For years, the Campagnolo shift thumb buttons have been an unmistakable part of the Italian brand’s Ergopower levers. Indeed it has often been a key talking point during passionate groupset manufacturer debates between cyclists for years, but it looks as though that may be about to all change.
It looks as though Campagnolo may have a new Super Record groupset in the works which will ditch the iconic and long-standing thumb shifter buttons, and use wireless technology in the first new groupset for the Italian brand since 2019.
In a story first shared on the internet forum weight weenies, there looks to be evidence that Campagnolo has sought to obtain a licence to market a wireless electrical system in the US. To quote the Federal Communications Commission’s website “The FCC is responsible for managing and licensing the electromagnetic spectrum for commercial users and for non-commercial users including state, county and