Mavic 3G Carbon (tri-spoke rear)
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Category:  Wheel(sets)
Name:  Mavic 3G Carbon (tri-spoke rear)
Brand:  Mavic
Model:  3G
Years:  1992 - ?
Country:  France
Added By: steel-is-real on 03/29/08
Updated By: gmanella on 05/07/17
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Front Spoke Count3Rear Spoke Count3
Gear TypeRear Hub Width
Rim TypeRim Width 
Wheel Size(s)700C  
General Information
3G wheel with 3 profiled spokes for front or rear, with interchangeable cartridge-hubs. It was the hot talking point at the Barcelona Olympic Games with Chris Boardman's ride
Cartridges available for both front and rear. Rear as cassette, screw-on block and fixed sprocket. Cartridge held in place by a lock ring and secured against turning by two steel dowels. Screw on block-type cartridge pictured together with dowels, lock ring and valve extension originally supplied with wheel.
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Brand Information(click to expand)
 Mavic is best known for its lightweight aluminum rims and complete wheels, which they continue to produce today.  They also produced a full range of drive train components in the past.  Mavic made a failed attempt to popularize an electronic shifting system in the early 90's.
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