|computer magnet for Ksyrium ssc||brutus|
Mar 3, 2002 4:54 PM
|Anyone know of a computer magnet available for putting on the bladed spokes of the Ksyrium ssc? If there are no specific magnets for this wheel does anyone have a way of mounting a conventional magnet or jury rigging a magnet to fit?
Thanks for the help
|re: computer magnet for Ksyrium ssc||merckx56|
Mar 3, 2002 8:03 PM
|cateye makes a magnet that has a pre-drilled slot and collar and will fit around the top/round part of a ksyrium spoke. a lbs that actually knows what they are doing (i know, there aren't many) should either have it, or be able to get one from quality bicycle products (qbp).|
|MAVIC makes a perfect universal bladed magnet, ask your LBS(NM)||James|
Mar 3, 2002 11:02 PM
Mar 4, 2002 5:16 AM
|You can find them at many LBS. Cost is about $5. I have them on two sets of Ksyriums and they work with both SS and Flite Deck computers (probably other too, I haven't tried them). You have to cut through the rib in the middle before fitting it on the spoke. Its fits very tight an won't move. |
I suppose you could glue or zip tie magnets to the spoke, but why?
Mar 4, 2002 8:14 PM
|Thanks for the help I'll check it out. Since these bladed spokes are becoming more popular I figured someone likely would develop a magnet for them and it looks like they have.
|If I had a dollar ...||pmf1|
Mar 5, 2002 5:12 AM
|for everytime I've told people to put Sigma Sport magnets on their Ksyriums, I'd be able to buy a new set of tires. |
I have no idea why Mavic does not include a magnet. Everybody who buys these gets them home and realizes the computer magnets they have don't work. Mavic supposedly makes a magnet, but I've never seen one. The SS magnet has a rib in the middle separating the normal size spoke hole and the bladed size. Carefully cut throught it, stick it on and slide the sleeve over it.
Enjoy the wheels -- they're nice.