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Sampson shipping new 11-speed cassette

Published April 14, 2014

DENVER (BRAIN) — Sampson is now shipping  its 11-speed cassette, which was announced last summer. The company said the cassette production was delayed to improve its shifting speed. The cassette also now features a gold-colored EN coating versus the originally planned nickel-chrome plating.

The Shimano and SRAM-compatible cassette uses an alloy spider to reduce weight, along with a 7075 aluminum lockring.  The cogs are ramped and gated and spacing has been refined over the 2013 version to produce very fast shifts with low noise.  

The 11-25 cassette weighs 243 grams with lockring. The cassette is also available in 11-28; other sizes will be added in June.

MSRP: $109.

More information: sampsonsports.com  or (303) 691-5650.

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