Performance you won't even notice.
A cassette is like a soccer referee—you hardly even know it's there if it does the job perfectly, but it can ruin an entire event if it doesn't. If we keep that analogy rolling, the Campagnolo Record 11 Cassette is a hall-of-fame level official, one that can only really be appreciated after you've had to deal with the crappy dad-refs of the world.
The Record 11 is virtually identical to the Super Record 11. The only meaningful difference is that the Super Record features six titanium cogs, the Record features only three, in the three easiest gears, while the other eight cogs are made of nickel-chrome-coated steel. Apart from this, the two cassettes are identical. The Record 11 features the same Ultra Shift technology, which includes things like cog-tooth synchronization (for easy and snappy chain transitions between cogs) and certain shark-fin teeth (to encourage easy upshifting). It's designed to work with ErgoPower shift levers to make shifting 13% easier, according to Campagnolo, and the whole thing weighs just 24g more than the Super Record, a weight gain that's more than offset by the increased durability.
- Eight chrome-plated steel and three titanium cogs
- Ultra Shift technology
- Synchronized cogs
- Easy-shifting shark-tooth profile
- Alloy lockring
- Q & A
Right now I have the 2014 campy super record RS group with a 11-25 record cassette. Is a 11-29, or a 12-29 cassette compatible with my group set? Can I just swap them out? What do I need? Just a locking ring?
Hey there Harleytusk,
Yes you can use up to a 29t cog on the Super Record RS rear derailleur. They do not need a specific length cage like the Shimano's do. The cassette should come with a new lock ring as well. If you have any more questions, feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi there. I'm so excited to hear about a 11-29. Maybe I'll be able to keep up on the downhills using an 11 & not a 12. My question, before I get my hopes up is, will my 2012 Super Record 11 rear derailer work with an 11-29??? Please say it will & I'll buy the cassette right away. Mahalo from Maui
Can I use normal rear derailer with a max...
Can I use normal rear derailer with a max low gear of 27 on the back? do i need to change to long throw derailer?
As long as the max is 27 you are good to go.