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Asking for reviews and price of this Mavic Aksium Race Wheelset

Old 10-16-17, 05:59 PM
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Asking for reviews and price of this Mavic Aksium Race Wheelset

Asking for reviews and price of this Mavic Aksium Race Wheelset. Thank you!

Is it good? excellent? or not? Hoping for your answers!
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Old 10-16-17, 06:53 PM
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Decently durable wheels, have been around in various iterations for years. Assuming they are used with no obvious rim damage, corroded nipples, chewed up freehub or play in the bearings and turn smoothly, maybe $100 +/-. A plus is that they will accept 11 speed cassettes.
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Old 10-16-17, 07:19 PM
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Old 10-17-17, 12:58 PM
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I've got a set on my commuter. Work fine after I trued them.

As far as price I paid, what's $80CAD minus a 5700 group? Cheapest freehub wheels I could find to upgrade from 6 speed to 8 speed 1056 on my Bianchi.
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Old 10-17-17, 01:08 PM
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Pretty decent in my experience. Used them for everything commuting(including in the rain & winter),
long club rides, 100 mile charity events, etc. Stayed true:
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I've got a set on my commuter too. They're fine. Heavy, but pretty robust/durable as well. Only thing I don't like are the stupid loud hub. Sometimes when stealth is called for they are just not good.
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Old 10-17-17, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by mcours2006 View Post
I've got a set on my commuter too. They're fine. Heavy, but pretty robust/durable as well. Only thing I don't like are the stupid loud hub. Sometimes when stealth is called for they are just not good.
Huh. Mine are plenty quiet. One of us may need new bearings. Or do you mean when freewheeling?
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Huh. Mine are plenty quiet. One of us may need new bearings. Or do you mean when freewheeling?
Yeah, that.
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Old 10-17-17, 09:50 PM
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Watch out for Chinese fake Aksium wheels, because their spokes are extremely easy to break. Be sure never buy Mavic wheels from Aliexpress, all of them are fake ones...
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I have a set on my frankenroadbike...I like them. They were takeoffs at my LBS...gave $175usd with new tires/tubes mounted and spacers/install of a 9 spd cassette. I am ~200lbs.

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Hated mine. Clyde, destroyed the rear wheel in less than 8 months. Would not purchase again. Went with a Fulcrum, and eventually handbuilt ROLs.
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I have beat the snot out of mine and they keep coming back for more. The roads in NOLA are HORRIBLE. I have hit pot holes that about bucked me off the bike and the rims have remained true.
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I have Aksiums on my Masi road bike. They aren't light but they sure are bomb-proof.
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