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Pros and cons of 1x groupsets/systems

1x systems (groupsets) pros and cons

Updated: 19/08/2020. Cycling industry, mostly for marketing reasons, moves towards ever increasing “number of speeds“. However, there is also a trend of having fewer front chainrings (while ever increasing the number of rear ones). First the triples were extinct from high end groupsets of big manufacturers, then they came for the doubles. 🙂  Today’s modern … Read more Pros and cons of 1x groupsets/systems

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Bicyle equipment (“groupset”) classes

Bicycle equipment (groupset) classes - Dura-Ace, Ultegra, Deore, Super Record...

Updated: 06/01/2020. “What groupset do you ride?” is a common question among experienced cyclists. Less experienced ones often ask what bicycle groupset classes are the best, which one to buy. This post will give a ranking (list) of classes from the low, to top class, for the three major groupset manufacturers: Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo. … Read more Bicyle equipment (“groupset”) classes