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Mavic Notch Helmet

Mavic’s new Notch helmet is well ventilated, a little deeper than traditional cross-country helmets and lighter than many, while also meeting both European and U.S. helmet safety standards.

Three sizes are offered (S, M, L) and the helmet features a very lightweight and minimal retention system dubbed Ergo Hold SI. Ask us to help you adjust the depth setting of the retention system to find the most comfortable and secure fit. Continue Reading →

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Time for Mavic’s New Pedals

After quietly discontinuing its road pedals at the end of last year, Mavic today announced a new partnership with Time for ‘a technical collaboration’ on road and mountain bike pedals going forward.

While no specific plans were announced, Mavic did say the clipless road and mountain pedals would be made in France and based on Time’s ICLIC and ATAC designs.

The French companies’ headquarters are about two hours apart, with Mavic in Annecy and Time in Vaulx-Milieu.

It remains unclear whether the new pedals will be branded just Mavic, or co-branded Mavic and Time. Mavic communications manager Zack Vestal said he didn’t yet know specific plans for the pedals.In a press release, Mavic president Bernard Millaud spoke in general terms about an ‘alliance that will contribute to the success and development of our two brands.’

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Mavic’s expanded apparel and protection line for trail riders

Mavic, known mostly for their wheels, are expanding their range of goods, particularly in the clothing and helmet world.

Mavic already has a big range of clothes so let’s break it down for convenience.

The Stratos range is Mavic’s most high-tech apparel line, featuring every bell and whistle they could come up with. The Notch range is designed more towards the all-mountain and trail segment; some of the technologies from the Stratos range trickle down into the Notch products, but the principle properties are towards fit and performance. The Redrock range is the versatile and most affordable of the Mavic apparel lines.

We were brought to Peillon, France to spend two days racing Enduro for a scaled down Trans-Provence and to test out the Notch shorts, jersey and helmet, as well as the refined Alpine XL shoe.

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