Tag: interbike 2009
>These wheels, pictured right, seemed to be a MTB version of Mavic’s Arsis road wheels. They run some fat carbon spokes and look mega-stiff, and light-as. We’ll have to see when these new wheels from Mavic show their face.
Outside of Mavic’s booth they showed some items that they don’t offer yet, but are soon to come. These looked like an uber light version of their Ultimate Carbone full carbon wheelset. Sexy.
Deemax Ultimate’s not just for the pro’s. Sitting at just over 1900g they are a racer’s secret and a freak of nature. Let’s hope that we don’t see any of these on Whistler’s Kona rental fleet this year.
Mavic had some nice treats in their booth this year. The standard for UST trail wheels are their Crossmax ST. With updated graphics they’ll look the business on any bike.
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> What a great way to start the first day of Interbike. Our bus to the demo day had to be pulled over because there was black smoke pouring out the rear. Apparently a hose clamp came off the turbo. Whatever, it sucked.
One the side of the highway as our svaiour bus takes us the rest of the way.
I couldn’t help it…
DT Swiss 1550 Carbon wheelset for all-mountain. Everyone is pushing this weight thing seriously. These hoops are meant for the 5-6 inch bike crowd. Do they know what we do with 6 inch bikes in Canada?
Some people haven’t had great luck with the Truvativ BB’s. When Chris King first came out with their BB’s Truvativ was not an option. That has changed, for 2010 they is a kit to use their BB with Truvativ cranks. … Read More »