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fogman wrote:Negative for Campy is no post mount option, although moving forward the standard will be direct mount frames.


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there is both postmount and flatmount version.
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reippuert wrote:
fogman wrote:Negative for Campy is no post mount option, although moving forward the standard will be direct mount frames.


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there is both postmount and flatmount version.


There's no postmount option.
Some prototypes were postmount, production is all flatmount. Our understanding from the factory is that flatmount constitutes a better system, as given properly faced mountings, it helps to control resonance and therefore noise.
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I meant to say moving forward the standard will be flat mount disc frames (not direct mount). Sorry for the confusion.


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jever98 wrote:Never quite understood the attraction of EPS, seemed very expensive. But Campy love is a whole different cup of tea - not to be argued with ;)


If you like e-shifting, why would you not like EPS? I got into it through discovering Athena EPS in sell-off mode and have picked up enough kit now for three bikes without breaking the bank. The shift performance is excellent but I assume that doesn't differentiate it from the alternatives. It's kind of an organic, self-contained system. At least up to v2 there's no external interface to worry about. Set-up and on-road tweaking, like if you changed a rear wheel, is all done via small buttons and watching the interface unit LED colour. The mechs are robust, the wires are robust, the plugs as often noted need to be connected carefully but they are IP67 weather sealed once connected. Installing the internal battery and wiring loom is a bit of a job. Battery charge is lengthy to the extent you can get caught out because you forget to check charge level (oops it's red). I have encountered issues with battery health. If I had one wish for EPS it would be to separate the battery cells from the electronics if that could make the actual cells more easily and cheaply swapped.

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