Campagnolo Groupset – Veloce, made in Italy
MADE IN: Italy (we are almost sure) PRICE: €375 COMPANY FOUNDED: 1933 WEBSITE It is as classic Italian as it gets. Founded by Tulio Campagnolo who was not your ordinary racing cyclist. To gain an edge on his competitors, he started innovating and testing it out in the field. It all started with the concept of a quick release for wheels, which then was extended to derailleurs and the rod gear for gear changing. To this date, the company has gained 135 patents on cycling technology. Its headquarters are located in Vicenza, Italy. But there is very little information on the location of their factories and innovation centers. Hence we had to rely on third party information and online forums reporting origin labels on the products themselves. The company has remained a leader in group set technology. For seconds shaving athletes they have extra light carbon sets, and for those with lots of dosh (and […]