What groupo do you ride?

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.

What are you riding?

Campagnolo
152
33%
Shimano
107
23%
Sram
135
29%
Campy Electric
5
1%
Shimano Electric
28
6%
Going to change to Campy
10
2%
Going to change to Shimano
9
2%
Going to change to Sram
9
2%
Whatever came on my bike
6
1%
 
Total votes: 461

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btompkins0112
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Location: Mississippi

by btompkins0112

Fa63 can you tell a big difference between the SRAM groups? Thinking of making a switch and trying to figure the best value.

ParisCarbon
Posts: 981
Joined: Mon Feb 05, 2007 5:39 am
Location: Winnipeg Canada

by ParisCarbon

Record 10s Red Group on my 2003 PrinceSL
2013 Super Record Mech on my Cannondale EVO with 135mm Hollowgram SRM
Record 10s on with Hollowgram SRM on my Slice TT
Various mix of Cmpagnolo 10s on my Stevens Crossike

by Weenie


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fa63
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Joined: Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:26 am
Location: Atlanta, GA, US

by fa63

btompkins0112 wrote:Fa63 can you tell a big difference between the SRAM groups? Thinking of making a switch and trying to figure the best value.


The rear shifting is a bit faster with SRAM Red. Other than that, can't say there is much of a difference.

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dgasmd
Posts: 1328
Joined: Sun Apr 15, 2007 5:10 am
Location: South Florida

by dgasmd

Newest bike: campagnolo super record 11 sp
Next: campagnolo record 10 sp
Vintage: campagnolo Croce 6 speed

WileEcoyote
Posts: 39
Joined: Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:33 pm

by WileEcoyote

Dura Ace 7800 for me, including the wheelset. It's not the lightest, but it performs flawless for me, everytime. Will probably source a second set for my wife's bike.

Ransom
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Joined: Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:56 pm

by Ransom

WileE, I second that. DA7800 all the way for me and my Tarmac. Even the cranks.
2008 Specialized Tarmac Pro SL2 Team Gerolsteiner w/ full Dura Ace groupset - 16.09 lbs
http://strava.com/athletes/ransom

SpoonMan
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:53 am
Location: Adelaide, Australia

by SpoonMan

DA 7800 on the Scott
Bizarre tri mix of DA/105/FSA on the Trinity
Full Ultegra 6700 on the wife's CR1
Sora on the daughter's Trek

I can't really see any good reason to not go Shimano at this point.
2011 Scott Addict R3 (DA groupset, Tune Skyline RR wheelset, Rotor 52/36 Q-Rings)
2008 Giant Trinity A1 (cheapass 50mm carbon clinchers)
No easy road goes anywhere worth going

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kman
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Joined: Wed Jul 13, 2005 10:51 am
Location: Sydney, Australia

by kman

Chorus 10sod, tuned and with a chorus 11 crankset.
Need a poll.
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-- Frank Zappa

ecguevara
Posts: 60
Joined: Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:57 am

by ecguevara

Shimano 105 on my training bike
SRAM Red on my race bike

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tommasini
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Joined: Sun Nov 02, 2003 6:48 am
Location: Central USA
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by tommasini

2009 Super Record on my training bike

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2011/12 Super Record on my primary ride

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2012 Super Record on my Epic Ride 12+ pounder (under construction)

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So does this allow me to vote 3 times?....I'd hope so!! :beerchug:

If I have a shimano equipped mountain bike do I need to do a -1 of the above? :roll:
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ticou
Posts: 459
Joined: Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:31 pm

by ticou

You face a Chorus of approval on that note. The emanations from the Via della Chemica are Super, i'd vote in Record numbers too.

TuscanySwe
Posts: 42
Joined: Mon Jan 26, 2009 1:52 pm

by TuscanySwe

Only campy.

Have had most groups from veloce to super record 11.

Find it hard to notice a a real difference other than weight from centaur up to be honest. Personal favorite is still record 10.

lperdido
Posts: 15
Joined: Thu Aug 18, 2011 11:28 am
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

by lperdido

I am a Campy Record 10 kind of a guy. My current unfinished Colnago build will be SR with Deda cockpit on Zipp 202s.
My current training bike is a C'dale with 105 and Cane Creek 200sl calipers. Also with Deda cockpit.
Its that way, because I needed a bike and it came equipped this way for cheap. While the 105 shifts impecably, the campy is crisper and the lever and button is much more intuitive than the Sram and Shimano systems... at least it is to me, so when I am done building the Colnago, I will upgrade the c'dale to campy record 10.

audiophilitis
Posts: 509
Joined: Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:49 am

by audiophilitis

1st bike -- Campy C-Record (w/ Delta brakes) on a Cinelli Supercorsa SLX frame (circa 1990)
2nd bike -- Campy Record on a Lightspeed Ultimate (circa 1994)
3rd bike -- Campy SR11 Ti on a Time RXR VIP (current)

by Weenie


downtube
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Joined: Mon Jul 02, 2012 7:11 am

by downtube

I had 2004 campy record 10, but i just upgraded to campy record 11 . I have to say both groupo's are fantastic.

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