campagnolo hyperons & recon cassette - problems

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by robleach71


Pretty new to the forum and need some advice.
I'm just building up my Parlee z5 with Campagnolo hyperons and a new recon campag 11 speed cassette, the problem is that the cassette seems wider than a standard campag one and therefore touches the frame/dropout. My friend who's a bike mechanic thinks that even with a thinner lock ring it will still foul.
I was wondering if any of you had any experience of with campag recon cassettes.


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by Berg

Is it titanium or aluminum one-piece?

Because I had a Recon titanium 11speed, where the largest sprockets were not seated correctly on the center alu-spider. The riveting was very poorly done, so the sprockets were further apart than they should be. Also the rivets were sticking out so far on the back, that the touched the spokes!

I returned it to the shop, and bought a Super record instead :)

Edit: Found picture of the defective cassette with my comments on:

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by robleach71

it's the Alu one piece, 11- 27 11 speed.
Each sprocket is 2mm wide and my old chorus cassette on the winter bike is 1.8 per sprocket. Overall is too wide with the campag wheels.

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by atakaoka

I have the same in my Bora set and has no problem.
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by rodebaron51

I have same setup without any problems;

Hyperon ultra 2 and SR11.... fits perfect. (as they should -> one company setup).

2012 Colnago C59 MTBK Camapgnolo Hyperon Ultra 2 and Campi SR11
2014 Merida Big 99 CF team fully
2015 Pinarello F8 Sky Campagnolo Bora Utra 2 and Campi SR11 EPS (RIP after crash)
2016 Trek Mad-One Limited Team Edition

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by robleach71

I'm trying to fit a recon alu cassette to the campagnolo hyperons. The campagnolo cassette but the recon one is too wide, I'm trying to find out if there's a solution to fitting the recon one.

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