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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:51 pm 
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theremery wrote:
I can dig it out tomorrow and weigh it on scale if you need proof.


No proof needed. Just noticed your cassette picture was missing the lock ring like other pictures had in this thread. I know that this is WW but I was just using a generic 5g number since that was 'about' the weight of a lightweight ring.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:42 pm 
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I have seen people say they are all the same and use mix brands....until in a Sprint the gear jumps and next thing you know your are on your way down! No need to do this unless you use the bike for some 10 Mph rides around the park. Like the previous poster mentioned their is a slight difference and does make a difference.

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:50 pm 
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So you think .17mm is going to make a difference here? I wish people had there bikes so dialed in that they could feel .17mm. It would make half the comments on bike message boards disappear.

I agree with you though, I wouldn't mix stuff unless I had to.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:53 pm 
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The 0.17mm makes a big difference x7 or x11, take it in the math when you switch between Campa and Shimano/SRAM.

Been there done that, machining custom stuff for living..

Then if you use fixed upper pulley on the RD, it will make fine adjustement nearly impossible if the spacing is a little off.

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:55 am 
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@ jooo - that's correct, last year's model.

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 5:42 pm 
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Do you know were I could get a Recon/KCNC cassette 10 speed for Campy?
Some shops from Europe or that would ship to Europe.
I found only at Bike-Components a Recon cassette but it's gold( I want the silver one ) :(


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 9:27 pm 
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Have you checked r2-bike.com or dulight.fr?

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:54 am 
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octav wrote:
Do you know were I could get a Recon/KCNC cassette 10 speed for Campy?
Some shops from Europe or that would ship to Europe.
I found only at Bike-Components a Recon cassette but it's gold( I want the silver one ) :(


You could always just try ebay, plenty on there

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:25 am 
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The KCNC full Ti are not available in Campy format.....not yet.

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 8:29 am 
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Here's what I've found for 11-23 Shimano compatible 10-speed cassettes:
89g Ceradure $450. not as smooth as Dura-Ace
109g KCNC Ti $390. good shifting
103g Tiso Ti $480. good shifting
134g Miche Supertype $270. unknown performance

These are what I've found that seem to get good wear (3,000 miles?).
For me, the Ceradure is the sexiest and blackest (I love that),
but I could live with the non-shiny/darker than OEM Ti cassettes too.

Savings-wise from my Ultegra 6600 11-23 @ 222g? 88g-133g.

I love the aesthetics & weight savings (of course) of the Ceradure.
The Miche in 2nd place, aesthetically.

The KCNC Ti seems like the best compromise for weight/durability.
It seems I can save 113g (only 20g more than the Ceradure).

What do you guys think?

[FYI: Drivetrain is Dura-Ace 7800 shifters, deraileurs, Praxis rings/Ultegra SL crankset
with a Dura-Ace 7801 chain which I plan to replace with a black KMC X10SL chain.]

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:31 am 
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Marzz wrote:
I ran one of them KCNC jobs for 1 ride after I got it cheap from a mate.
I couldn't it get it to shift right no matter how much adjustment was made, and from reading on the forums, this was apparently the norm.
Such a shame as it was feather light, and looked awesome too.
In the end I went back to an Ultegra cluster which is heavier, but cheaper, bullet proof-ish, and does the job.
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Did you ever find out why it didnt shift correctly? I'm looking for a light cassette that works well with my Shimano Dura Ace 10 speed. Any recommendations?


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:33 am 
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I just went with a Dura-Ace 7800 12-23 with a KMC X10SL DLC Black
Chain and a set of Praxis 53/39 Chainrings. It's a perfect combination.
Oh...172g for the DA 7800 cassette.

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:51 pm 
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I have rode most of the superlight cassettes and I would say go for the cheap alloy recon ,there light and work fine and you know its not going to last more than a year. Buy one of the more expensive cassettes and you will kick yourself when it starts slipping just a couple of months after the cheaper ones. Go light go cheap ,I picked up new recons under £100 on ebay . They lasted around a year, my kcnc ti lasted 14months I now have switched back to a sram red cassette because I felt like being sensible for a while and it's easier to clean. I ride only in my big ring [53] but none of the cassettes seemed to benifit from that. So if you are going extra light go cheap or you will be paying a lot of dosh for maybe two or three more months of riding.
I had my old dura ace 7800 cassette for 4 years with out any issues. I sold the dura ace groupset 3 years ago.Infact that whole groupset was awesome but heavy ,shame.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:04 am 
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artray wrote:
.... sram red cassette because I felt like being sensible for a while..
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I just watched Competitive cyclist's review of Sram Red on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1ApWTgrL9o

Is the Sram red cassette really made out of aluminum?


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest cassette
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No to my understanding it's a a single hollow block of steel, hence it is more durable than dura ace and lighter but noisier.

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