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Spoke length on 2015 Mavic Crossmax SL?

Old 02-13-15, 11:37 AM
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Spoke length on 2015 Mavic Crossmax SL?

Hey guys!

I just ordered a set of the new Crossmax wheels and the come with one yellow spoke on each wheel. I would like to change out the yellow to black or red to match the bike. I have found some listed on ebay but I do not know the length of the spokes. Does anyone know the length of the spokes on the 2015 Crossmax SL non-driveside in the rear and left/rotor side on the front?

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You did not tell us if it's 26, 29 or 650b.

Spoke calculators like the DT Swiss one (super accurate) or SpoCalc can tell you; but neither of those have your specific Mavic rim and hub preloaded in it, so you are going to need your hub and rim dimensions (ERD, center-to-flange, etc.) to run the numbers.

You can measure your own approximately by measuring the spoke from the seat of the spoke head to the nipple and adding 12mm for nipple length (NL) + about 6.5 nipple protrusion (NPr). This will give you a close approximate. OR you can remove one spoke, measure it and put it back and re-tension (that's probably what I would do) - - that will be 100% accurate.

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