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Cycle Components - Mavic headsets - None in stock

On this page: Mavic 305 headset, which is currently out of stock.

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Mavic was started in 1890, the first products being bicycle mud guards. In 1920, the firm was purchased by Henri Gourmand, who began making rims out of aluminum, still Mavic's iconic product. In 1978 Mavic was making 4,000 rims a day, estimated to be 65 percent of the world market.

In 1977 Mavic began making hubs and from there branched into other components, including brakes, bottom brackets, cranksets and pedals. Many of the parts demonstrated striking originality and brilliant design.

Mavic 305 headset, for 1" steerer, English threads. None currently in stock

  • For 25.4mm/1" steerer
  • 24 threads per inch (standard ISO, JIS & Italian)
  • Came with ZAP group
  • We used a cut of innertube for the upper seal

Mavic 305 headset

Side view. It has been in and out of a bike.

Mavic 305 headset

Here is the headset with our shop-made upper seal removed.

Mavic 305 headset

Here's the headset rotated a bit, showing the allen-bolt that holds the locknut in place.

Mavic 305 headset

A look at the insides

Mavic 305 headset

Another look and the bearings