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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:10 pm 
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What was Campag`s high end dirt gruppo?I thought it was Record but a buddy swears it was Euclid.


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 Post subject: Re: Campag
PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:28 pm 
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Not 100% sure, but i think it was 1st Euclid, 2nd Centaur and 3rd Olympus.


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 Post subject: Re: Campag
PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:40 pm 
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Thats odd,I thought Record was their top of the line for both road and mtb....


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 Post subject: Re: Campag
PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:41 pm 
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Euclid was the top group from '89 to about '91, with Centaur and Olympus behind. Although it has it's fans, I found it ridiculously over engineered, heavy and ugly and preferred the performance of Centaur and Olympus.
In '92 Record OR was released with Icarus taking second place -this stuff was far better IMO; lighter, more elegant and much better performing, lovely.


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 Post subject: Re: Campag
PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:04 pm 
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So they discontinued Euclid post `91 and Record was then the top group?It must`ve only lasted a year or so as Campag got out of the mtb gruppo game in 1993?


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 Post subject: Re: Campag
PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:05 pm 
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yep, from '92 it was. I think it ran 'till '95


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 Post subject: Re: Campag
PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:17 pm 
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For me, I preferred the earlier Campagnolo group sets, loved it for being over engineered and heavy (solid?)

Rich


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