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Are Mavic good quality?
Yes, Mavic are the best 5%  5%  [ 2 ]
Mavic were the best and their top end wheels are still good 29%  29%  [ 11 ]
Considering the competition Mavic are overpriced, shop around. 50%  50%  [ 19 ]
Mavic never were the best and remain a mediocre wheel building company 16%  16%  [ 6 ]
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Terminator wrote:
Perry wrote:
DT Swiss makes complete wheelsets (handbuilt) looks very nice and should be light


DT-Swiss R 1.1

available with 28 or 32 spokes (DT-Aero-Light)
Hubs 240s
Weight (including Skewers): 1.600 Grams
Price around 650 Euros

(German TOUR Magazine 02/04)


1600gm is pretty heavy :!:

With the Euro at 1.28, that's US$832.00...expensive for such heavy wheels. :shock:

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Ye Olde Balde One wrote:
1600gm is pretty heavy :!:

With the Euro at 1.28, that's US$832.00...expensive for such heavy wheels. :shock:


Ok, Weight is including skewers, but still... and they are low profile :(

I see no reason that this will be a megaseller :roll:


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Terminator wrote:
Ye Olde Balde One wrote:
1600gm is pretty heavy :!:

With the Euro at 1.28, that's US$832.00...expensive for such heavy wheels. :shock:


Ok, Weight is including skewers, but still... and they are low profile :(

I see no reason that this will be a megaseller :roll:


If one of those magasins they advertise in, gives them a good rating in some 'test', they will sell... trust me... I work in a bikeshop and when one of those crappy magasins does an article about some new part, some customers can't wait to order one...


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