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anyone familiar with the new campagnolo veloce group

Old 02-01-14, 08:43 AM
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anyone familiar with the new campagnolo veloce group

i found a complete group, brand new for $467.48 shipped. i just want to make sure I'm happy with the performance. thanks
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Old 02-01-14, 09:19 AM
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I think it works pretty darn good. Looks great, easy to set up, and performs as you'd expect from Campagnolo. Well worth the money.
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Old 02-01-14, 09:25 AM
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i messed up, i had it in my basket to ask questions about it, i came back and my basket timed out. price went from 460-560. still might go after it though
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I have new Centaur. I had 9 speed Veloce. They both worked great.
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Old 02-01-14, 11:30 AM
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I've got a set on a bike, paid around what you did, works fine.
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$411 at Ribble, shipped to US
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Originally Posted by jiangshi View Post
$411 at Ribble, shipped to US
Bingo.

Buy now, you'll be fine.
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its showing $560.98. where are you seeing $411?. i see, i didn't switch destinations. thanks..
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Originally Posted by sloar View Post
its showing $560.98. where are you seeing $411?. i see, i didn't switch destinations. thanks..
You have to specify that it is being shipped to the US and the VAT goes away.
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yeah i figured that out. thanks. still haven't pulled the trigger yet. i know its a great deal, just hard to throw that much out for just a group.
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FWIW, I placed an order Wednesday to Ribble, received it today, Western US.
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I'm liking my Campy Veloce components on my Tommasini so far. I put the transmission through its paces yesterday over 40 miles and ran through every gear, no problems. Shifting is smooth and precise, everything feels solid, it runs quiet.

I ordered a set of Veloce 10 speed shifters, a Veloce cassette, Veloce front and rear derailleurs, Veloce chain and a Vento wheelset from Ribble Cycles for $490 shipped (used the discount code) I placed the order and 3 days later the box arrived in Phoenix AZ from the UK, can you believe it!
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Originally Posted by sloar View Post
yeah i figured that out. thanks. still haven't pulled the trigger yet. i know its a great deal, just hard to throw that much out for just a group.
On the other hand, what would you get for that much in the used market?

I think you'll find out pretty quickly you'll be at or over that amount.

Plus this is shiny, new and never been dropped.

Lots of plusses.
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The Veloce 10 and 11speed stuff I have seen is realy good nice finish easy to setup and silky smooth. If you can get a complete setup for under $500 it should be pretty good deal.
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Originally Posted by zukahn1 View Post
The Veloce 10 and 11speed stuff I have seen is realy good nice finish easy to setup and silky smooth. If you can get a complete setup for under $500 it should be pretty good deal.
There is no such thing as Veloce 11 speed

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Alright you guys talked me into it. Grady your right, I've been searching and I can't buy half that stuff for $411.
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Veloce is decent stuff, works well. The silver stuff looks just swell in my book, and well worth 411 bones IMO. If I were building up a vintage steel road frame from scratch, I'd be hard pressed to do it for less (but then again, have done so many times via scrounging).

Things I don't care for about it are pretty minor. The power torque crankset is a PITA to remove (just ask Robbie), and the shifters aren't rebuildable (but replacement "cores" are available for around $60). If anything the FD control is a little "notchy" if your cabling and FD is running less than perfectly. No single pivot rear option. Again, all relatively minor gripes.
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I'm about to place the same order. For a caad 9. Just not sure if veloce or splurge the $532 for centaur.
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I'm about to place the same order. For a caad 9. Just not sure if veloce or splurge the $532 for centaur.
I've used both and they are just fine.

If you poke around long enough on the internet, someone will give you a good reason to spend more money.

They both function well as advertised.

FWIW We bought and built a Ritchey Swiss Cross for a friend in August. Built it with Centaur and he raced in this fall's local cross season.

The groupset was surprisingly durable and is still functioning after a solid thrashing.
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Originally Posted by gomango View Post
I've used both and they are just fine.

If you poke around long enough on the internet, someone will give you a good reason to spend more money.

They both function well as advertised.

FWIW We bought and built a Ritchey Swiss Cross for a friend in August. Built it with Centaur and he raced in this fall's local cross season.

The groupset was surprisingly durable and is still functioning after a solid thrashing.
I may end up with a mix of veloce/centaur -- maybe upgrade the cranks/shifters/brakes.
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was thinking about putting Veloce on a Colnago Frameset I have for a modern build.
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Originally Posted by Chrome Molly View Post
Veloce is decent stuff, works well. The silver stuff looks just swell in my book, and well worth 411 bones IMO. If I were building up a vintage steel road frame from scratch, I'd be hard pressed to do it for less (but then again, have done so many times via scrounging).

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Yeah, that was not one of their better designs. No self extracting feature, and special puller required. You want to be double darn sure everything is together in the right order before putting the non drive crank on. No going back without the specially designed puller.
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(just ask Robbie)
No going back without the specially designed puller
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+1000

0tt0 Rax broke 2 Park pullers trying to take mine off at REI.

The group looks and works fine, however, so I'm good.

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+1000

0tt0 Rax broke 2 Park pullers trying to take mine off at REI.

The group looks and works fine, however, so I'm good.
Correction, looks great!
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Old 02-12-14, 08:39 PM
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I have a surplus of 10s Centaur UT cranks, all 53/39 172.5, if anyone is in need.
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