find those posts now. Anybody have experience with this specific year's model?

I may post another thread outlining my choices but, for what it's worth, I'm looking for some training and commuting wheels and I'm about 6'5" and 195 lbs.
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