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Great Cog

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This is one of the best SS cassette cogs on the market. It's tough and nicely machined. Weight is reasonable (though if you're that concerned then you're being silly). It's steel (as any SS cog should be) and wears almost negligibly.

What makes this better than most is the wide base (4mm) that does not chew up cassette freehub bodies, not even lightweight alu or Ti ones. If you have XTR hubs with the Ti freehub body, this is a must. There are others (Niner, CK) that have this as well, but they're much more expensive.

On top of all of that, it looks good. The larger cogs have nicely spaced drilled holes that probably shave negligible weight but just look cool. The blasted finish is nice and even and well done.

The weights (measured) of the cogs I have:
17T: 53g
18T: 59g
19T: 70g
20T: 77g
21T: 87g