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At the Paris Exhibition, Campagnolo presented a derailleur for racing bikes that was so innovative that it became the forerunner of the modern derailleur.
The Gran Sport was the first rear derailleur to exploit the principle of the parallelogram derailleur for racing bikes, which is still used for modern rear derailleurs.
The Ambrosio brand was founded in Turin in the early 20th century. In those years, people didn't wonder who produced the rims and handlebars used in the first competitions: they all knew they were Ambrosio.
A phenomenal road and track cyclist, Olympic champion in 1956, world champion in 1958, holder of the hour record and winner of the 1967 Giro d'Italia. The only cyclist in the world to have won an Olympic medal, a world championship and a Grand Tour.
A story of family, tradition and a deep love for bicycles; goes back to the company's foundation in 1948.