In 1973, a legend is born: Campagnolo Super Record groupset. It was a milestone for the Italian brand, producer of the high-end bicycle components, and one that hit the world of cycling with the impetus of a tireless cyclist. Continue reading “Super Record is 40-year-old”
According to reports published on cycling news today, 5-time Tour de France winner Miguel Indurain and his Banesto team worked with Dr. Francesco Conconi in the nineties.
Cycling News wrote today that highly respected Italian anti-doping expert Sandro Donati claims to have evidence that Indurain and his Banesto team worked with Dr. Francesco Conconi in the nineties. Donati told nos.nl that Conconi “had contracts with Banesto for high amounts.” (Sandro Donati now works as a researcher with the WADA – World Anti-Doping Agency)
Campagnolo has revealed the 80th Anniversary Groupset. The group is mechanical, has the quality of Super Record level but labeled 80th Anniversary group with a Matte finish. The limited production will be available this spring.
There’s also an 80th Anniversary wheelset released by the Italian brand. The wheelset has two options: Bora Ultra II or Bullet Ultra but named “80th Anniversary” with Matte finishing. These can be ordered with the group set or separately.
Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone.The most wonderful of all feelings in this world is the love and passion. Nine years ago, at February 14th, Marco Pantani, “Il Pirata”, who loved cycling with passion, has passed away at a hotel in Rimini. Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day”
Peter Sagan’s saga continues. It already became a “cliche”, but Cannondale’s Peter Sagan continues writing his own saga. The 23-year-old Slovakian rider won the second consecutive stage in this years’ Tour of Oman.