Vintage Campagnolo Super Record Weight

Individual Component Weights

Campagnolo Super Record catalog page

Like any modern group set, Super Record could be ordered with a number of variations regarding size and threading. Additionally, during the 10+ years of manufacture, a number of components were also upgraded or changed. Here is a list of components that I have weighed from my collection.

ComponentWeight (grams)Notes
Seat Post227180mm long, 27.2mm diameter
Seat Post Bolt118mm diameter
Brake Levers225Drilled levers, including rubber hoods
Friction Shift Levers39Including, nuts, washers etc.
Brakes3432nd Version, short reach callipers including brake blocks
Crankset593Fitted with 52t/42t chainrings, 170mm crank arms & dust caps
Bottom Bracket31870-SS Record – steel (Italian threaded)
Bottom Bracket20370-SS Super Record v2 – alloy & titanium (Italian threaded)
Headset136Super Record – alloy & steel (Italian threaded) with 4mm alloy spacer (4 grams)
Front Hub126100mm OLD, low flange (32 hole)
Front QR Skewer86curved lever style
Rear Hub236126mm OLD, low flange (32 hole)
Rear QR Skewer88curved lever style
Pedals328alloy with steel axle
Front Derailleur92braze-on mount
Rear Derailleur181Second version with black label
Toe Clips (Alloy)12/13.5/15Small / Medium /Large (no straps)
Toe Clips (Steel)32/36/40Small / Medium /Large (no straps)
Shift Cablesn/a
Brake Cablesn/a

The total weight of the components listed is 2929 grams (approx. 2.9kg).
This weight includes the more exotic alloy/titanium bottom bracket, alloy toe clips (Large), but not toe straps and cables. However this figure is not relevant when comparing against modern group sets which are measured differently.

Weight Comparison with a Modern Group set

If you were to compare the overall weight of vintage Super Record group set with a modern 11 speed Super Record group set, you would need to calculate overall weight of vintage Super Record based on the following components;

Rear derailleur 181g, Friction shift levers 39g, Brake Levers 225g, Front Derailleur 92g, Crankset 593g, Bottom Bracket 203g, Brakes 343g.

Plus some additional parts not included in the Super Record group set;
Chain (6-8spd) 180g, Regina Extra 6spd freewheel (12-19t) 300g. Campagnolo promoted freewheels in it’s 1982 catalogue, but interestingly these were not included in any of the group sets.

The total weight of a vintage Super Record group set is approximately 2156 grams (2.2kg) which compares very favourably against a modern 11 speed Campagnolo Super Record group set with a claimed weight of approximately 2041 grams.

Learn more about Campagnolo Super Record

This article is just a small part of my full review of Campagnolo Super Record groupset.

Disclaimer!

Please remember that this information is only to be used as a guide.
I consider myself an enthusiast, not an expert. The information I have presented in this article is based on my many hours of online research.

Whilst I enjoy working on my own bikes, I am not a qualified bicycle mechanic. The content of this article is purely illustrative and does not constitute professional advice. For your own safety, any type of work should only be undertaken by a qualified bicycle mechanic. Incorrect assembly of parts could result in equipment damage, personal injury or death.

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