Bicycle groupset

Campagnolo

Established 1933

Founded in 1933 by Tullio Campagnolo, Campagnolo is an Italian manufacturer of high-end bicycle components, organized as groupsets. Tulio Campagnolo is credited for the quick release mechanism for bicycle wheels, derailleurs and the rod gear for gear changing. Campagnolo has been awarded more than 135 patents for innovations in cycling technology.

Campagnolo has focused on road cycling and is associated with Eddy Merckx, who used Campagnolo exclusively. Today, Campagnolo’s flagship components are the Record and the Super Record.

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