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Hammer through rough terrain with confidence

Wider 28mm (internal) rim is engineered to absorb heavy impacts. Triangular rim shape absorbs heavy impacts so you're free to bomb the descents

Proven by evidence

Developed, tested and proven to meet the standards of DH racers and ready for hardcore bike park shredders or big mountain enduro riders.

Increased grip and excellent stabilty

28mm wide rim profile is optimized for modern gravity tire
EX 1028 is the latest version of Mavic gravity rims, and as such is the most strong and durable rim profile ever created.
Offering both lightweight and a wider 28mm profile, this welded rim features a crochet type profile and was designed to absorb big impacts—from hard-hammering rocks to hard landings and big compressions.
Optimized up to the limit of material potential, EX 1028 is our premium gravity-oriented rim.

Available in 28 and 32 holes, 27,5” and 29”.


  • Maxtal
  • SUP / Welded
  • Traditional drilling
  • S6000 Aluminum


  • Recommended rim tape: Mavic UST rim tape (not supplied with the rim)
  • Tubeless tape width: 32mm (not delivered with the rim)
  • Recommended nipple length: 14 mm
  • ETRTO size 29: 622 x 28TC

Manufacturing location

  • Made in France
ISM light rim technology

ISM light rim technology

Low inertia Inter Spoke Milling Lighter rim and equal rigidity is the magic equation to reduce inertia and to free extra power for climbing A Mavic patented exclusive concept (US 6 402 256)
Maxtal aluminum alloy

Maxtal aluminum alloy

Light and strong Exclusive to Mavic, this specific aluminum alloy offers a higher strength to weight ratio than conventional 6106 alloy
SUP welding technology

SUP welding technology

Stronger and smoother joint Soudé Usiné Process After bending, the rim joint is arc welded The welded seam is then milled for a smooth finish