On May 22nd, Wednesday, Campagnolo celebrated its 80th anniversary with an event hosted at the headquarters of Vicenza, with attendance of Alfredo Martini, Vittorio Adorni, Jan Janssen, Eddy Merckx, Francesco Moser, Greg Lemond, Miguel Indurain, Alex Zanardi, and Fabrizio Macchi.
Earlier this year, the Italian company has released an 80th Anniversary Groupset, which is mechanical, has the quality of Super Record level but labeled 80th Anniversary group with a Matte finish. Recently, Vincenzo Nibali of Astana won the Giro d’Italia 2013 edition with a Specialized Tarmac equipped with Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Groupset.
Here is the statement from Campagnolo below:
It was a memorable day, a moment of great celebrations and intense emotions.
A fantastic journey through the history and Campagnolo products, accompanied by Beppe Conti and testimonies and stories of the biggest stars of cycling.
Guests of the day Alfredo Martini with his magical stories, Vittorio Adorni, Jan Janssen, Eddy Merckx, Francesco Moser, Greg Lemond, Miguel Indurain, Alex Zanardi e Fabrizio Macchi.
A parade of champions called to pay tribute to the inventiveness of Campagnolo, an undisputed brand in the world of cycling.
But the day was rounded off with an exciting tour inside the factory where the participants were able to admire the details and workmanship of our products, the know-how learned in many years of passion and dedication.
We thank the celebrities, friends and all the guests for having shared with us an exciting day but also an important milestone for all that Campagnolo is.
Related: Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Groupset