Is 105 lighter than Sora?

Is 105 lighter than Sora?

Is 105 lighter than Sora?

The 105’s chainset not only weighs less than the Sora chainset (752g vs. 953g), but also has a newly positioned inner ring to prevent cross-chaining.

What is the lightest bike groupset?

Lightest road groupset?

  • Sram Red, 2135.6 grams.
  • Campag Super Record, 2154.9 grams.
  • Campag Record, 2263.7.
  • Shimano 7900, 2277 grams.
  • Campag Super Record EPS, 2285.4 grams.
  • Shimano Dura Ace Di2, 2350.6 grams.
  • Sram Force, 2435.60 grams.
  • Campag Record EPS, 2482 grams.

How much does a Shimano 105 groupset weight?

Shimano 105 R7000 price and weights

Shimano 105 R7000 Product code Weight
Crankset FC-R7000 752g (175mm, 52/36t)
Front derailleur FD-R7000 109g
Chain CN-HG601 257g*
Cassette CS-R7000 364g (11-34t)

Is Sora good enough?

The big differences between more expensive options and the Sora are the non-changing 9-speed (the number of gears available), and the additional weight compared to more premium versions. However, Sora maintains its reputation as a reliable groupset offering good performance.

Is Sora better than Claris?

Shimano Sora is better for lower-speed riding. Shimano Claris is referred to as the power-priced groupset and is mostly used for road bikes. When it comes to your budget, Shimano Claris is much less expensive. You can save up to 10% if you purchase the Shimano Sorga groupset.

How much does a Shimano Tiagra groupset weight?


Weight Typical price
Tiagra 910g (50-34 tooth) £99.99
105 716g (50-34 tooth) £120.99

How much does an Ultegra groupset weight?

Ultegra is lighter, too, with our scales weighing it at 2,303g compared with the 2,413g of the Campag. Shimano has just released its new R7000 105 groupset, which is pretty much the only groupset any of us will ever need.

How much lighter is Dura-Ace than 105?

Dura-Ace takes it a step further with the five largest cogs all being made from titanium. Ultegra cassettes are about 25-35 grams lighter (depending on tooth count) than 105. Dura-Ace cassettes, amazingly, shed about 150 grams over the 105 cassettes.

Is Sora better than Tiagra?

While both Sora and Tiagra are entry-level choices, Sora occupies a much lower end of the Hierarchy while Tiagra is closer to the mid-range. So, you can argue that Tiagra is slightly more high-end than Sora even though it falls behind the likes of Shimano 105, Ultegra, and Dura-Ace.