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converting older Mavic Ksyrium ('02?) freehub body from Shimano to Campag?

Old 04-22-08, 11:53 PM
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converting older Mavic Ksyrium ('02?) freehub body from Shimano to Campag?

Anyone know how?

I know freehub bodies can be bought ie https://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...b+Body+06.aspx

The bike shop doing the conversion has been unable to find a freehub cassette body that fits this older Mavic Ksyrium wheel. I've already got the Chorus cassette to put on but now it's looking like I may have to get a Mavic cassette that slots onto a Shimano freehub body and is spaced for Capagnolo.

I'd be grateful if anyone can point be in the right direction, or give suggestions.
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Old 04-23-08, 12:10 AM
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If you can't find anything. Spend the 40 bucks for a shiftmate so you can use shimano cassettes with an otherwise campy drivetrain. No biggie.

I'm running a shimano cassette/chain on an otherwise campy drivetrain without one and it works fine, the shiftmate would make it a 'fix' instead of a 'mess with it till it works' solution.
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Thanks for your response ridethecliche.

I've decided to go with the Mavic cassette even though it's not the cheapest solution. I'll be keeping my eye out in the future for a nice second hand rear wheel that can accept my Chorus cassette.

Here's a great PDF document I came across that discusses mix & matching drivetrain parts. I agree that the Jtek shiftmate seems to be one of the more elegant solutions.
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