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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007

    Mavic Crossmax upgrade??

    Hey guys, any of you have these wheels? I was wondering how they hold up. This is for the Crossmax SL's.
    07 Jamis Dakar XAM 2.0
    07 Fuji Tahoe Pro

  2. #2
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    Jul 2006
    I have had mine for about a month on my new Stumpy FSR, and they're great. I love the UST system. Just keep an air cartridge style pump if you need to reseat the tire. It's the easiest way to go.

  3. #3
    i am, therefore, i ride
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    Feb 2007
    I've been using Crossmax SL's for a year now. I actually thought of upgrading to the SLR's but decided to keep my SL's since I couldn't justify spending more for the SLR's. How happy am I with it? Extremely !!!!! Just make sure you maintain it properly, it should serve you well.... it does me.

  4. #4
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    Jan 2007
    Got the rim brake version delivered from Performance last week. Not mounted on a bike yet, but the build quality looks very good.

    A lot of folks don't like Mavic. I have been running a set of Crossrides (Mavic's cheapest wheelset) for 3 years now and although not light they have been the most reliable wheelset I have owned. They need to be trued (this will be the first time), but they still ride fine. The bearings still are as smooth as day one.

  5. #5
    "Ride Lots" Eddy Merckx
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    Oct 2006
    From top to bottom of the line I think Mavic makes the best wheelsets out there for the price. One of the best upgrades to any bike is a fresh, light set of wheels. The money is better spent on wheels than say a carbon post or bar...rotating weight is more important.
    "Big Gulps huh?...Allllriggghhht....Welp, See ya later!"

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