Bicycle Mechanics - Ksyrium ES and 8-speed DuraAce
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As I understood it, one could use an 8-speed cassette with a Mavic Ksyrium wheel. That appears to be true - the 8-speed cassette I tried does fit on the freehub. However, I was also under the impression that the spacer that comes with the wheel is only for the 10-speed cassette. The instructions seem to imply that the spacer is for 8/9-speeds. I thought it was the other way around.
Can anyone give me a definitive answer?
11-16-07, 06:49 PM
According to the drawings in the instructions, the spacer is for 10 speed, according to the text, it is for 8/9 speed. I believe the way this is written is that the drawing are the primary source of information and the text provides the exceptions.
11-16-07, 06:56 PM
The spacer that comes with the wheel is for Shimano Cassettes. The Spacer that comes with the 10sp cassette is for using on freehubs other than Shimano 7800.
11-16-07, 07:52 PM
You need the mavic supplied spacer
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