Re: [CR]Mavic rim differences

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Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 02:29:42 +0100
Subject: Re: [CR]Mavic rim differences
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To: classicrendezvous <>, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>
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there were at least 3 different types of mavic monthlery rims. besides monthlery 'pro' i have seen monthlery 'legere' with red/gold label at a weight of 340 grams (with eyelets) and monthlery 'route' (all red label) which i guess was (as in italian "strada") at the lower end of the line, where 'pro' and 'legere' were the lighter / top ones...?? does any one on the list know the difference and purpose more exactly? is there a timeline of production anywhere?

i m lookin for some time in vain for a pair of monthlery legere 32-hole. there is not much NOS around as it seems. if anyone knows a source of these i'd be grateful.

martin glaettli winterthur switzerland --

> Von: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>
> Datum: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 13:59:37 -0800 (PST)
> An:,
> Betreff: Re: [CR]Mavic rim differences
> My 1772 Paramount has Championnat du Monde, if that helps at all.
> Regards,
> Jerry Moos
> Houston, TX
> "" <> wrote:
> Firstly, I was good and checked the CR List Archives first to see if my
> query could be answered within. Nope.
> So...
> Can any edify me as to the differences (weight, quality, mojo quotient)
> between a Mavic Monthlery Pro and a Mavic Championnat du Monde tubular rim?
> I have determined that the SSC wasn't used c. 1974-75 by Raleigh Team Pros
> and photos in "The TI Raleigh Story" indicate polished alloy Mavics with
> red square labels. I want to get a pair of 32-hole Mavics and Renaissance
> stocks NOS of both of the above... any idea which, if any, would be the
> most likely used?
> Peter Kohler
> Washington DC USA
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