Well, the countdown is on for your chance to own another in the spectacular collection of handmade bikes that Mavic have produced to celebrate their 125th Anniversary. This time, Massachusetts’ Seven Cycles are offering one of their double butted titanium Axiom SL models, custom dressed in a Mavic cadmium yellow paint scheme.
From the press release: “Mavic is proud to offer this limited edition Seven Axiom SL with our Ksyrium 125th Anniversary wheel-tyre system and Shimano Ultegra 11-speed components. The Seven Cycles x Mavic 125th Anniversary Axiom SL is part of a collection of bikes designed and built to celebrate the 125th year that Mavic has been your trusted partner in cycling.
“This bike has a stunning gloss and matte black paint scheme with subtle touches of the famous yellow that Mavic is known for.
“The winner of the auction will also receive two special edition Sportwool™ jerseys from Rapha. One autographed by Olympic medallist, American National Champion and Tour de France stage winner Davis Phinney and the other by 12-time national champion, world championship medalist and an Olympic gold medalist Connie Carpenter-Phinney. Feature story and video can be viewed here.
“All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Davis Phinney Foundation and their efforts to offer programs that provide the information, tools and inspiration that can be used to live well with Parkinson’s today. More information can be found here. Every Victory Counts!
“Special thanks to Seven Cycles, Shimano, Rapha, The Radavist and The Pros Closet for making this bike and auction possible. All images provided by John Watson at ‘The Radavist’.
Frame/Fork – Seven Cycles Axiom SL Road Frame with Carbon Fork
Wheels/Tyres – Mavic Ksyrium 125th Anniversary Edition
Components – Shimano Ultegra 6800 11-speed (Crank – 172.5, Cassette – 11-25)
Headset – Chris King NoThreadSet
Stem – Seven Cycles Titanium (110mm)
Bar – Seven Cycles Road (42cm center-to-center)
Seatpost – Seven Titanium
Saddle – fi’zi:k Airione k:ium
Pedals – Mavic Zxellium SLR Pedals
Top Tube Length – 54cm
Seat Tube Length (c to c) – 52.5cm
Chainstay length – 410mm
Head and Seat Tube Angles – 73deg
Now’s your chance to own a piece of history and contribute to a very important cause. Head to eBay to place your bid.