mavic cosmic lacing

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FactoryMatt
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by FactoryMatt

noticed something odd on these 2019/20 mavic cosmic pro sl disc. with the front two-cross pattern, the 'outer' spoke doesn't cross UNDER the inner spoke. it DOES, however, with the rear lacing. is there a reason for this? did someone in Romania just not pay attention? the front spokes are twisting a bit because they're not making contact the with second crossed spoke.

thoughts??

EDIT - Mavic got back with me same day and confirmed they're all laced this way. I'm guessing it has to do with bracing angle on the front? idk.

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alcatraz
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by alcatraz

That's very observant of you. It's a bit odd.

What does the seller tell you?

Wait for a more professional reply but I think some straightpull hub manufacturers have stopped recommending lacing spokes over/under. Maybe a strong enough build benefits very little from it.

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FactoryMatt
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by FactoryMatt

but the rear is laced over under. the spoke hole offset doesn't seem too severe. just odd theyre inconsistent front to rear wheel

Jugi
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by Jugi

Googled close-up product shots of "Mavic cosmic pro sl disc" hubs. All crossing patterns look like the outer spokes aren't crossing under.

FactoryMatt
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by FactoryMatt

for both front AND rear?

here, rear crosses, but front doesn't.

FactoryMatt
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by FactoryMatt

Mavic got back with me same day and confirmed they're all laced this way. I'm guessing it has to do with bracing angle on the front? idk.

alcatraz
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by alcatraz

I'd check out other wheelsets with the same/similar hubs and see how they are laced.

Just to exclude the possibility of mavic just trying to cover their ass.

by Weenie


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