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A new landmark in cycling, the Campagnolo 12 speed groupset on a Ridley bike

Campagnolo has launched the first ever 12speed groupset.
In its rich history, Campagnolo has definitely shaped modern cycling. In 2009 the Italian manufacturer announced 11speed shifting and despite some criticism, it became the standard in the industry. To remark its 85th anniversary, Campagnolo has launched the first ever 12speed groupset and maybe a future standard in modern cycling?

Campagnolo has launched four 12speed groupsets: Record (rim-brake), Record (hydraulic-disc), Super Record (rim-brake) and Super Record (hydraulic-disc). These 12 speed groupsets are all compatible with the current 11speed Campagnolo wheels as Campagnolo narrowed the cassette’s sprocket spacing and the chain.

It is not only the cassette and the chain that got an update. Campagnolo used the 12speed launch as an opportunity to do a full upgrade of the groupset. They improved the levers for a better grip, the cranks are now more aero and have an impressive look and the new front derailleur gives the opportunity to give more immediate upshifts from the moment the lever is moved.

Isn’t it about the fact that you can ride the whole year with the same groupset, than it will be definitely the smooth look that will make it worth to take a closer look at this brand new groupset. Discover the new Campagnolo Super Record 12speed groupset on the Noah SL and the Fenix SL.