Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Tue May 03, 2016 6:24 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED

If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 10 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:37 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:24 pm
Posts: 8
Looking to upgrade my summer hack bike from Veloce to 11sp, just not sure whether to go to Chorus or above, Chorus is £700 on Merlin Cycles right now which is a corking price no doubt, but I can also get Athena for £360 on CRC with my BC discount. This is not including any cashback which both sites offer, so we'll keep that mute for now.

The weights I've "found" are a bit inconsistent though I think. Especially when it comes to the Athena groupsets, between 2200g-2400g, but I think there are two versions of it, one with parts of carbon, one alloy, can anyone confirm what the weight would be on the one listed on CRC would be around? (http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/camp ... prod139946)

Chorus consistently gets feedback at circa 2100g, so if that Athena groupset is 2400g, It may just push me towards the superiority and weight savings from chorus, especially if I can get a Merlin code from somewhere.


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:10 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:38 pm
Posts: 1520
Location: Welland, Ontario
Just go to the Campy site and look at the "tech specs" sheet.

Individual weights are all there. You just have to add.

_________________
There's sometimes a buggy.
How many drivers does a buggy have?

One.

So let's just say I'm drivin' this buggy...
and if you fix your attitude you can ride along with me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GekiIMh4ZkM


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:33 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:24 pm
Posts: 8
Super, thanks.

Assuming it's the Alloy Crank on the CRC Athena i've now got, current Veloce at 2406, Athena at 2272-2290 depending on cups supplied and Chorus 2161-2200 depending again on what's supplied.

Probably be Athena and put the spare change towards going to a Dura Ace Di2 instead of Ultegra Di2 Aeroad down the line.


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:39 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:52 pm
Posts: 518
Total cycling had all the weights for 2014 - that may help you with relative weights:

http://www.totalcycling.com/en/us/Compo ... /cc-8.aspx

I found this page too:

http://www.thebikelane.com.au/2015/06/2 ... t-weights/

_________________
Colnago C59


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:39 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jul 30, 2014 6:59 pm
Posts: 132
Do you think you'll be able to tell the difference between dura ace Di2 and ultegra Di2? Well I bet you certainly will between athena and chorus.

Chorus is a much bigger step up than Athena imo. Not that Athena is bad....but I'd rather take a chorus and ultegra Di2 rather than athena and dura ace Di2 option.

NB... Not trying to troll at all. Just my thoughts.

Sent from my 6039Y using Tapatalk


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:49 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:24 pm
Posts: 8
MikeyBE wrote:
Do you think you'll be able to tell the difference between dura ace Di2 and ultegra Di2? Well I bet you certainly will between athena and chorus.

Chorus is a much bigger step up than Athena imo. Not that Athena is bad....but I'd rather take a chorus and ultegra Di2 rather than athena and dura ace Di2 option.

NB... Not trying to troll at all. Just my thoughts.

Sent from my 6039Y using Tapatalk


It's more about what I'm using the bikes for, the Athena/Chorus would be a mostly training bike in the summer, though should I do Hill climbs, it'd be the one I'd use on them too, so maybe I should put Chorus on anyway if it does come to that. The Aeroad will be a race bike, though by all accounts, it climbs superbly as well. I have no doubt I'd be able to tell the difference between Athena and Chrous, especially with the upshifting obviously, but everyone says it has Record/SR quality all over it.

But on your point, which has been on my mind too, the upgrade to DA is far more than the £300 that it costs to go to Chorus also. Though I do think the Aeroad with Dura Ace on does have slightly superior wheels, eh.


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:57 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:24 pm
Posts: 8
Well just checked that Aeroad Dura Ace Di2.....for £1500, the only upgrade seems to be to Dura Ace Di2, so yeah that one is off the board already. As I buy that groupset for less than that anyway with my BC discount and then sell the Ultegra Di2 parts.


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:18 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jul 30, 2014 6:59 pm
Posts: 132
Also, chorus has Ultra torque cranks... Which means easier to maintain as I understand, plus you can dump multiple gears down the cassette.

My brother has an Aeroad. He built it with a SRAM red and force mix. It's an amazing bike! Especially in rolling terrain. However, any real steep or long climbs... You do notice that it's an aero bike... but this is only on the serious climbs.

Sent from my 6039Y using Tapatalk


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 3:04 am 
Online

Joined: Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:40 am
Posts: 628
Get the Chorus.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:00 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Jun 25, 2010 10:24 pm
Posts: 86
Go with chorus, over time it is the best value.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 10 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Groupset weights need to include cablesets. Guess who wins

in Road

bikerjulio

7

1143

Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:53 pm

bikerjulio View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Campy Chorus EPS 2015......Anyone riding this new groupset?

in Road

skiezo

3

747

Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:21 pm

Butcher View the latest post

This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies. Wireless groupset...

in Road

eagle34

5

1077

Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:17 pm

Powerful Pete View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rotor groupset

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 4 ]

in Road

havana

47

2483

Tue Apr 12, 2016 9:10 am

Mario Jr. View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Favorite Groupset

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 4 ]

in Road

losdoyers

46

3604

Sat Oct 10, 2015 1:39 pm

tymon_tm View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], grilledcheese, lowside67, motorapido, nemeseri, Yahoo [Bot] and 24 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited