Campagnolo VS. Sram

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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by lokoli

It is very difficult for me to choose a groupset for my new frame. I'm choosing between Campagnolo Super-Record and Sram Red. Both are 2012 year.
I'm interested in that which group is shifting better, faster and which is lighter.

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by xjbaylor

Only one of those can be measured objectively, and that is weight. SRAM Red should be lighter by a small margin. Both groups function incredibly well, and neither is truly better than the other. The real question should be which one do you want?

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by ticou

SR is better looking, has better components, and the best and most durable ceramic bearings, is better made, and will last longer, and has a longer gurantee, plus you can shift up, and down five, with one stroke. Check out 'Competitive cyclist reviews Campy 11 speed' on youtube.

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by Powerful Pete

I am locking this. OP, please use the search function. These kinds of threads usually turn into fan rants. My advice: they are both top of the line groups that work incredibly well.

Choose the one that you like better, and pay attention to how your hands fit the shifters.
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