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Weight differenceMart
Jun 11, 2001 10:34 AM
Anyone know the weight difference between Shimano Ultegra, 105 and Tiagra. Also any idea how the campag range compare.
kinda silly question....C-40
Jun 12, 2001 6:46 AM
Price, performance and quality are much more important than a few ounces of weight. Tiagra is really cheap and not suitable for anyone who's riding a lot of miles; it won't last long. Naturally the cheaper groups will be heavier, maybe up to 1/2 pound.

Campy lists their groupo weights on their website www.campagnlo.com. At the Ultegra level, I would switch to Campy Daytona 10. The best price to performance deal on the market is Campy Chorus 10 speed IMO. A lot of performance, for less $ than DuraAce.

Remember that groupo weight differences are no more important than body weight differences, and body weight can vary by 2 pounds or more, from one day to the next, depending on fluid retention. Eat a (typically) salty restaurant meal on Friday, and see if you don't weigh 1-2 pounds more on Saturday.
kinda silly question....Not reallyAbbs
Jun 12, 2001 6:00 PM
There is a significant weight differences from the lower end to the upper end groups. Weight does make a difference, the frame weight of a 55cm C-40 is 1050g where an Ovalmaster is 1460g (nearly a pound) I would guess there is a least the same difference between Dura Ace and Tiagra.
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Jun 13, 2001 11:02 AM