About Mavic Ksyrium Elite Front Wheel: Directly inspired by the Ksyrium ES, this front wheel is now stiffer thanks to an oversized rear hub body while front wheel now has reduced inertia for easier handling and better accelerations. An excellent selection for everyday riding or an entry level race wheel. 18 radial laced spokes. 770g. Optimized hub body Fore drilling: no holes in the upper wall of the rim means no weakness 22 mm front rim height Radial laced front wheel Straight pull spokes: stronger than J bent spokes SUP welded seam.