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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.

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Founded in 1933 in Vicenza, Italy, Campagnolo is one of the most prestigious road bike groupset manufacturers.
It was the first manufacturer to organize bike components as groupsets, and it's produced a near-complete collection of cycling components: crankset, gearbox, brakes, seatpost, headset, and pedals. 

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