Mavic SSC Front Derailleur

4/5 (2 Reviews)


Product Description

Brazed front derailleur. Double plate compatible.


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by kevin a Road Racer from Colorado

Date Reviewed: April 30, 2000

Strengths:    good shifting

Weaknesses:    none that ican tell

Bottom Line:   
great product, i highly recommend it

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Favorite Ride:   FOES Slammer mono

Similar Products Used:   ultegra

Bike Setup:   airborne ultimate frame,w/ultegra and mavic drivetrain, mavic helium wheels


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Ryan a Road Racer from Belchertown, MA, USA

Date Reviewed: April 29, 2000

Strengths:    It's not Shimano! All allen-head adjustment bolts. You can completely disassemble and assemble it yourself due to the use of C-clips on the pivot points. Light weight.

Weaknesses:    Compatability problems with ramped chainrings.

Bottom Line:   
The Mavic road front derailleur has remained essentially unchanged for the past 8 years. It's a solid, no-nonsense, no gimmicks front derailleur. The original Mavic crankset it was designed for did not use ramped chain rings. As a result, shifting will be smoother with a non-ramped chainring setup than a ramped one. My personal setup is with a Croce d'une (spelling?) crankset and non-ramped rings. It works fine. Compatability with STI or Ergo shifters is also questionable.

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Favorite Ride:   Boulder->Estes Park->Boulder

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Davidson Steel w/ Record, Dura-Ace, Mavic mix



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