Heralding a new classics season, the series of spring, one day races are known for their fearsome cobbles, brutal climbs and often challenging weather, the classics never fails to deliver when it comes to exciting racing. Inspired by these iconic races, Mavic have created a limited edition Classics collection.
At the forefront of the professional racing scene, Mavic have a rich history in the cobble classics and have used this rich history when it comes to designing the collection.
Adorning the shoes, short sleeve jersey, bib short and cap is the Lion of Flanders, a dominant symbol that is sure to get the heart racing and memories of epic duels on the cobbles to the forefront of your memory.
Mavic Cosmic Pro II Limited Edition Classics Road Shoes
Nothing screams style and individuality than your shoes and Mavic’s exclusive offering does not disappoint. Based on the popular standard Cosmic Pro II Limited Edition Road Shoes, the Classics Limited Edition version retains the Mavic Ergo Dial design and EndoFit Tongue and adds a distinct black and silver colourway and Lion of Flanders graphic to make these shoes a stand out piece in the collection.
Ergo Dials are a classic rider’s dream. Easy to adjust on the move, they hold your feet firmly in place even over the roughest of pave sections. Micro adjustment ensures you’re ready to power up the Koppenberg and the ultra-breathable microfibre upper ensures your feet stay cool whether you’re doing a light summer spin or tackling the 259.5 kilometre Flanders route.
The OrthoLite insole and Energy Carbon outsole work in harmony to support your feet and ensure no power is wasted out on the road. This outsole has an Index Energy Transfer rating of 80, which when combined with the Energy Frame makes for a stiff and secure shoe.
Mavic Cosmic II Limited Edition Classics Short Sleeve Jersey
The Lion of Flanders was the title given to the great Johan Museeuw who was a favourite amongst his countrymen in mid-nineties, known for his dogged determination and craft on the cobbles.
A jersey that conjures up images of battling crosswinds and hard Flemish roads, the Cosmic Pro Limited Edition Classics Short Sleeve Jersey is ideal for those mild spring classics, with a Ride Wick fabric ensuring moisture build up is never an issue. Ventilation panels on the sides ensure airflow is optimised.
Hit the Paterberg and go full gas safe in the knowledge the jersey’s performance fit will keep you looking and feeling fast. However long your ride the three rear jersey pockets are sure to provide enough room to store all your ride essentials and even enough room for a post ride Belgian beverage.
Mavic Cosmic Graphic Classics Limited Edition Bib Short
Boasting a carbon infused Ergo 3D Pro Ortholite Seat Pad, Mavic’s Cosmic Graphic Classics Limited Edition Bib Short has been created with all day comfort in mind. The pad features memory foam technology, which uses three different densities for support. Ultimately this provides shock absorption for even the roughest of Belgian roads.
A traditional black short with subtle Flandrian hints on the leg cuffs, the bib short uses wide, mesh bib straps to optimise breathability on the move. Weighing a mere 240 grams, these are some of the lightest shorts in the world.
The 37.5 Knit and Skin Power fabrics have been combined within a Skin Fit cut to optimise breathability and accelerate moisture evaporation. Skin Power stabilises muscles and reduces fatigue.
Mavic Roadie II Limited Edition Classics Cap
A cap or as the French put it, a casquette, is a staple part of any rider’s kit collection and Mavic’s Mavic Roadie II Limited Edition Classics Cap is a fitting addition to their exclusive range.
The peak protects your vision from the sun or Belgian rain and the open mesh construction ensures your head remains cool, however hot the pace. A fast-drying material and wicking sweatband combine to offer a sublime fit.