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    Question about wear indicator on Mavic Ksyrium SLR Exalth rim

    Can someone tell me if Mavic now drills holes in their brake tracks as wear indicators? (this is a Ksyrium SLR that someone is selling online. Google wasn't able to find anything.

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    If you look at the picture, there is a sticker on the rim where the spokes are, it's upside down but it says "NOT FOR SALE" "SAMPLE ...". Not really in the wheel business, but drilling a hole in the brake track is kinda a 'no go', unless your planning on not stopping. ...and no I would not use that on a disk brake wheel.
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    Do NOT buy that unless you are planning on hanging it on your wall. That is NOT a rideable rim.

    I can't believe we're having to post about this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Old_school_nik View Post
    Can someone tell me if Mavic now drills holes in their brake tracks as wear indicators? (this is a Ksyrium SLR that someone is selling online. Google wasn't able to find anything.

    Thank you!


    Note the pictured sticker on the rim itself:

    NOT FOR SALE

    and LOOK SEE SAMPLE


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    Quote Originally Posted by Old_school_nik View Post
    Can someone tell me if Mavic now drills holes in their brake tracks as wear indicators? (this is a Ksyrium SLR that someone is selling online. Google wasn't able to find anything.

    Thank you!

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    They may or may not but that's a moot point here.

    That particular hole is a rim destroyed and not for use indicator.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old_school_nik View Post
    Can someone tell me if Mavic now drills holes in their brake tracks as wear indicators? (this is a Ksyrium SLR that someone is selling online. Google wasn't able to find anything.

    Thank you!

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    Thanks all. Embarrassed that I posted this instead of thinking for a second.

    My bad--but thank you all for nice responses. In hindsight I deserved some being made fun of.

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    The normal way to put a wear indicator on a rim is either a groove around the brake track OR a divot that doesn't go all the way through the rim.
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