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Mavic is a France-based bicycle parts manufacturer. Its name an acronym for Manufacture d'Articles Vélocipédiques Idoux et Chanel.
It was founded by Charles Idoux and Lucien Chanel in Lyon, France in the late 1800s. Mavic produced the first aluminium rim in 1934, and the first disc wheel in 1973. Also in 1973 Mavic introduced "neutral" support for all racing teams during cycle races.
As of 2019 Mavic is owned by the equity firm Regent, LP.
- "History". www.mavic.com. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
- Moore, Richard; Benson, Daniel (2012). Bike!: A Tribute to the World's Greatest Racing Bicycles. The Miegunyah Press. ISBN 978-0-522-86183-9. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
- "Amer Sports completes Mavic divestment – Amer Sports". www.amersports.com. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
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