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Campagnolo Ekar thumb shifter hooks from half of the cassette

I'm new here and hope someone can help me. My Campagnolo Ekar has now completed its first 500 kilometres. Unfortunately the thumb shifter is stuck. From the centre of the cassette, the thumb shifter ...
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What's wrong with my campy derailleur?

I'm trying to tune my campy chroma 10 speed but it wont shift to either the 2 highest gears or 2 lowest gears. Could it be that the drivetrain is bent? Is this due to a bad hanger?
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Campagnolo 11 speed chainrings on a 10 speed crank

Context: I currently run a full Campagnolo Athena (2015) groupset on one of my bicycles, including a Campagnolo Athena PowerTorque compact chainset (50-34, 110BCD). The crank arms I specified on my ...
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How to bleed Campagnolo hydraulic disc brakes?

How to bleed Campagnolo hydraulic disc brakes, specifically the Ekar ones? I'm going to self-answer for future reference.
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Wahoo Kickr cassette compatibility with Campagnolo

I've recently got a really good deal on a Wahoo Kickr V4. I'm trying to make sure that I can use it with my current bike. I currently have 10 speed Campagnolo Veloce, so have heard that I may need the ...
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Campagnolo Chorus 10-speed shifters - bad shifter feel

I run an early-2000s Campagnolo Chorus 10-speed groupset on one of my bikes. Shifting is generally OK and the rear mech works fine on the stand, but out on the road it is often hard to get good shifts ...
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Unable to backpedal - jockey wheels on Campagnolo derailleur

I have Campagnolo Athena rear derailleur on my road bike. Never gave me a hint of trouble. Always kept clean and lubed. Never ridden in the rain or in dirty conditions. Yesterday I was not able to ...
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Broken gear shifter case. Is it safe to use?

My campag gear shifter is cracked in the plastic. I realised this when changing bar tape. It works perfectly and may be from a crash a few years ago. Is it still safe to use? Thanks for all opinions ...
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Ekar compatibility with UT bb and 6805 bearing

So I've got ekar chainset and pro tech bb, didn't have a correct bearings so fitted 6805 which are 7mm width, because its 1mm wider than original I've got +2mm over. Cannot see if it's pulling enough ...
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Are Campagnolo 11 speed ESP and 11 speed XPSS chainrings compatible

I need to replace some 11 speed ESP chainrings (not to be confused with EPS, their e-shifting tech). I am only finding 11 speed XPSS chainrings. Campagnolo calls XPSS: X.P.S.S.™ Extreme Performance ...
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Can a Mavic Freewheel Body (HG11 B9) fit into a 28"Mavic Ksyrium Elite Wheel (that already has a Shimano freehub)?

I have a Campagnolo Chorus groupset and wanted to switch my rear wheel to a newer one. I found a Mavic Ksyrium Elite rear wheel (older series) that had a Shimano freehub in it. I have a Mavic ...
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Campagnolo 2x11 Record with GRX derailleurs

I really don't like the Shimano 105 levers on my bike. I would like to switch them in favour of Campagnolo 2x11 Record, and would like to know if anyone tried to fit them with GRX system: Front ...
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Identifying missing small part Campagnolo brake lever

I'm missing a small part that guides the brake cable in my Campagnolo brake lever. Any idea how to find one of these? Update: This is what the part looks like (taken from the other lever)
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Campagnolo brake spring too stiff

I'm overhauling a vintage Campagnolo caliper brake and the spring is extremely stiff. Unfortunatley I can't find new springs that fit (some almost fit, but are too short). Thoughts?
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Campagnolo 1x13 crankset (Ekar) with Sram Rival eTap AXS XPLR 1x12s Disc Groupset

Can a Campagnolo 1x13 crankset (Ekar) be used with Sram Rival eTap AXS XPLR 1x12s Disc Groupset? I really dig the look of Campagnolo crankset, hence the question. Thanks!
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Campagnolo 12s with Shimano Cassette

I'm considering building up a bike with a Campagnolo 12 speed mechanical groupset with a Shimano cassette. I've been using Campagnolo 11 speed with a KMC chain and non-campy cassettes without any ...
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Can a Shimano 7 spd rear derailleur work with a Campy Athena down tube shifter?

Late 1980s vintage Italian steel bike with Campy Athena mech (7 spd rear derailleur). Need to replace rear derailleur (because of weak spring not taking up chain slack in small ring). My thinking is ...
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Nervex Lugged steel frame identification

I bought this old frame recently and have stripped it down. I am trying to identify the frame maker/brand if possible. Please see photos below of the parts and frame junctions. Info relating to ...
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Can I use a campy (Campagnolo) 11 speed chain on a Sram Force 22 drivetrain?

After reading this article about “finding the best bicycle chain”. The article goes through factors like chain endurance and power transfer efficiency. After reading the article I see that the ...
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Tool for Campagnolo Centaur bottom bracket

What tool do I need to put this Campagnolo Centaur bottom bracket into a bicycle frame?
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Campy N3W freehub body

I have a pretty good idea that Campagnolo's new freehub body standard they term "N3W" is only compatible with Campy cassettes 10-13 speed. It can also fit 9, 10 & 11 tooth small cogs. ...
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Bottom bracket noise with Campagnolo Ekar

No, not asking about creaking :) On my gravel bike with Campagnolo Ekar (press-fit BB) after removing the chain from the chainring, when spinning the cranks they spin only for a few seconds (I heard ...
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Which bottom bracket for a Campagnolo Mirage 175?

Can anyone advise me which bottom bracket I need for a Campagnolo Mirage 175 groupset? It's going onto an old Dawes Reynolds 531 ST frame. The frame currently has a Shimano BB-UN100 bottom bracket, ...
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What do we know about the heritage of Campagnolo's groupset names?

Campagnolo, nicknamed Campy in the US or Campag in the UK, has long been associated with road cycling. Cyclists frequently attribute the invention of the quick release to Tullio Campagnolo, the ...
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Can I use a 10 speed Campagnolo Crankset with a 10 speed Shimano drivetrain and chain?

I'm looking at rebuilding an older Cervelo R3 which had a Campy Record setup. Most of the gear is pretty old now and probably needs replacing, and I have a set of race wheels which are set up for ...
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Is a shifter from Campagnolo compatible with a derailleur from Shimano?

The Campagnolo Veloce is a ten speed shifter and the Shimano is also ten speed derailleur, so can a shifter be compatible with another brand derailleur, specifically Campagnolo and Shimano?
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Help identifying a vintage Colnago frame

Can anyone provide a second (or third etc.) opinion on the type of Colnago frame? It looks to be identical to an early 80’s Super but has oval chain stay tubes, a braze on front derailleur mount and ...
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Campy cranks and pedals compatibility

I have a campy Super Record crank set from around the 1970’s stamped with 9/16x20F and campy pedals stamped with 9/16x20, but am met with lots of resistance when I try to install them. The cranks came ...
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What model are these forks?

Recently, I picked up this set of threaded forks. I saw the chrome and it looked clean enough so took a better look and saw the make ‘campagnolo’ written on the stem. In the end I got them for the ...
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Which downtube friction shifters work with 2021 Campagnolo 11-speed cassettes, and how well?

Another question from a few years ago asks about Shimano 11-speed derailleurs; I have a related question about current (2021) Campagnolo equipment - I'd like to understand what downtube (friction) ...
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Will current (2021) Campagnolo brakes have sufficient clearance for 28c tyres and mudguards?

I believe that current Campagnolo brakes don't have a quick-release mechanism on the brakes themselves, which means that unless they are paired with Campagnolo levers, it could be awkward to remove a ...
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Campagnolo Veloce compatibility - small rear derailleur with larger (29 or larger) cassette?

I recently bought myself a second-hand Condor Fratello. It is fitted with Campy Veloce (mix) groupset, currently with a 12-25 cassette. I'm coming from riding a 105 (11-32 cassette) for years, and ...
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Why does my freehub body have such shallow lockring threads?

My new freehub body (right) has much shallower threads than my old one (left). The threads are so shallow that I cannot properly install the cassette lockring. They are both for Campagnolo 9/10/11 ...
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Help me identify my classic frame

Can anyone identify this classic frame? I don't know if this frame I got is generic or branded. I got no signs of any brand except for the Brev Campagnolo drop out and a raised C-69-E under the frame.
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Campagnolo: Can I run an 11 speed chain on my 10 speed chainrings?

I have a bike with 10 speed front derailleur and chainrings. The cassette, rear derailleur and shifter will all be 11 speed. Can I run an 11 speed chain on this? Everything is Campagnolo. Thanks
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What do I need to get to upgrade 10 speed Campagnolo to 11 speed for a bike to be used on a trainer only?

I have a 2007 Eddy Merckx Premium with 2008 Campagnolo Chorus shifters, UT compact (50/34) crankset & rear/front derailleurs. I want to throw this onto my Wahoo Kickr and make it my trainer bike. ...
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What is the tiny hole on the inside of the rim for

Recently I bought a set of Campagnolo Zonda C17 wheels and found that the rear wheel has a tiny hole drilled on the inside of the rim. The diameter could be slightly less than one millimetre and it is ...
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Smallest sprocket doesn't fit on freehub?

I bought a second hand bike with a Campagnolo Super Record 11 groupset (the pre-2015 version). I have been experiencing shifting difficulty since I bought it, and took it to a mechanic. The mechanic ...
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Which Shimano freehub body fits Campagnolo Calima?

I have a Campagnolo Calima C17 wheel set with currently a Campagnolo freehub body (FH-BU015) on it. Does anyone know which type of Shimano freehub body fits on this wheel hub? I searched but I cant ...
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Sharing an 11 speed SRAM wheel with an 11 speed Campagnolo

I have two bikes, one with Campagnolo and one with SRAM red. I want to be able to swap wheels (Primary for Triathlons) but also on my trainer. Why do I need to be aware of?
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Campagnolo Super Record H Screw

I am having trouble adjusting the shifting on my Campagnolo Super Record rear derailleur. I have set the high and low limit. I think the main problem now is that the jockey wheels are too far away ...
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Is this freehub a Shimano or Campagnolo type?

I'm looking at purchasing a used Fulcrum Racing 5 wheelset to go with my Shimano 10 speed cassette. The seller is unsure if the freehub is Shimano or Campagnolo but has provided pictures. Does anyone ...
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Campagnolo rear mech screw type

My limit screws' heads have gone rusty, I want to replace them for looks and to make sure they are easy to adjust on a ride. I would love hex rather than Philips heads! Does anyone know the type of ...
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What size are Campagnolo Ultra Torque bottom bracket bearings?

I was unable to find the dimensions of Campagnolo bottom bracket bearings. My understanding is that bearings have standard sizes with names like "6200", "6201", etc. See this chart for a big list. ...
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Campanolo record power meter crank with veloce crankset

Can I use a Stages Campagnolo Record left crank with my Campagnolo veloce crankset, if the sizes are a match? Want a power meter of some sorts and it would be far cheaper than getting vectors.
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Swap Shimano/SRAM freehub for Campagnolo

Through my work I am able to get a set of freewheels pretty cheap (less than 100€). I know they are not super special but they are still an upgrade to my current ones. Here are the wheels: https://...
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Alternative for campagnolo rim brake release

I bought a used road bike for a great price, it came with a shimano 105 groupset, but the brake it's a Campagnolo centaur. It's a wonderful brake, but every time when I need to remove the wheel it's ...
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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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