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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:55 pm 
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For those of you who have switched from Campy cranks to alternatives on a campy 11 speed setup, such as the Rotor 3d/3d+, what has been your shifting experience? I currently am rebuilding a TT bike and see that there are a few reconditioned SRMs available, mostly from Rotor. After searching this forum and other sites, I am not 100% convinced that the shifting performance will be acceptable. The Rotor 3D SRM will come with round Rotor rings, which supposedly are campy-compatible. I am considering purchasing Praxis Works rings that seem to have better reviews. Am I going to regret going with the Rotor vs. moving my Campy SRM around every time?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:58 pm 
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If it's a TT bike will you really be shifting the front that much?


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 8:09 pm 
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It is a good point. I live in a very hilly area, so any training on the bike will require a fair bit of shifting in the front. For racing, probably only a little bit for the larger climbs.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:18 pm 
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I run Campagnolo record 11 with a rotor 3d+ and Rotor (no-q) round rings. It works fine. In fact I'm probably going to do the same again on my other bike rather than use a Campagnolo power2max.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:50 pm 
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I had a hair of mid shifting with a rotor 3d+ (round rings and praxis rings) combined with a super record group but the big issue was probably chain line with the BBRight bottom bracket. Now it sports a campy over torque crank with spacers to get the chain line just right. (BBRight is 79 cm, mm overtorque is 86mm wide which leaves a little bit of play room for optimal alignment)


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:03 pm 
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Which bottom bracket type does the frame have?


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 11:41 pm 
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I've used Record cranks with Record rings, Record with Q-rings, Quarq Elsa with SRAM Red rings and Quarq Elsa with Q-rings. There's never been an issue with Campy Record EPS 11… everything shifts just fine once set up correctly.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:34 am 
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Thank you all for the responses. It sounds like there should be no problems. This is for an older Cervelo P3 with a "standard" BSA bb. Currently I have ultra-torque cups which will be swapped out for the appropriate bb for a rotor 3d arm if I go this route.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:16 am 
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I changed from record 11 crank to rotor 3D+ with Praxis chainrings and Power2Max and think front shifting had improved. It's quicker and more direct and even only by a little but still noticeable in my case.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 4:54 pm 
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The q-factor on the Rotor 3d (24mm spindle) and the Campy crank appear to be the same (e.g., 145mm). Is that correct?

The campy SRM is a bit of a pain to get on and off with the clip. I agree, not that hard, just takes a few extra minutes to get the bike setup.


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If you notice the 1.5mm then something is wrong....

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