red vs. force?

Especially for light weight issues concerning cyclocross / touring bikes & parts.

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by dlight

I have an opportunity to upgrade from a Sram Force rear derailleur to Red. I already have Red shifters but everything else is Force.

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by roca rule

Weight and in my book looks.

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by derekshred

Other than weight there's really no reason to switch

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by ldamelio

+1. If a no (or minimal cost) upgrade, go for it. Otherwise, a couple of grams and the ceramic pulleys, while nice, are functionally meaningless, especially for cross. Should be equally durable in this application.

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