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    shifting with sram vs shimano cassettes?

    Does rear shifting shift "better" with sram or shimano cassettes?

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    Theoretically they're exactly the same. Realistically most people find that SRAM Red powerdome cassettes are noisier when shifting. On Shimano D/A cassettes the Ti cogs will wear faster than steel cogs of the same size.
    To answer your question precisely, i can see no difference in actual shifting performance.
    i work for some bike racers...
    2013 Trek Madone 5.9 w/ '12 SRAM Red
    2010 Cervelo T1 sprint bike
    Ruger 10-22TD
    Smith&Wesson M&P 15-22
    Smith&Wesson M&P 9
    oh, those belong in another forum

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    i've never noticed a difference either way.

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    [QUOTE=cxwrench;4410176]Theoretically they're exactly the same. Realistically most people find that SRAM Red powerdome cassettes are noisier when shifting.

    Thanks I did notice this.

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