Campagnolo Chorus 11 Speed Road Groupset
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Campagnolo Chorus 11sp Groupset
The Campagnolo Chorus drivetrain represents the perfect solution for the sophisticated cyclist searching for Super Record performance at a more competitive price. The Chorus groupset is the optimum choice for those wanting the best results that a mechanical groupset can offer, combined with appeal and Italian design at the best price possible. Crankset: This completely redesigned crankset represents increased rigidity as well as fresh and cutting edge aesthetics.Ultra-Torque (TM) axle New chainrings Differentiated number of pins depending on the chainring combination Hollow crank and spider arms with Ultra-Hollow (TM) Technology Double standardized bolt circle diameter on all combinations X.P.S.S. (TM) Extreme Performance Shifting System Bottom bracket included Shifters: From any position on the handlebars, the ergonomics of Ergopower (TM) controls enable you to grip the controls more firmly.New Vari-Cushion (TM) brake lever hoods with variable density and surface finishes Ultra-Shift (TM) ergonomics Ultra-Shift (TM) mechanism with differentiated maximum number of upshifting clicks depending on the starting sprocket Brake lever hoods and cable housing are available as spare parts in red and white Derailleur cable adjusting barrel Rear Derailleur The Chorus rear derailleur has changed dramatically and offers significant performance enhancements thanks to its revolutionary new design. Campagnolo engineers sought to create a more efficient and better performing rear derailleur and in doing so completely redesigned this component both inside and out.Rear derailleur fixing bolts in aluminium Ultra-Shift (TM) exclusive geometry parallelogram Embrace Technology (TM) Front plate and cage in carbon fibre Front Derailleur This system is fast, responsive, and precise, and the chain shifts across chainrings without hesitation.Special inner cage design New cage in light moulded alloy S2 System (Secure Shifting System) CSD (Chain Security Device) Derailleur cable deviator insert Derailleur clip clamp Front derailleur mounting tool Brake Set For a fast descent you need a safe and reliable braking system that is powerful and adjustable. The Chorus system offers a shorter braking distance and complete control of braking power.Exclusive brake pad coupling/uncoupling system Special compound Skeleton brake arms Front/rear differentiated braking Lighter pad holders Dual pivot front/rear version Cassette The additional speed led us to devising a new support structure for the last six sprockets in two subsets. The form of the teeth is new and they have been treated to increase duration over time.Ultra-Shift (TM) teeth design Reinforced mounts for second and third triplets Ultra-Shift (TM) synchronisation Nickel-Chrome surface treatment Chain The new 5.5mm thickness has been combined with new materials and a special anti-friction treatment, which permits outstanding fluidity.Ultra-Link (TM) chain link connecting system Ultra-Link (TM) chain links Special steel links Antifriction NI-PTFE (TM) treatment
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The Italian bike component manufacturer Campagnolo is best known for it's range of groupsets and drivetrain related products. Founded in 1933 by road cyclist Tullio Campagnolo, based upon ideas he had for amongst others, wheels and derailleurs. In 1940 their first rear derailleur entered production, enabling the rider to change gears without removing their rear wheel. Although primarily a cycling company, Campag (as they are often abbreviated to) have also manufactured products for the sports auto industry for brands such as Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati. Achievements in the cycling world include helping Eddy Merckx set the world hour record in 1972. As the years progressed, the number of gears increased, with 8 Speed (1991), 9 Speed (in 1997), 10 speed (in 2000) and now 11 speed in 2008. Notable riders to have won the Tour de France on Campag equipment include Eddy Merckx (5 times), Bernard Hinault (5 times), Greg LeMond (twice) and Miguel Indurain (5 times). In recent times Riis, Ullrich, Pantani, Pereiro and Nibali have won riding with Campagnolo.
For more information on their history, please visit their Wikipedia page, or you can see their current range of components here.