Tag Archives: Mavic

Friday Group Ride #233

Friday Group Ride #233

So much about cycling is personal. I try to remember that when someone asks me for advice about a piece of equipment or a great route. Too often, I express an opinion, unsolicited, that fails to ...

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Interbike ’14: Part IV

Interbike ’14: Part IV

If you’ve wondered where head protection is headed, Giro showed a few new helmets that demonstrated Mips is going to be a noticeable part of the future of protection. The Sutton is one of ...

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Greg LeMond’s 1989 TVT Carbon

Greg LeMond’s 1989 TVT Carbon

For most of the Tour de France’s 100+ years of existence the overall winner has ridden a bike equipped with Campagnolo components. In fact, for many years Campy used to take out ads showing ...

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The Cervelo R3 and S3

The Cervelo R3 and S3

Trust and manufacturing are two terms that aren’t used together often enough. On the occasions when they are used together, it usually comes as dispositive, as in, “I don’t ...

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Mavic’s La Maison Jaune

Mavic’s La Maison Jaune

It used to be you could go to a trade show, show some stuff and your rep force would write down orders. And then they’d visit the dealers that didn’t go to Interbike and write a bunch ...

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Mavic Cosmic Carbone 40C Wheels

Mavic Cosmic Carbone 40C Wheels

The first time I encountered Mavic’s sealed bearings, I was Campagnolo-owning snob working in a bike shop. In short, the worst sort. Historically, this population scores high for low ...

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Upgrade and Afterlife

Upgrade and Afterlife

I have three friends who have complete Mavic gruppos from yesteryear, who are actively looking for just the right bike to put them on. Each of them has been holding the prized parts for longer ...

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2013 Interbike, Part 5

Mavic is back in the pedal game. Yes, I know it looks like a Time pedal. They make it under contract for Mavic. Unlike previous Mavic pedals, this one weighs less than a bunch of grapes and has ...

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Hydraulics for Roadies

Hydraulics for Roadies

The Magura RT8TT Hoverboards. I can’t speak for every kid of the 80’s, but if there’s one future tech I was promised that science has truly failed me on, it’s the ...

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