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Will this Mavic wheel work for a Clydesdale?

Old 04-06-04, 09:06 PM
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Will this Mavic wheel work for a Clydesdale?

LBS has Mavic cosmic elite, I believe new model is the Ksyrium Equipe. I'm 225 lbs 5'9". Have stock Richey's on my bike broke a few spokes so I want to upgrade. Price he gave me was $225. What do you Think? Funds are low can't go much higher. Will be doing centuries on wheels.
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Old 04-09-04, 04:59 PM
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bought them, thanks anyway
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Originally Posted by salamibender
bought them, thanks anyway


I weigh slightly less than you, and am used to smashing rear wheels, and braking spokes. I bought the Cosmic Elites, and love them. They are probably the heaviest wheelset mavic makes, but they are strong strong strong. I love them so much, i bought another pair, BTW you got a great price on them!

You may notice that the non drive side spokes on the rear will start to turn a bit and act like paddles instead of blades. You can take something with a notch in it, and turn them back. As they settle in, you may have to true them once, if you re align the spokes at that time, they should stay put. I have also read that a drop of loc tite or similair fluid on each spoke at the hub will keep them from turning.
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Originally Posted by salamibender
LBS has Mavic cosmic elite, I believe new model is the Ksyrium Equipe. I'm 225 lbs 5'9". Have stock Richey's on my bike broke a few spokes so I want to upgrade. Price he gave me was $225. What do you Think? Funds are low can't go much higher. Will be doing centuries on wheels.
Thanks in advance
[COLOR=Yellow]I just bought some Velocity Sparticus wheels. Lighter than my mavic cxp 21's, and so far, bombproof. $170. Ebay is a beautiful place.
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horses and bicycle wheels do not mix. i wouldn't have gotten them for your horse.
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