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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:57 am 
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Supposedly the cog spacing on the Shimano and SRAM 11sp cassettes is effectively the same as Campagnolo's 11sp.

Has anyone tried running the new SRAM Red 11sp cassette with a Campagnolo drive train?
http://www.totalcycling.com/a-z/cassettes/cassettes_road_11sp/CS_SRAM_RED_11.html?gclid=CNmDoe_M9boCFc1V3god8XQAeg
It weighs 151g, more than a 50g saving over Record, and also considerable lighter than Super Record but without the disadvantage of fast-wearing Ti cogs.

It needs a different freewheel obviously. I'm using a Powertap hub and could get one of these:
http://www.artscyclery.com/Powertap_G3_15mm_11sp_Freehub_Body_Kit_HG/descpage-PT15FHBKS1.html

An expensive upgrade to save 50g, but replacing light cassettes when they wear out is expensive anyway...


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:48 pm 
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Should work fine, no problem. As far as cost-effectiveness, probably not the greatest... But this is weightweenies! I say do it :)


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:18 pm 
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Tempted.. Let's see when my current cassette wears out... ;-)

Once you subtract the cost of the freewheel, which is a once off, It's probably more cost-effective than the SR cassette as the sprockets should last longer.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:23 pm 
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The width difference is tiny. It'll work perfectly.
Best of luck, and keep us all informed of your experiences and general opinion on this won't you? :)

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:55 am 
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Hi - I have done this lot.s of times with Shimano 11 speed and Campagnolo 11 speed. It works perfect - both ways.
Therefore I also think it will work fine with SRAM as SRAM and Shimano are compatible.


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