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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2005 8:27 pm 
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What would be the best choise ?

-Stifness
-Weight
-looks
-durebelity

The other problem is that I ride a RECORD group! Won't it fight ? campa groupe whit shimano cranks


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2005 9:04 pm 
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go for dura ace cranks!!!
they look really nice, are hammer stiff, shifting won't be a problem, and when the chainrings do not fit the campi chain, just go for a shimano 10 speed chain, they run better with the campagnolo cassette than the original chain.


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according to tour magazine stiffness of both cranks is very similar.
The FSA is lighter, can't say anything about the durability and looks you'll have to figur out yourself :wink:
But if you ride a record drivetrain... looks like a pretty simple choice to me :)


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 1:27 am 
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Boonen wrote:
according to tour magazine stiffness of both cranks is very similar.
The FSA is lighter, can't say anything about the durability and looks you'll have to figur out yourself :wink:
But if you ride a record drivetrain... looks like a pretty simple choice to me :)


the listings here say the K-forces are heavier - 762 and 790g. FSA initially claimed they were 660g, and recently upped it to 740g, same as DA's claimed weight. how much did Tour magazine weigh them at?

I have a Campy drivetrain with a DA10 crank. one of the cat 2 riders in my area does too. lots of people have done it.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 3:13 am 
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Tour has the compact version listed at 798g.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 3:26 am 
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divve wrote:
Tour has the compact version listed at 798g.


i think the compact version your talking about is the sl-k not the K-Force. the question now, is which is stiffer - the higher priced K-force or the the heavier less expensive SL-k?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 3:55 am 
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Yes, SL-K. Sorry for throwing that in. I don't really keep track of their stuff.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 4:06 am 
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Just weighed all three (DA-megaexo-slk(39/53 all) Dura-Ace is the lightest. FSA's are both 800g plus.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 4:42 am 
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breker wrote:

The other problem is that I ride a RECORD group! Won't it fight ? campa groupe whit shimano cranks


Exactly what I use.. DA10 crankset and record group. It fit's fine. Record C10 ultra chain works fine with it, no reason to use the DA but you can if you want.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 11:45 am 
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I now ride Campa record carbon crancks wil it be a big deference?

for the weight and stifness


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breker wrote:
I now ride Campa record carbon crancks wil it be a big deference?

for the weight and stifness


Its a bit heavier then the record, no doubt. Big difference in stiffness? Depends on how you define 'big'. It was noticable to me .. I suggest to you to give a test ride to a setup using it and make your own conclusions.


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