The quick-release mechanism was invented in 1927 by Tullio Campagnolo (Vicenza, 26 August 1901 – Vicenza, 3 February 1983).
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Cycling-related gift ideas (2020 update)
When you consider buying a gift for a person who has a passion for cycling, it’s a great idea to buy a cycling-related item to her/him. Luckily, you’ll have many options. Here are some cycling-related gift ideas:
Top 10 Cycling Innovations
Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century in Europe and now number more than a billion worldwide, twice as many as automobiles. They are the principal means of transportation in many regions. They also provide a popular form of recreation and have been adapted for use as children’s toys, general fitness, military and police applications, …
Campagnolo Gran Sport 1953: The first-ever groupset
The first name of “gruppo” (groupset) came with the Campagnolo Gran Sport rear derailleur in 1953. Rear & front derailleur, hubs, and levers were for the first time sold as part of a unique system.
Campagnolo Super Record is 40-year-old
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.
Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Groupset
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 …