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Old 12-06-06, 04:56 PM
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whats better...

... shimano or campagnolo? i'm trying to decide what to get for my first bike....
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Yes.
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Originally Posted by DrPete
Yes.
yes, you're excited about the prospect of a debate?
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Yes.
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Eh. Low. El.
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Yes is the best answer to give to this kind of question.
Yes, Campy is good
Yes, Shimano is good
Yes, this has been discussed numerous times
Yes, you should search before you post
Yes, this thread is a waste of what little bandwidth it takes up
Yes, because the only alternative is no
Yes, we're making fun of you
Yes, we're really that harsh so don't take it personally
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Yes, I think odl21's in on it.
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Shimagnolo.
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Yes.
I agree.
 
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Originally Posted by Sprocket_Jockey
Shimagnolo.
nice! ^

honestly they are both really good it just depends on how much you want to spend. please end this thread.
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Originally Posted by DocRay
I agree.
Well, we'll just have to agree to agree on this one, then.
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haha. now i just sit back and watch what i've created....
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Originally Posted by Sprocket_Jockey
Shimagnolo.
One of botto's bikes sports a Chortegra group.
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I agree with DrPete and (shudder) Botto.

Yes.
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Originally Posted by DrPete
One of botto's bikes sports a Chortegra group.
back then it was called racing on a budget cap'n
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Originally Posted by munkyv22
I agree with DrPete and (shudder) Botto.

Yes.
you're learning Lurch.
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you're learning Lurch.
I suppose sometimes we just have to agree.

This post has certainly shown: "There are no stupid questions, but there are alot of inquisitive idiots."
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One of botto's bikes sports a Chortegra group.
how about Campyrival? Shimaforce?
 
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Tsk, tsk, what has the world come to when folks start refusing to answer the completely innocent questions of an obvious troll? Someone has to put a stop to this, and I am just the guy to do it. Pay close attention now...

<MODERATOR REMOVED> is better!

Aww shucky darn. Sorry pal, I guess it just wasn't meant to be.
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How about a nice piece of pie?
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Chip, I only didn't mention it before because everyone knows the answer is

I mean, if those 16 reasons don't convince you I don't know what will.
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try them, it's diff. for everyone. i'd also recommend trying SRAM double-tap. See which ones you like best. For me, the way my hands are, the campy thumb shifter was in the wrong place and required lifting my hand off the hoods to shift - didn't like it, but for others, it's in the perfect spot.
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Actually, there was an article in Bicycling that did a full test of both gruppos and they found that +++Carrier Lost+++
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