Tour de France tech: New wheels from Mavic

  • By Nick Legan
  • Published Jun. 30, 2011
  • Updated Jul. 1, 2011 at 6:56 PM EDT

The new CX-01 version of Mavic's CC80 wheel takes an interesting step in the "wheel system" evolution. The rim and tire are designed to be used exclusively with one another and a foam insert along the tire's sidewall makes for a very slick cross section. Photo: Nick Legan

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Nick Legan

Nick Legan

After graduating from Indiana University with honors and a degree in French and journalism, Nick Legan jumped straight into wrenching at Pro Peloton bike shop in Boulder for a few years. Then, he began a seven-year stint in the professional ranks, most recently serving for RadioShack at the Tour de France and the Amgen Tour of California. He also worked for Garmin-Slipstream, CSC, Toyota-United, Health Net and Ofoto. Legan served as the VeloNews tech editor 2010-2012 before sliding across the line into public relations.

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