Mavic 800
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Category:  Rear Derailleurs
Name:  Mavic 800
Brand:  Mavic
Primary Group:  Zap
Model:  800
Years:  1993 - ?
Country:  France
Weight:  241 grams
Added By: steel-is-real on 12/07/07
Updated By: JFischer on 01/29/09
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Outer Plate MarkingsMAVICInner Plate Markings
MaterialAluminum Alloy; PlasticDesign CategoryElectronic
Attachment Bolt Size5mm Allen KeyCable Attachment Bolt SizeElectric Cable
Shifting SystemsMavic ZapCable Adjuster
Cage LengthShortMax Cog Size28
Max Chain Wrap  
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Zap ZMS 8000MavicView 11 Components
Details:   The Mavic ZAP group was one of the first attempts at an electronic shifting mechanism for bicycles.  The attempt, however, was a near complete failure with multiple major problems with the design of the rear derailleur as well as limited battery life being major contributers.  Regardless of these problems, a recent ebay auction of a complete ZMS 8000 group sold for over $1500, most likely for it rarity and to be added to a collection rather than actually used.
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 Mavic is best known for its lightweight aluminum rims and complete wheels, which they continue to produce today.  They also produced a full range of drive train components in the past.  Mavic made a failed attempt to popularize an electronic shifting system in the early 90's.
 
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