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Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST Road Wheelset - 2018

A rider favorite for more than a decade, Ksyrium Elite is now updated with UST Road Tubeless system. With UST Road Tubeless, no tube means no friction. So you experience less rolling resistance and higher speeds. UST Road Tubeless lets you ride with lower tire pressure for a smoother ride and a reduced risk of punctures. This updated version makes it easier than ever to experience the benefits of riding tubeless. Integrated with Yksion Pro UST Tubeless tires, the system makes installation, removal and maintenance simple and hassle-free.

The rims are engineered with patented Fore Drilling to form a stronger connection between the spokes and the rim. Isopulse lacing improves stability and boosts lateral stiffness while sprinting or climbing. Exclusive patented ISM 4D process strategically removes excess material from the rim while maintaining it around the spokes, where tension is applied.


  • Rim: Maxtal Aluminium
  • Profile: Front 22mm, Rear 25mm
  • Brake Surface: Aluminium


  • Axle: Quick Release
  • Freehub: Shimano/Sram
  • Bearings: Sealed Cartridge


  • Spokes:Steel, Straight Pull, Flat, Double Butted
  • Count: Front 18, Rear 20


  • Includes:Skewer, Rim Tape
  • Weight: 1520g (Without Tyres)
  • Tyres: Yksion Pro UST 700x25c


Very pleased with the Ksyriums. An updgrade from a PR2 Giant wheelset on a 2014 Giant Defy. Noticed higher velocity on non-pedaling descents. Setup was very easy without any issues. Only tip is to allow some of the sealant fluid to move to different parts of the wheel before removing the syringe from the presta valve or else you may get some of the fluid burping out of the valve when removing the syringe.
Awesome set of wheels. I bought these as a replacement for a accident damaged pair that I bought in March this year. Really a good set of wheels
Beautifully made and comes with the tyres already fitted and all the other parts you need to get them set up and ready to ride in a jiffy. These are actually lighter than the carbon wheels they`ve replaced. So comfortable too and now some riding buddies are considering these wheels for themselves. Process from start to finish with Merlin was flawless and the price was super cheap. Done deal.
Have been on these wheels for a few weeks now and can honestly say they are seriously fast for what is certainly not a high end price tag. On the flat they roll very well letting you hold your speed in the bunch easily but in the hills they come into their own especially the technical descents where they are sure footed and corner beautifully. Highly recommend.
Excellent wheels, they feel smooth as silk on the road, and I love the tubeless design! They even came with tubeless tires on them!
Followed the Mavic instructions regarding filling the sealant and inflation. What a sensation! Smooth fast rolling absolutely brilliant superb wheelset and tyres.
I have had nothing but problems with another brand of UST wheels and I decided that I couldn't deal with them anymore so I replaced them for these Mavics and they are ace, no issues with tyres seating or the air leaking out past the rim tape!!! I should have done this a long time ago, they are great wheels, roll well and they a made so well and delivery was brill, well packed and swift! Cant fault you merlin cycles at all, Happy days!
The wheels turned up in perfect condition and were ready to go with a little air and install of the cassette. It could all be in my head (but according to my Garmin too) but I am finding the wheels have improved my overall performance on the flats and in the hills. As a heavier class rider (>95kg) I'm finding these very comfortable and are running at lower pressure than I would normally. To date, no problems with the wheels at all and with the Mavic tyres fitted I've had no flats. Overall, very happy with the price and quality of these wheels.
I love these wheels. I have recommended these to so many of my friends
Best price on this wheelset by a long shot. I thought I was missing a spacer and contacted Merlin Cycles and I received an answer within a day. As for the wheelset I am very happy with how they are performing. They were a significant upgrade from my stock parts on my caad9. I'm a pretty big guy at 220lbs and these have definitely helped with the comfort of my ride. The combination of wider rims and tires do seem to glide better too. I'm looking forward to many miles on these.
I received these wheels and promptly added the Mavic sealant and then inflated the tires to 100psi. The whole process was very quick and easy. The only small issue, was some of the black spoke paint was "rubbed off" possibly in transit. Overall these are great wheels highly recommended.
Only been out three times, but you hardly notice you are at a lower presure. Quick up hills and seem to be able to carry more speed out of the corners.Very easy to set up and put the sealant in. These could be the future.
I am loving these wheels so far. The setup was easy out of the box. Just add sealant and repump tires and you are set. On the road the wheels roll smoothly.
Awesome! Totally awesome! These wheels are exactly what I expected from Mavic. I've taken them up and down hills, on and off road. They were easy to set up, just put in the goo and pump them up, no compressor required.
Superkalfrigenawesome! Great tubeless system. Quicker than my 23s and a lot smoother ride.