Campagnolo Record 11 Speed Road Groupset
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Campagnolo Record 11sp Groupset
The Record groupset boasts numerous sporting achievements in the pro world and now it's ready and eager to take on new challenges because it has already won the main battle: performance. With the Record groupset, shifting under load is no longer a problem and when you realise that the chain has moved from the small chainring to the large one you may even think you are using an electronic EPS drivetrain! The same goes for shifting, extremely precise, smooth, fluid and silent. Crankset: This completely redesigned crankset represents increased rigidity as well as fresh and cutting edge aesthetics.Hollow cranks and spider arms with Ultra-Hollow (TM) technology Ultra-Torque (TM) axle Differentiated number of pins depending on the chainring combination Double standardised bolt circle diameter on all combinations USB (TM) Technology X.P.S.S. (TM) Extreme Performance Shifting System Shifters: From any position on the handlebars, the ergonomics of Ergopower (TM) controls enable you to engage the rear derailleur and front derailleur with extreme speed and precision.Ultra-Shift (TM) ergonomics New Vari-Cushion (TM) brake lever hoods with variable density and surface finishes Ultra-Shift (TM) mechanism with differentiated maximum number of upshifting clicks depending on the starting sprocket Derailleur cable adjusting barrel Rear Derailleur It's the heart and soul of the Record (TM) 11s drivetrain! The Record (TM) rear derailleur has always evoked competitions and wins, and still today represents for professional racers the certainty of fast and extremely precise shifting, even under load.Aluminium rear derailleur fastening screws Carbon fibre front plate Ultra-Shift (TM) exclusive geometry parallelogram Ultra-Shift (TM) aluminium lower and upper bodies Carbon fibre cage plate Ceramic ball bearings Front Derailleur The Record S2 front derailleur delivers top-end front shifting and thanks to the Ultra-Shift technology, the front mech cage is more rigid, while body and frame adjustment components cause the mech to be faster and more decisive.Special inner cage design Outer semi-cage in monocoque carbon 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 Record system guarantees shorter braking distance and complete control of braking power.Lighter shoe holders Central fulcrum with bearing system Exclusive brake pad coupling/uncoupling system Special compound Front/rear differentiated braking Dual-Pivot front/rear version Cassette For an ideal sprocket set 8 of the sprockets of the record (TM) cassette are made of steel while the remaining 3 are titanium.Ultra-Shift (TM) teeth design Reinforced mounts for second and third triplets Ultra-Shift (TM) synchronisation 3 titanium sprockets Chain The engine of the 11-speed drivetrain is the chain. It has been designed to eliminate all friction with the sprockets adjacent to those in operation.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.