Mavic 300
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Category:  Headsets
Name:  Mavic 300
Brand:  Mavic
Model:  300
Years:  1979 - 1985
Country:  France
Weight:  82 grams
Added By: steel-is-real on 05/03/08
Updated By: peterbman on 12/30/16
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Body MaterialAluminumUpper Bearing Size25 x 3/16 Ball Bearings
Lower Bearing Size25 x 3/16 Ball BearingsCrown Race SizeISO (26.4mm)
Upper Cup MarkingsN/ALower Cup MarkingsN/A
Available Threading English/ISO/Italian (25.4mm x 24TPI);
French (25mm x 1mm)
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General Information

Three technical innovations to ensure perfect sealing of the MAVIC headset, a deflector, a sealing groove and a gasket.

Simple:- A Mavic innovation - the clamping system, this makes it possible to eliminate many of the parts required in the convention systems, as the gasket prevents loosening.

Ultra-Light:- In the Mavic set, the balls bear on the whole groove, so that cups made entirely of light alloy can be used.

Gentle:- The load distribution all round the 50 steel balls gives the Mavic headset incomparable gentleness and comfort.

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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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