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    broken Mavic axle Crossmax SX

    have a pair of 2012 mavic crossmax sx wheels. the axle broke again for the 2nd time. has anyone else been having this issue? were you able to use a different more reliable axle in it's place? thanks.

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    The 10/12mm stepdown axle? If so, Sun-Ringle makes a nice Al one. Or go with an Azonic one if you want steel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by in the trees View Post
    The 10/12mm stepdown axle? If so, Sun-Ringle makes a nice Al one. Or go with an Azonic one if you want steel.
    i'm currently using a 12x135 axle with 9m adaptors. if the sunringle or azonic fit (mavic proprietary stuff) i'd give them a shot. the mavic axle will just brake again

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    Hey Ocguy200,
    I read you'd post and thought I'd give you my take. I've been a Mavic athlete for over 7 years and I've recently started helping them out by doing some community management which makes me an official Mavic answer guy. I use bolt on axle kits on all my bikes except XC and I've also never had an axle failure. I'm a pretty big guy; 6'4" 215 so I'm guessing this stiffens up the entire unit. Mavic makes a solid through axle that's available from your local retailer, but there are several different types on the market. Let me know if you decide to try it out!

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