Friday, September 30, 2011

Campagnolo: Waiting to Release Electronic Gruppo

Some interesting notes from this year's Interbike show in Las Vegas from

Campagnolo has jumped into the aero clincher wheel wars with a double-twisting back flip and landed on both feet. The new Bullet clincher series combines the best attributes of aluminum and carbon, with options in rim depths (50 and 80mm in the standard Bullet, plus 105mm in the Bullet Ultra) and bearings. Bullet and Bullet Ultra wheesets are built in standard and tubeless compatible 2-Way Fit configurations. Availability? Mid-2012. Whither Electronic Campy? According to Campagnolo North America, “We’re waiting for an announcement from Italy.

Read the entire article here.

1 comment:

  1. Campy's going to fall a bit more behind in the aero wheel wars if they don't move to wider rims and look at a new rim cross sections. Zipp, Hed, 3T, Bontrager, and even Mercury have wider aero rims. Likewise a CF aero clincher from the boys and girls in Vincenza would be the bees knees, especially since such wheels would have something the others don't: Campy hubs.