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Brand-specific questions relating to Campagnolo groupsets and components.

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Does Campagnolo have a groupset model number system?

With Shimano it is easy to find compatbile parts in a groupset because they will all share a model number system. For example, Shimano 5800 series will consist of: FD-5801 Front Derailleur FC-5800 ...
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Front chainring spacing difference between Shimano and Campagnolo?

I want to upgrade my mid 80s road bike from a 50 tooth to a 53. But the BCD of the big triple chainring is some rare standard that it costs less to buy a whole (used) crank instead. And of course this ...
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Campagnolo Athena 11s front-derailer alignment

I am having a world of trouble trying to get my FD aligned properly and shifting properly from small to large cog and back again, especially when riding up hills. When on the flat, they change fine, ...
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How to dismantle Campag Ergolevers (hex key won't turn)

Following my recent question Overhauling 1998 Campagnolo Chorus Ergolevers, I attempted to take apart the right hand lever. But I got stuck at pretty much the first hurdle: undoing the bolt that ...
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Overhauling 1998 Campagnolo Chorus Ergolevers

I'm about to dismantle a 1998 Campag Chorus Ergolever, as I suspect that the G springs need to be changed. I then hope to reassemble them having replaced worn parts. I'm looking for any useful ...
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Campagnolo Large Flange Pista (track) hubs

I haven't any direct experience with vintage Campagnolo large flange pista/track hubs. Can anyone tell me if there are issues with mounting a 70-80s era 5-6 speed road freewheel and using them just ...
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Can standard cartridge wheel bearings “shrink” over time?

My front wheel has started to wobble a bit at the hub and it's most noticeable when braking at the lights, as the front wheel is doing like a "pulsing" sound when braking - like as if the wheel is off ...
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Help! My Campagnolo Record 11 shifters get stuck on my bar tape

I have on my rig Campag Athena 11 and Record 11 shifters. Recently, I've noticed the rear gear changing lever, are getting stuck on my bar tape, so when I want to upshift my cassette, I have to flick-...
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Campagnolo single speed conversion - can I use a 10sp cog?

I have a set of Miche reflex wheels. I would like to use them for a single speed conversion project on a Peugeot frame. can I use a 10sp cog? what I mean is: can I use one of the normal cogs that are ...
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Campy index shifting

I wanted to go Campy 8 speed STI shifting and a 8 speed freewheel (not cassette) because I have good looking high flange hubs. If I can't get a Campy freewheel what other will work? If none, could I ...
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What is the difference in shifting performance between Campy rear derailleurs?

During the past few weeks, I've encountered a couple of times the statement that there is no difference in the shifting performance across different tiers of Campagnolo rear derailleurs. I.e., one ...
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New chain 'jumps' on sprocket [duplicate]

Campagnolo Triple T rear derailleur 9 Speed Campagnolo Athena 3x11 speed crank and front derailleur Chain KMC X11 with missing link. http://www.kmcchain.eu/chain-KMC_X11–93-road_cross-11_speed The ...
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Determining the correct chain length (52/36 with 12/29 11S cassette combination)

I have a Campagnolo Record groupset on my road bike where I want to replace the chain. My combination is 52/36 crankset with 12/29 (Chorus) cassette. I got a Campagnolo Record Chain 11-speed for this ...
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Bolts don't fit for Stronglight ring on Athena 11s

I wanted to replace my ring on my Athena 11s Compact Crank (from 2014) and bought a Stronglight Ring (CT2 Road, Campagnolo 11s, 5-Arm, 110mmBCD). Unfortunately the Ring Bolts are one or two ...
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Can I run Campagnolo 10 speed chainrings on 11 speed crank arms?

I have been using a Campagnolo Chorus 10 speed compact for a while. Recently the thread insert for the pedals came out with my pedal while riding. Just before this happened I had ordered new ...
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Changing Campy index downtube shifters to 'only' do friction shifting

How do you change Campy down tube C-Record indexed shifters to be friction shifters? I don't like index shifters as they limit your options with the cassette you can use. Mine are Campagnolo Veloce.
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Using 9 speed bar end shifters in friction mode with 10 speed derailleurs and cassette

I am going to build a new bike, and I'd like to reuse my old bar end shifters if possible. I prefer using them in friction mode. Is it possible to use 9-speed Shimano bar end shifter on friction ...
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How do you spot fake Campagnolo Bora's?

I have my eye on a set of second hand Campagnolo Bora Ultra two rims that are being sold by a friend for someone else. In South Africa the rims cost about +- R25 k (Rand is South Africa's currency) ...
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What is an asymmetric wheel and why would you use it?

Campagnolo advertises the Khamsin Asymmetric Wheel: What is an asymmetric wheel and (given that we expect wheels to be symmetrical), why would one want an asymmetrical one? How is it related to dish?
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Replace Campagnolo record 9 speed front derailleur

I'm trying to restore an Eddy Merckx (saved from the bin) from ca 2002. It has mostly Campagnolo Record parts. Both the levers and front mech were badly broken when I got it. I found a pair of new ...
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Campagnolo cabling: can I use other non-Campagnolo brands?

The obvious reason why, is cost! I need my front derailuer's cable to be replaced and I'd like to simply buy some raw brake cable from the bike shop and simply re-insert into my existing campy cable ...
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Help identifying a Bianchi track frame

I've been trying to identify this Bianchi track frame - any help would be appreciated! Closest I've come is Eco Pista from early 80s, but I'm absolutely no expert on the matter. The numbers on the BB ...
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Campagnolo Record Headset

I need some help, or suggestions I have a Campagnolo Record 1" steerer threadless headset, that it is supposed to go on my Cinelli Proxima project. The problem is that when I received the frame and ...
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Campagnolo EPS vs Shimano Di? [closed]

I am tempted in buying a Campagnolo Athena EPS groupset, but I am also eyeing the Shimano Ultegra Di2. What are the pros and cons of both of these? And don't get me started with SRAM as well.
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Difference between various Campagnolo rear derailleur tension adjustment screws

The rear derailleur tension adjustment screw on my 1997 or 98 Veloce 9speed bike is broken. The correct replacement part seems to be the Rd-At115 screw. However, there seem to be at least two more ...
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Stock 10 Speed Shifters with 9 Speed Transmission [closed]

I have a bike that was built with 10 Speed Campagnolo Veloce Shifters, 9 speed Veloce rear derailleur, and SRAM 9 speed cassette and chain. I found a page on the builder's website that states they do ...
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Difference between Campagnolo quick release skewers

All, There are several models of Campagnolo road quick release skewers, including the Type 20, Type 40, Khamsin, Record, and Bora/Hyperion/Bullet models. The price differences between the models ...
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Does Shimano cassette tool work on Campy cassette?

I have a Campagnolo 10-speed cassette on the way, and I just want to know if I'll need a new cassette lockring tool to install it. I already have the tool for Shimano/Sram cassettes. In the pictures I ...
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Campagnolo brake, closes unsymmetrically

The rear brake of my road bike closes unsymmetrically which results in bad braking performance and the rear wheel is getting pushed to the side. The Video describes the problem best. The arms of the ...
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Any way to track Campagnolo components? [closed]

This is a bit of a unique situation. I sold a Campy Chorus complete groupset to a customer who claimed they never received it on eBay, but tracking number said it was signed for. They opened up an ...
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Can I change the cage on a Campagnolo Chorus derailleur?

I have a Campagnolo Chorus 10 speed rear derailleur that will not shift properly. I've aligned the frame, adjusted the high and low settings and attempted to fine-tune the shifting with the barrel ...
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Campagnolo Cambio Corsa primitive derailleur — can it be recreated?

Does anyone make this sort of system and sell it today, or is my only option looking for someone selling theirs? I've googled whether similar systems are being made today but found nothing to my ...
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What direction are the threads on Ultra Torque bearing cups?

I need to remove the bottom bracket bearing cups from my 2010 Athena groupset. Do they both unscrew anti-clockwise, or is one side different (and which one)?
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Campagnolo Ergopower inaccurate shifting on high and low cogs

I replaced the G-Spring and G-Spring carrier on my 9 speed Chorus Ergopower. Now it is shifting better and the clicks are sharper, but I can't adjust the derailleur to shift good on all gears good. ...
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Campagnolo chainring bolt stuck to crank

I have a Campagnolo 11 speed Athena setup. I am enjoying a noisy creak which I suspect is located in my chainring bolts. I have replaced all of them, except the one that screws the chainring to the ...
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Campagnolo Athena - Lost plastic part on front derailleur. Now the chain is droping on upshifting

Somehow the plastic part on the side/front of the derailleur is lost. Now I can't shift properly because the chain drops to the outside on an up shift. The plastic part is visible in this image. Its ...
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Campagnolo Ultrashift, Escape, Powershift Identification

Can anyone help identify if this generation of Campagnolo Chorus 10 speed alloy-only is ultrashift, escape, powershift, etc? I've done a bit of googling, but without much more knowledge on the parts, ...
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Campy Chorus Shifter

I just bought a used bike but I'm unsure of the condition of the brifters (Campy Chorus 10 alloys). When set up, the brake lever is pulled outwards by the brake cable, away from the shifting pedal. As ...
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SRAM Cassette on Campy Wheels

I wrecked my current wheel set in a crash and am considering purchasing a set of Campy Hyperons from a friend. AFAIK the wheels are stock and haven't been tweaked in any way. I would like to know if ...
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Campagnolo Ergopower Chorus 9 inaccurate shifting

My Chorus 9 Speed Ergo-power (~2005) got inaccurate during shifting. The local bike repairman couldn't get the dérailleur to shift properly. Sometimes the chain don't jump down or up after shifting. ...
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Chain length and cassette tooth count relationship

A little context first: I'm going to be riding in the French Alps and plan to tackle some of the classic climbs (Alpe D'Huez, Galibier, etc) next month - I currently have a Campagnolo Athena 50/34 (...
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Finding a single speed kit for an old campagnolo from 1997 with screw on freehub

I have an old Campagnolo from 1997 that I want to turn into an single speed. My problem is finding a kit that will fit the freehub. The outer diameter of this freehub including teeth is 34 mm, but ...
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Campagnolo Record C9 / Shimano CS-HG200-9 incompatibility

I drive cheap Shimano cassettes together with Campagnolo Record C9 chains. Yesterday I installed a new C9 and a CS-HG200-9. But the chain sort of slips over the sprockets, not unlike really worn parts,...
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3 Speed Front Derailleur can't reach small gear

I bought a new frame and put my old Campagnolo Racing T components on it. The seat tube has a diameter of 35mm and I use the Campagnolo 35mm clamp for the Racing T derailleur. The problem is the ...
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Single speed conversion kit

I have an old Battaglin road bike from 1997 that I want to convert to a single speed. My issue is; what conversion kit to buy? The rear hub spline (not sure this is the correct term) has a 4x4 ...
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Does anyone know of a machinist who could convert a dual ring Campy Nuovo Record chainset ('spider') to accept a 3rd chainring?

I have a 1971 Raleigh International whose Campagnolo Nuovo Record chainset has Campy pedals that are 'frozen' into their threads (I know, this is an instance of neglected maintenance). I really like ...
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Campagnolo Crank Compatibility 11 speed crank to 9 speed chain/deraillieur/shifters

I need to replace my 9 Speed Campagnolo Racing T Crank with a new one which uses the power torque system. Is a 11 Speed Athena (or 10 speed Centaur) crank compatible with the racing t front ...
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Rear derailleur shifts all gears at once

I've got Campagnolo Veloce gear system and I recently changed my worn-out rear cassette to a new one. Since then I've experienced issues when shifting to higher gears. When I shift, the cable moves ...
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Shimano XT with Campag Centaur crank?

I would like to use a Shimano XT group for my flat-bar disc-brake touring bike, but the XT crankset doesn't suit my touring needs very well. I would prefer having a 50/34 crank instead of the XT's 38/...
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Creaky crank problem: Campag 11sp Athena crankset (Ultra torque)

I have an awesome Ridley Noah carbon frame, fitted with Athena Campag 11sp groupo. Recently it's been making a lot of creaky and "pop" noises as I ride up hills (putting more force on the crank arms)....