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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 9:34 pm 
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I just recieved my BB30 Sram Red crankset in 175 53X39 567 grams.. not bad. I will be taking out for some miles and I will come back with all the details. On the stand it shifts very smooth and much better than the CDale Hollowgram SL crank I had on. :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 9:35 pm 
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quess the weight is excluding bearings? Including spacers/shims and such parts?

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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 11:30 pm 
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did you weigh the chainrings?

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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 11:32 pm 
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Yup, just the crankset with spindle. The last Sram Red crank I had was 615 grams so it looks like they have lost some weight. It can't be far off Hollowgram though.


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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 11:34 pm 
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I work in a small bike shop and installed the crank as soon as it came in, so I didn't dissect it.


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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 11:49 pm 
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2012, not 2013. :roll:

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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 8:45 am 
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Would the weight on 170 cranks compared to 175 make a big difference?

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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 9:24 am 
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upside wrote:
Yup, just the crankset with spindle. The last Sram Red crank I had was 615 grams so it looks like they have lost some weight. It can't be far off Hollowgram though.


so was it with chainrings or not?

my hollow gram sisl was 574 grams with chainrings AND bearings, so it´s "far off" :D


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 1:28 pm 
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The way I see it at 567 grams ... 1/2 the $$$$ and new technology with new chainrings, it was a no brainer. I sold my Hollowgram SL and I feel no remorse. :beerchug: :beerchug:

I plan on a long hilly ride today and if things are good, the beers on me.


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 3:16 pm 
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[quote="JensW"][quote="upside"]Yup, just the crankset with spindle. The last Sram Red crank I had was 615 grams so it looks like they have lost some weight. It can't be far off Hollowgram though.[/quote]

so was it with chainrings or not?

my hollow gram sisl was 574 grams with chainrings AND bearings, so it´s "far off" :D[/quote]


It was with chain rings. I wanted to complete the new Sram group and have been waiting some time for the last part. I was running the Hollowgram with Sram Red/Black rings and front shifting was almost on par with Dura Ace. Will see today when the horses come out to play. :up:


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Thanks for letting us know. please upload the weight into the "new" listings. Thanks!

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JensW wrote:
upside wrote:
Yup, just the crankset with spindle. The last Sram Red crank I had was 615 grams so it looks like they have lost some weight. It can't be far off Hollowgram though.


so was it with chainrings or not?

my hollow gram sisl was 574 grams with chainrings AND bearings, so it´s "far off" :D

I did a comparison of the drive side arm, spider, rings, and spindle at my LBS a couple weeks ago and my SiSL setup was ~80g lighter. Unfortunately I don't rember the exact weights, or if I weighed mine with the stock rings or my Praxis rings (+33g). In any case, the Cannondale setup was significantly lighter.


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id like to buy a set of the rings only.

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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 11:15 pm 
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It sounds like Sram will be make chainrings for the standard 130 & 110 cranks soon.

I got some miles on the new crankset and will say it is on par with Di2. When you upshift it is so smooth and quick. No grinding or sputtering.


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Would you be able to elaborate on the length of the axle? Basically I'm trying to identify if its 68 or 79.


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