REVIEW: The Campagnolo Cavatappi (the BIG Corkscrew)

People may ask which of Tullio Campagnolo’s inventions are the most important; the quick release allowing gears to be changed more easily in the pre-derailleur days, or the Gran Sport (and later Record & Super Record) rear derailleurs. One may even debate who has had a bigger impact on cycling, Campagnolo or Shimano … and […]

2010 Ride #36

View Ascent activity on 15-Aug-10 at 02:03PM in a larger map Was out late last night high above Heber, so slept in this morning … got a very late start on my ride, so decided to go for an easy, flat spin. Unfortunately, said spin was cut even shorter than planned by a broken front […]

Emigration, ending in tragedy

View Larger Map Completed the climb up Emigration Canyon for the second time this season … felt pretty good, although my asthma definitely kicked my butt on the early parts of the climb before my lungs settled down. Had to take it easy the rest of the way of the climb, but managed to make […]

Shimano’s electronic Dura-Ace

VeloNews | Shimano’s electronic Dura-Ace Shimano has formally announced plans to release Dura-Ace Di2, a new electronic shifting option for the all-new 7900 series Dura-Ace, in January. Composed of dual control shift/brake levers, front derailleur, rear derailleur, a wiring harness and battery pack, the new Dura-Ace Di2 7970 components integrate with components from the upcoming […]

Drool …

VeloNews | Tech Report: The Campagnolo 11-speed Super Record group In Feltre, Italy, this week, just 15km away from the memorial to Tullio Campagnolo at the summit of the Croce d’Aune pass, Campagnolo reintroduced its Super Record racing group. Super Record was Campagnolo’s mystical racing group, but it has been decommissioned for more than 20 […]