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Old 08-21-04, 02:38 PM   #1
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SRAM 9-speed cassette

Does anyone out there in forum land have any experience using SRAM cassettes on Shimano drive systems?

I was just wondering how their performance was when used with Shimano equipment.

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Old 08-21-04, 03:16 PM   #2
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I use the SRAM 11-23 on my Ultegra driveline and I must say it is awesome and quiet plus I think it is 34 grams lighter than the Shimano cassette.
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In most instances I prefer SRAM cassettes. I just have much better luck with SRAM chains and cassettes.
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how come raiyn? im about to get a new chain and cassette. i currently have a all 105 setup
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In most instances I prefer SRAM cassettes. I just have much better luck with SRAM chains and cassettes.
I was thinking just the opposite. I've always had better luck with Shimano cassettes. I guess this might be a good place to say YMMV.
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I replaced my Dura Ace chain and cassette with SRAM. Saved a ton of $, and have never been happier with the performance. They seem soo much more quiet and smooth, and my shifting has never been better.
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how come raiyn? im about to get a new chain and cassette. i currently have a all 105 setup
It's my experience that the SRAM stuff lasts longer and works smoother. Right now I'm running a SRAM R-9 (Now rebadged as the PG-970) on my commuter bike and it's simply beautiful. As Retro hinted results may vary from person to person. For me they simply work MUCH better.
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Those who say they prefer Sram cassettes, do you use them with Shimano or Sram chains?
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Those who say they prefer Sram cassettes, do you use them with Shimano or Sram chains?
SRAM chains for me and mine.
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All Shimano for me. Shimano cassettes are much stiffer which leads to firmer more positive shifts.

Can you use SRAM??...yes
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All Shimano for me. Shimano cassettes are much stiffer which leads to firmer more positive shifts.

Can you use SRAM??...yes
I've found the opposite to be true.
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Perhaps you should push on the cogs with your finger...SRAMs flex..Shimanos do not. Shimanos carrier technology at work.
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I use either SRAM chain or my favorite is the Wipperman SST man that is a sweet combo with my SRAM cassette.
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