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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:28 pm 
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Ok, here are the Athena EPS weights for weenies:

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286g (+24g vs. super record EPS)
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230g (+32g)
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152g (+20g)
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166g ( +/-0g)

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EPS Athena is about 76g heavier than super record EPS and the cost for uppgrade kits about 1000€ vs. 2000€. :noidea:


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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 7:11 pm 
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Seems a bit of a bargain. Weight v. Price.

Also the performance is very similar I believe.

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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:50 am 
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Interesting, I wonder if some people will change their minds about this being bad value

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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:28 pm 
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That's not too bad a penalty you know over SR for the lower price. I'm still going to wait a couple of years though before heading down that way, also as there is no external wiring kit yet.

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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:30 pm 
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This introduction of Athena has started to make EPS look fairly desirable for me. I've now seen both SuperRecord and this week, Athena EPS - and they feel remarkably similar in use.

The lever shifting feel is really, really nice!

The weight penalty is far less than what I was expecting too :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:36 pm 
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Tumppi wrote:
EPS Athena is about 76g heavier than super record EPS
roadhog44 wrote:
The weight penalty is far less than what I was expecting too :shock:
Keep in mind that this weight difference is just for the "electronic" components. The weight differential of the full gruppos is considerably larger.


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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:18 pm 
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The Power Torque crank/BB is still a horrible design though...

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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
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HammerTime2 wrote:
The weight differential of the full gruppos is considerably larger.

Would it be worth going Athena for the electronic bits and SR for the rest? Then you'll only have a 76g penalty over SR EPS, and you ditch the power torque BB

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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:38 pm 
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Hmm

I got m3 cranks and EE brakes...
As an upgrade kit this looks inviting..

Now how was that thread about cutting the battery open going?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:11 am 
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Has anyone tried switching the mechanical Chorus carbon levers with the Athena eps alumium levers :idea: ?Do you think they are compatible?Also is it ok to change the RD back plate with fiberlyte ?

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 Post subject: Re: Athena 11 EPS
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 1:52 pm 
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serbelo wrote:
Has anyone tried switching the mechanical Chorus carbon levers with the Athena eps alumium levers :idea: ?Do you think they are compatible?


The Campag EPS maintenance document says "Lever 1 can be replaced as with the mechanical systems".

http://www.campagnolo.com/repository/do ... _07_12.pdf"

There's not enough detail in the exploded drawings to tell if the backside of the mechanical and electronic levers are moulded differently. At any rate, it would appear the carbon Record EPS levers can be used.

http://www.campagnolo.com/repository/do ... -11-12.pdf"


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