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Mavic make a wheelset called Ksyrium. I can spell it but every time I go to say it, I come out with something different.

Does anybody know how to pronounce the name?

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

It's pronounced without the K, see-ree-um.

Source: a bunch of bike-shop-workers who seemed to know their wheels ;)

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Also first 5 seconds of this video: (first video result in a google search for Ksyrium) – freiheit Nov 1 '10 at 21:14

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