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It is a Mavic Mektronic system.
The French manufacturer Mavic introduced their first electronically controlled gear shift mechanism called Zap at the 1992 Tour de France.
Chris Boardman won the opening time trial (prologue) Tour de France in 1997 by using the Zap system.
Mavic introduced the Mektronic in 1999, it was a second generation of electronic shift system.
They went through a lot of trouble to make their Mektronic wireless shifting system legal, the UCI banned it anyway in 2000.
My pride and joy of bicycle collection:
- The tririg sigma stem (the thing is so short - height wise - that I was afraid to cut the steerer any shorter, so it has a spacer or two under it now ;) ) which was even better than I had expected.
- Omega brakes on the front and rear. Setting it up on the rear took me and a friend and a stand and a bit more time than I expected, but the rear actually slows the bike down now!
- Wrist reliefs. I've had those bars for years and they always find their way back on one of my bikes... they really are great bars.
Still some things I would like to do in the future, (I think the guys that have put a Bayonet front from a Felt on it have a neat idea. A Time Bandit fork would be another sweet item if I stumbled on one.) but overall I'm pretty happy.
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Ahh do not worry about the picture. That bike Swift looks good no matter what. The disc and deep wheels look perfect especially the colors. Everything flows nicely together and yet still clean and simple. Are you going to cut the steerer tube down?
Will post pics of the orbea once I get something better than an off angle garage shot.
I Wanna Ride!!!
"You know me to be a very intelligent man. Don't you think that if I was wrong, I would know it?"
Hoping to be moving up to a power meter to suit the Rotor crank soon if i can find a good second hand unit to suit.
Also wanting to neaten up the cabling once i get my new extension positions how i want it. Since i'm not using Di2 and most likely won't be in the future i'll be using the Di2 port in the top tube and cabling the rear brake line through that so it doesn't hang around the side which is the only downside i can think of with this bike, apart from that i love it.
With the Zipp 606 wheelset
With my more daily used Fast Forward F6R clinchers
I'm thinking about getting a new saddle, I've tried the ISM Adamo Breakwaay wotch didn't fit me, so I'm thinking about buying a Fizik Ares TT-saddle. Witch color to you think I should get? White and black or red and black?