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Tour de France tech: Custom Ridleys for Greipel and De Gendt

For brands sponsoring the biggest teams in the world, the Tour de France is the most important showcase of the year. It’s not just a bike race — it’s an opportunity for world-wide exposure for their products. Putting new items on the market while the Tour is on is the ideal way of reaching buyers …

June 2016 Product Picks: Bopworx, Campagnolo, KindHuman, Prologo, RedWhite, Shimano

In this edition of Product Picks, Australian tech editor Matt Wikstrom takes a look at some new bibs from RedWhite, bar tape from Prologo, a set of Shimano’s sunnies, KindHuman gloves, Campagnolo’s latest update for its Shamal wheels, and bike protection from Bopworx. Click the links below to skip through to a particular review: RedWhite …

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Daily News Digest

Coquard doubles wins at Four Days of Dunkirk; Averin posts home-team win at Tour d’Azerbaïdjan; Morton, Abbot solo to wins in Gila opener; Preview: What you need to know about the 2016 Giro d’Italia; We’re off to China: Seven things to know about round seven of the Women’s WorldTour; Zajicek out of coma, progressing slowly …

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Is Campagnolo planning to do away with its thumb button for electronic shifters?

Campagnolo recently filed a patent application that outlines a new design for the company’s electronic road shifters. Bearing the title, “Bicycle control device and method for manufacturing it”, the application clearly shows a new lever/button design that replaces the company’s iconic thumb button. The new design re-positions the button near front of the lever body, …

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Campagnolo unlocks EPS with new My Campy app

The second day of Campagnolo’s recent press camp in Gran Canaria was devoted to getting to know the company’s new app, called My Campy. The software expands the functionality of Campagnolo’s EPS V3 groupset while providing users a handy way to track the service life of each part of their bike. However, the most powerful …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Timothy Dupont wins the 71st edition of Nokere Koerse; Opinion – Why Van den Driessche’s decision to walk away from cycling is a regrettable one; How not to organise a bike race – The ongoing chaos of the inaugural Tour of Sarawak; Campagnolo reveals prototype disc brakes; Campagnolo announces new mid-range …

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Campagnolo unveils disc brake prototypes

As representatives from the cycling media gathered in Gran Canaria for Campagnolo’s recent press camp, many were anticipating an announcement about a disc brake system. It came, but only on the last day with a brief peek at the prototypes that will be used by Movistar, Lotto-Soudal, and Astana for the upcoming Spring Classics. Campagnolo …

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Campagnolo announces new mid-range ‘Potenza’ groupset

Campagnolo recently hosted a press camp in Gran Canaria and the headline act was “Potenza”, a new mid-range groupset that will replace Athena at the end of the year. The all aluminium groupset features some trickle-down technology from Campagnolo’s racing groupsets and has been designed to compete directly with Shimano’s Ultegra groupset. Potenza is an …

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Campagnolo Super Record 2015 groupset review

Campagnolo overhauled all of its racing groupsets for 2015, introducing new features to its 11-speed transmission, including a very obvious facelift for the cranks. In this review, Australian tech editor Matt Wikstrom takes a close look at the new Super Record groupset. The lifespan of any product in the bicycle industry is roughly five years, …

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