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znfdl
03-17-2008, 12:46 PM
Would the new SRAM 1090R chain be compatible with a Campy drive chain?

Both are 5.9mm chains, but I do not want to assume.

e-RICHIE
03-17-2008, 12:48 PM
Would the new SRAM 1090R chain be compatible with a Campy drive chain?

Both are 5.9mm chains, but I do not want to assume.
the word from sram is that they are compatible with everything.
i have even ridden the red and force groups here with my leftover
campagnolo cassette-ed wheels with no issue at all, exceptin' some
guilt atmo.

znfdl
03-17-2008, 12:51 PM
No guilt here. Thanks for the feedback.

MilanoTom
03-17-2008, 01:12 PM
the word from sram is that they are compatible with everything.
i have even ridden the red and force groups here with my leftover
campagnolo cassette-ed wheels with no issue at all, exceptin' some
guilt atmo.

This has probably been hashed out already, but is the reverse true? Can a wheel with a 10-speed SRAM or Shimano cassette be used with a Campagnolo drivetrain?

Thanks.
Tom

PS - Guilt is a terrible thing to enduremo. You should dispose of those Campagnolo wheels by sending them to me.

Dave
03-17-2008, 01:29 PM
This has probably been hashed out already, but is the reverse true? Can a wheel with a 10-speed SRAM or Shimano cassette be used with a Campagnolo drivetrain?

Thanks.
Tom

PS - Guilt is a terrible thing to enduremo. You should dispose of those Campagnolo wheels by sending them to me.

The thread started out asking about chain compatibility, not cassette compatibility.

All current 10 speed chains are now 5.9mm wide, so there is no width compatibility problem. You may find that one brands shifts better than another when you start mismatching. I've used the DA 10, KMC 10, Campy UN and the original wider Campy 10 chain on Campy 10 drivetrains with no problem. So far I've not found any chain that shifts better or last longer than Campy, on a Campy drivetrain.

Cassette compatibility is another issue. Campy cog spacing is 4.12mm, while Shimano and SRAM are 3.95mm. It's a significant difference that works best when the closer spaced cassettes are use with an overshifting Campy drivetrain. If you're picky about shifting accuracy, you need a J-tek shiftmate to correct the RD travel.

Ken Robb
03-17-2008, 01:57 PM
the word from sram is that they are compatible with everything.
i have even ridden the red and force groups here with my leftover
campagnolo cassette-ed wheels with no issue at all, exceptin' some
guilt atmo.

Are you planning a clearance sale for all that out-dated Italian junk you had in stock? :)

e-RICHIE
03-17-2008, 02:06 PM
Are you planning a clearance sale for all that out-dated Italian junk you had in stock? :)
you saw my bike, n'eau?
i dare say you'd rather keep the money than get the junkmo.

jim d
03-17-2008, 04:17 PM
Check this out....
http://www.velonews.com/article/73404/can-you-run-campy-shifters-with-a-sram

Jim

steve575
03-17-2008, 04:28 PM
I thought Shimano 10 was 6.1?

Dave
03-17-2008, 06:07 PM
I thought Shimano 10 was 6.1?

Nope, 5.9mm. Perhaps an earlier version was wider.