Campagnolo is an Italian manufacturer of bicycle components with headquarters in Vicenza, Italy.The components are organised as groupsets (gruppi), and are a near-complete collection of a bicycle's mechanical parts.Founded by Tullio Campagnolo, the company began in 1933 in a Vicenza workshop.
Above: Super Record was succeeded by the C Record group, featuring 6-speed indexing and a more rounded design.
By the 1990s, Campag were offering several group sets in different quality and price ranges, for both racing and touring.
Tradition, technological development and design are all aspects that make the world of Campagnolo stand out from every aspect.
If the Potenza 11™ rear derailleur looks almost identical to that of the Super Record, it is because its design takes a great deal of inspiration from the recently launched Revolution 11 drivetrains and guarantees a similar degree of shifting performance as a result.
Above is the Chorus long cage model, 1993, featuring a swivelable parallogram with A and B positions for close- or wide-ratio blocks. Note also that the parallelogram now runs parallel to the chainstay, unlike the design from the Gran Sport to the C Record.
This allows the cage to follow the gradient of the block as it shifts up and down. block, featuring light alloy cogs and body parts, was ridiculously expensive.
Campagnolo has been awarded more than 135 patents for innovations in cycling technology.
At the end of the 1950s, Campagnolo started to manufacture magnesium parts such as wheels for sports cars like Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati, and built chassis for NASA satellites in 1969.
If there is no Campagnolo selected store near you, you can however contact the best cycling stores in your area or contact the reference service center via our contacts page.
Campagnolo designs, produces and distributes top-end components for racing bikes to give absolute results.
Two different covers were made for the product catalog (shown). First and foremost, Throughout the early "C-Record" Era, Campagnolo was not offering a chain or an updated freewheel. Koln Catalog for the European Trade show in Koln, Germany. New for 1990 is the Xenon Road Group Dated 6/89, and the Centaur MTB group dated 4/89.