Hollowgram SI vs. Hollowgram SI SL?

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53x12 wrote:Well back on topic, is there a difference in the chain rings from the SI to the SI SL?


no. there are different generations though. the current is MK V. previous are MKIII, MKIV, etc.

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53x12 wrote:
Dan,
Any chance you weighed the chain rings, bottom bracket, crank arms separately?



Here the weight from my SL BB30 Crank separeted as you asked:

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What other components are people suing with these cranks? Would Campy record stuff work well/smooth shifting?

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gumgardner wrote:What other components are people suing with these cranks? Would Campy record stuff work well/smooth shifting?
Good enough for Liquigas to use with Campagnolo 10 speed and now 11 speed!

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Didn't know that! Thanks. That makes it an easy decision

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Should a hollogram only be on a cannondale? It seems like a top crank, but you can't offend the fashion weenies :D

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I've been pondering my next crank and I really like what I'm reading about the SiSL. Honestly, I don't care much about offending fashion weenies. The huge q-factor on the Clavs is a bit of a downer, so I'm not even considering those.
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The SiSLs are super sexy. i have to agree, but the Claviculas are lighter I believe for the cranks and bb. The choice of rings will determine how much weight is saved with the THM. What is the q-factor of the SISL's?

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Any comparisons between the Campy SR and the SISL? These look pretty damn sweet.
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How much is the weight difference on crankarms only between SI and SL so I can see the actual difference.

I have SI arms here but no SL.
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Is the SiSL the best crankset out there? It's crazy light, low q-factor, good price and very stiff. It may not have the 'look' that a clavicula does but it has it beat in Almost every other category. It wasn't in madcows crankset shootout but I think it would have done very well.

Thoughts?

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Mattias Hellöre wrote:How much is the weight difference on crankarms only between SI and SL so I can see the actual difference.
I have SI arms here but no SL.


175mm SLs

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gumgardner wrote:Is the SiSL the best crankset out there? (...)
Thoughts?


Well, if you ask 5 different people what's the best crankset, you might hear 5 different answers!

What i like about the SI/SL cranks:


- crankset compability. You can convert a MTB crankset to road. You can run compact, you can run 130 or 135BCD, you can install a SRM unit.

- Cannondale been producing them for ages, and the design remains pretty much un-changed;

- Made in USA? - please correct me if i am wrong

- not as flashy as the Claviculas, but much, much cheaper

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Performance wise though. At this weight, what's stiffer with a lower q-factor?You can't argue it can you?

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Stopped by a Cannondale LBS shop and they qouted me $735 for the SISL cranks and $110 for the ceramic bearings. Are the ceraminc bearings any good?

I also mentioned that I was gonna try to run these with Di2 and he said it absolutely wont shift right. He said he spoke with a number of people at Cannondale and they can not get it working properly even at the headquarters, so there would be no way that he, I or any of his people could get it to work properly. He said Cannondale has been really frustrated trying to make it work but they haven't had success. I guess it's back to SRAM RED for me.

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