FSA K-Force WE Wireless Electronic groupset

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Miller
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Cyclingnews and other online sites are plastered with adverts for the new FSA electronic groupset K-Force WE but there seems not much interest here. Has anyone used it or is intending to?

I won't be, as it happens, as I'm liking EPS.

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New it was coming but didn't know it had actually been released. Curious but currently note a candidate

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Off topic for pure road, but i wonder how it holds up against competition riding gravel, mud and even winter.
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Is it lighter than the SRAM eTap system (shifters + derailleurs) ? That's the question.

Actual weights would be nice... and none of that "well we're including the cranks and chain and other sht" in the weights, because anyone who actually gives a crap about the mass of their bikes is unlikely to just default to the brand-standard without considering, and weighing, other options.
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I've used it but not for any extended period of time. First impressions were positive, but will take a wait and see approach.

I spoke with FSA about availability just the other day and was told that they have a very limited shipment coming Sept which is already allocated to OEM. Aftermarket won't be until Nov. So still a few months before anyone really gets to put some miles on it.

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I find it very rare that is not being used in the Tour de France (The best showcase....) When the group is ready for months? And it was said that the team Cofidis and some other but would use it....................

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I’d kinda thought these were vapourware/never to be actually available.

https://www.merlincycles.com/fsa-k-forc ... 25527.html

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by MayhemSWE

I don't understand who their target market is supposed to be. K-Force WE MSRP seems to be maybe 20% higher than Sram Red eTap, but the difference in actual street price for savvy shoppers is much bigger. While MSRP does seem lower than Dura-Ace Di2 street price the latter still has a lower street price. Who in their right mind would spend more to buy WE rather than Red eTap or DA Di2?

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Miller wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:53 am
Cyclingnews and other online sites are plastered with adverts for the new FSA electronic groupset K-Force WE but there seems not much interest here. Has anyone used it or is intending to?

I won't be, as it happens, as I'm liking EPS.
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A new 11-speed group, when everyone's going to 12 speed (or 13). This group is a day late and a dollar short.
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FIJIGabe wrote:
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:26 pm
A new 11-speed group, when everyone's going to 12 speed (or 13). This group is a day late and a dollar short.


Two years ago, I was practically ready, and finally on sale...... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Have who buys it while the ESP 12 speed and ready, and the new eTap almost....Over the WE looking like toy and expensive...........

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Killer price! Only $700 more than Dura Ace Di2 :laughat: FSA
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Never even thought about it... Just swapped my Tarmac SL5 from Di2 to Super Record EPS, and impatiently waiting for EPS 12 for my SL6 and Venge.. Raptor and Falcon are getting imatient while they wait to get built...

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