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Old 11-17-11, 06:42 PM   #1
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Can someone give me the skinny on these please?

Saw this cassette on eBay and was wondering if they are worth considering. Never heard of this company. Anyone familiar with shifting quality, wear, etc.? Thanks!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BBB-Campagno...item5890b6ae1c
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Old 11-17-11, 06:52 PM   #2
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Looks an awful lot like they're trying to capitalize on the Campagnolo name. A bit shameless, in my opinion, bordering on false advertising. No experience with them myself, however.
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It appears to me a BBB brand cassette that is Campagnolo-compatible.
Nothing more, nothing less, and I've never heard of them.
The price is a little higher than "I'll try it," range for me.

They may be to Campy what SRAM is to Shimano.

You just never know. Looks nice, not very heavy.

Many people buy Miche cassettes for their Campy bikes.
No reason why BBB can't compete.
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why is it false advertising? it is a campagnolo compatible cassette made by BBB just like it says.

they are overpriced though:
http://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/sp/roa...ag/BBBACASS100

i have no first hand experience but wouldnt expect them to shift like a campy unit.
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BBB is a small company which is quite popular here in Holland.
I have used several BBB products, but not these cassette. The quality was ok.
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Looks an awful lot like they're trying to capitalize on the Campagnolo name. A bit shameless, in my opinion, bordering on false advertising. No experience with them myself, however.
Huh? BBB is a well know European brand. It's simply a campy compatible after-market cassette made by BBB.

I have no idea about the quality of this cassette, but the BBB gear I've used has been okay.
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OK. I retract my previous comment about false advertising. Sometimes I open mouth and insert foot. Sorry. I stand corrected. Thanks.

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hey, thanks for the thread, anyway.

now, when I go searching for Campy cassettes, I can look for Miche, BBB, and Campy.
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now, when I go searching for Campy cassettes, I can look for Miche, BBB, and Campy.
And IRD, which might be the best of the Campy compatible cassettes, depending on what the verdict is about this BBB company, if anyone out there has used their cassettes.

Still wanting to hear from someone who has some experience with BBB cassettes, particularly on 9 or 10 speed Campy.

This 12-27 10-speed cassette on eBay is really an optimal range and cog arrangement for me, slightly better than IRD's 12-28 and the standard stuff Campy makes (13-26, 13-29, 12-25). Thanks!

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I picked up a used 10s BBB cassette along with some other stuff I bought locally. The seller's comment was that it worked fine, but it wasn't quite as smooth as his Campy stuff. Racers are pickier than I am, though. But I haven't had to put it on the bike yet, so my "help" is still hearsay.
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If BBB were trying to capitalize on anything, it would be SunTour. BBB looks similar to the old 888 trademark.
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Looks an awful lot like they're trying to capitalize on the Campagnolo name. A bit shameless, in my opinion, bordering on false advertising. No experience with them myself, however.
This is, without a doubt, the most stupid post I have done here to date. And I've done some doozies.
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