Campy Daytona?

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  1. moe42171

    moe42171 New Member

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    I am looking at buying a 2002 Wilier mortirolo Scandium and it is stocked with Campy Daytona 10 speed. I know very little about Daytona other than the fact it didn't ship for very long and was replaced by Centaur I believe. I am currently riding an older Tommasini steel bike with a Ultegra group and am pretty happy with the performance. Will the Daytona group be similar, better or worse than my current Ultegra? Thanks to any responses provided.
     
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  2. boudreaux

    boudreaux New Member

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    Depends on if you like campy or shimano better, and how well each is tuned. Centaur/daytona is about the equavilant of ultegra,in the comparative lineups.
     
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    moe42171 New Member

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    To be honest I have never used Campy but would not want to take a step down from Ultegra. I figured they were about an equivalent especially since my Ultegra is about 4/5 years old. Thanks for your response.
     
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    I think you would find the Centaur/Daytona to be better than 6 year old Ultegra. This debate rages on and on, but honestly, It would NOT be a step down.
     
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    boudreaux New Member

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    6 year old ultegra is still 9 speed, and later changes are relatively minor. Assuming it ain't wore out,but it is still a bit of an apples to organges comparison to new stuff.
     
  6. mjw_byrne

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    The other thing, which you probably know already, is that the levers work differently - you use a thumb lever to shift to smaller cogs, and the front shifter is essentially friction. You might find that's the biggest difference you notice.
     
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