i went for "select each part on it's merits" eventhough i mostly go for complete groupsets on road bikes, in places that has changed depending on some builds i have done.
my condor is full 10 speed record except for mavic cosmic wheels
my dynamo is record 9speed except for chorus brakes and tune hubs
my cougar is veloce 10 speed appart from the wheels, the are record/nuke proof on mavic open pro's.
my lime crosswork is a mix of record and athena 8speed with vento wheels
my new winter project is gonna be different though, i'm deliberately building a mountain bike themed road bike although it will be campagnolo based coz i don't like shimano road stuff. but there will be products from hope/raceface/mavic/ on it a a very mtb orientated paintjob
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