Mavic reveals its Special Service Course line for 2011. The SSC Line is made up of the Cosmic Carbone 80, Cosmic Carbone SLR, R-Sys SLR and the Ksyrium SLR. The SSC line was intended for Mavic’s high-end wheels. Mavic has a new rim treatment called Exalith which gives the rim a wear-proof finish and will require a special brake compound.
The R-Sys SLR is designed to cater sportive and gran fondo riders. It features redesigned spokes with multi-directional fiber. It also has new Exalith rims for the front and rear. It is available in tubular or clincher versions. The R-Sys SLR tubular weighs 1955 grams and retails at $2080. The clincher version weighs 1994 grams and is priced at $2000.
The Ksyrium SLR also comes in clincher or tubular versions. It also uses Exalith rims. The clincher version retails at $1800 while the tubular version has a tag price of $1880.
The Cosmic Carbone 80 has an 80mm depth carbon tubular rim. It also features a subtle elliptical sidewall profile. It has thin bladed steel spokes (16 front, 20 rear). It weighs 1750 grams and has a price tag of $2700 with Mavic GripLink/Powerlink tubular tires.
The Cosmic Carbone SLR also has Exalith rim. It has a bonded carbon section, aluminum rim and rim height of 52mm. it weighs 1595 grams and has SRP of $2450.