Tag archive for ‘11 speed’

  • SRAM Appeases Weight Weenies and Retrogrouches with New WiFLi XG1190 Cassettes, Barcon Shifters

    SRAM's new 11-speed 1190 X-Glide 11-32 cassette gives cyclocrossers and CX1 users a lighter, quieter option. © Cyclocross Magazine

    At Sea Otter 2014, SRAM showed off its Force CX1 single ring component group that we previously reviewed, but hiding on a side table were two brand new 11-speed components that may please the weight weenie or retrogrouch cyclocrosser (if…

  • Felt Commits to ’Cross with Nine Updated and New Models for 2015 — Sea Otter 2014

    Felt's new F2x at Sea Otter 2014. © Cyclocross Magazine

    Last year, Felt showcased an impressive fleet at Sea Otter, from an ultra-high-end carbon frameset to an aluminum complete bike to a ’cross bike for the kiddies, with plenty in between. This year, Felt has upped its game with nine…

  • 10 Questions with 2013 World Champion Sven Nys

    Sven Nys celebrates with his American fans with a commanding win at the Clif Bar Cross Vegas 2013. © Cyclocross Magazine

    Cyclocross Magazine had a rare few minutes to sit down privately with 2013 World Champion Sven Nys after his 2013 Cross Vegas win. We played 10 questions, rapid-fire style. The World Champ talks American cyclocross, race strategy, disc brakes and…

  • SRAM Red 22 is Coming

    SRAM 11 speed: elaborate ruse, or new for 2014?

    With a well-timed April Fools’ Day video, SRAM started a firestorm of controversy: did the new 11 tooth cassette really exist? With Shimano and Campagnolo already offering 11-speed cassettes, was SRAM trying to keep up with the Jones’s for cyclocross?…

  • Shimano and Campagnolo – Can’t We All Get Along?

    Shimano Derailleurs and Campagnolo Ergopower Levers Happy Together

    Most ‘cross racers don’t have the luxury of component sponsors, don’t receive new bikes or new drivetrains each year, and lack pit crews to clean their bikes every lap. We at Cyclocross Magazine are no different, and as we choose parts for our ‘cross bikes, we take all these things under consideration in hand-picking our parts. Over the last few years, we’ve come to be fond of one particular setup: Campagnolo Ergopower shifters mated to Shimano derailleurs and cassettes. Some fondly call his setup “Shimergo.” What the hell? These two aren’t supposed to work, you say?

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