Campagnolo 2011 Chorus: incremental improvements
The 2011 Chorus Chainset will come with new XPSS chainrings that feature eight chain upshift zones and two for downshifts.
Campagnolo's popular Chorus groupset gets a revamp for 2011 with improvements to front gear shifting with the eXtreme Performance Shifting System (XPSS) chainrings and new lighter and smoother internals on the Ergopower levers.
There's hardly any overall weight reduction for Chorus as there is on the other 11-speed groupsets but it could be argued that at approximately 2,100 grams with 100 grams more for Record and Athena at 100 grams less, the group is now better differentiated from its cousins, if you're in that eternal dilemma of which group to buy based on weight.
Campagnolo 2011 Chorus Ergopower Ultra Shift levers ● 337g ● approx 7g lighter ● New composite body with revised cable routing ● Insert available for larger hands ● Hoods available in black, white or red with matching cables.
Campagnolo 2011 Chorus Rear Derailleur ● 186 grams ● New carbon-fibre front plate.
Campagnolo 2011 Chorus Front Derailleur ● 76g for braze-on ● Ultra-shift alloy cage with Z-shape inner cage.
Campagnolo 2011 Chorus Brakes ● 299g ● rear now available optionally with dual pivot mechanism ● New shoe fitting system ● longer pad in new compound.