O.K. try not to get too emotional! I was in a shop today asking about Campag kit. LBS man asks me why I want to change from Shimano to Campag. Some of my parts need changing anyway, and I like the clean front end says I. He advises me that going from Shimano to Campag I'll notice a difference in the quality of the changing (i.e. he reckons Campag is not as smooth). Is he right or did I just happen to come across someone with a biased view? I suppose in theory the extra bend in the cable will induce more drag on the cable - how much effect this has in the real world I don't know. Anyone with experience of both care to comment? Cheers.