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PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 6:10 pm 
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I'm on board with the cf clamps. I weight between 80 an 85 kilo and would trust the cf ones better then alloy ones.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 6:58 pm 
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What Frankie said.
I've been on the BTP carbon clamps on several bikesfor a few years. One case in point, 85kg on a cross bike that I just had a look at and they're perfect.
Way these things work they are in tension when mounted, so cf is actually the perfect material.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:06 pm 
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5 8 5 wrote:
2ndgen, that links for Ti model - same part no?


:thumbup: Yes sir.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:22 am 
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Bit confused 2ndgen. You said you had some info on the aluminium clamps?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:51 am 
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shimano doesnt make aluminum clamps.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:24 am 
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5 8 5 wrote:
Bit confused 2ndgen. You said you had some info on the aluminium clamps?


Did I? I must've mixed that up with another topic I was posting on.
I'm looking into a fr der clamp replacement in aluminum.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:08 pm 
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2ndgen, you are correct. It was late, I was tired...............soz :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:17 pm 
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5 8 5 wrote:
2ndgen, you are correct. It was late, I was tired...............soz :lol:


No worries. :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:19 am 
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I used Ti t-bolt and Alu. nut with existing setup. Total weight is heavier than BTP but equal
to Shimano even though steel band was there. A lot cheaper though.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:02 pm 
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2ndgen wrote:
http://www.ebikestop.com/shimano_st_7900_sti_lever_clamp_band_unit-LD7756.php?PARTNER=GOOGPS

Shimano ST-7900 STI Lever Clamp band Unit
MFR's Part #: Y6RT98130
$110./pr.

You're better off getting the Ti versions.

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Are the bolt and nut made of titanium too or just the band?


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:04 am 
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the t-nut with the titanium band is about is more or less 1 gram lighter than the ones that come with the steel band. I upgraded my ultegra di2.

titanium band=6.7g t-nut=2g
steel band=9.5g t-nut=3.4

Saved 4.2 grams per shifter.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:22 am 
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Neoryan7,

Thanks for posting, There are new TI lighter bands for 9000, but nobody has confined with pix. Just from the Shimano part #'s

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:54 am 
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The new ones look more heavily machined than the 7900 series ones.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:01 pm 
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Anyone have real weights for these, and are the nuts and bolts titanium as well?

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:41 pm 
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I stripped one of mine a while back and wound up purchasing what turned out to be a bag five, I think. Somewhere in the garage, I still have four. Let me know if you're interested.

Chris


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