CORE Bike: Mavic reveals new Cosmic Final UST Disc Carbon Highway Wheels weighing 1225g


Mavic was exhibiting its newest and biggest wares on the CORE Bike present earlier this week. We stopped by to get the low-down on a brand new carbon wheelset designed, manufactured and examined at their new HQ in Annecy, France; the Mavic Cosmic Final UST Disc Carbon Highway Wheels weighing a claimed 1225g.

Mavic Cosmic Final UST Disc 

mavic cosmic ultimate ust disc carbon road wheel with 45mm deep rims

Mavic’s newest iteration of the long-standing Cosmic Final wheelset goes tubeless, with an aero-friendly 45mm rim depth. The inner width of the carbon rim is 19mm, with a 27mm exterior width designed to keep up an aerodynamic profile between the rim and 25mm or 28mm tires.

mavic cosmic ultimate ust disc carbon rim 19mm internal 27mm external

The rim is just not drilled, so it doesn’t require using a rim tape to turn out to be hermetic

The entire wheelset has a claimed weight of 1225g, retailing at £3200. That’s fairly good worth for the grams, particularly when you think about that the Obermayer EVO Disc Wheelset from Light-weight will set you again £6,599 and weighs 5g extra.

mavic cosmic ultimate ust road disc wheel engineers names traceability

Made on the new Mavic HQ in Annecy, France, each step of wheel manufacturing is traceable again to every engineer that got here into contact with it throughout its manufacturing journey. 

mavic cosmic ultimate ust disc road wheel spokes at rim interface

The wheel is constructed with the rim and spokes first; the hub with its excessive, skinny carbon flanges, is the final piece to go in. Every of the 20 elliptical carbon fiber spokes is one piece, operating from one facet of the rim to the opposite. A small carbon sleeve is wrapped over all sides, then small carbon strips and a glue is utilized adopted by a UD2 end on high. The rim is then put right into a small oven and baked to mould all of it collectively.

As soon as the whole lot cools down, and is test and tensioned, the hub is then inserted between the spokes. A further piece of carbon is then added to the skin of the hub shell, on high of the carbon spokes, and subsequently glued and baked as soon as extra.

mavic cosmic ultimate ust disc road wheel carbon eliptical spokes high thin carbon hub flanges

The ID360 freewheel system is suitable with 11S Shimano and Sram, 12S Sram XD-R, Campagnolo 10/11/12S and 13S N3W)

Contained in the carbon hub shells, the axles are paired with mechanically adjusted sealed cartridge bearings for preloading. Within the rear, the ID360 freewheel system engages at 9° with 40 POE. The hubs are thru-axle suitable (12mm x 100mm up entrance and 12mm x 142mm within the rear) and made for Heart Lock brake rotors.

mavic cosmic ultimate ust disc carbon road wheel centerlock rotors

Pricing & Availability

The Mavic Cosmic Final UST Disc wheelset retails at £3200. Entrance and rear wheels will be bought individually; the entrance for £1,420 and the rear for £1,780 with a SRAM or Shimano freehub physique. The wheels are at present present process manufacturing and will likely be accessible to order by the top of Could 2022.


The entrance wheel weighs a claimed 560 grams whereas the rear weighs 665 grams

As with all carbon highway wheels from Mavic, this one comes with a lifetime guarantee if registered inside two months of the unique buy date. In addition they have a crash substitute programme whereby the price of a brand new wheel is 50% of the RRP if the wheel is below 2 years outdated. The low cost reduces the older the wheel is; you get 40% off is the wheel is 3-5 years outdated, and 30% off if the wheel is 5-10 years outdated.







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