Mavic announces its first carbon mountain bike wheels

By Stephen Frothingham

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic has unveiled its first full-carbon rim mountain bike wheels, the XA Pro Carbon. The company also is introducing an alloy-rim mountain bike wheel, the XA Elite, that shares some of the carbon wheels’ features at a lower price.

Mavic says the carbon rim layup was designed to be laterally stiff but vertically compliant, and in media presentation, the company showed lab data comparing those qualities to previous …read more

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