Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Bikes: '''96 Litespeed Catalyst, '05 Litespeed Firenze, '06 Litespeed Tuscany, '12 Surly Pacer, All are 3x8,9 or 10. It is hilly around here!
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The Campy-width 10X1 probably won't work very well on a Shimano 10-speed drivetrain as it is 6.2 mm and Wipperman's Shimano-spec chains are 6.0 mm wide. The Shimano-spec chains will work on a Campy drivetrain and, in fact, Campy's own ultra-narrow chains are now 5.9 mm.
I called Wipperman's distributor about using their Shimano-width chains on a 10-speed Campy bike and was told they would actually be better than their Campy-spec'ed chains. The fact that Wipperman's Shimano chains are generally less expensive than their Campy chains is a plus.