Thursday, January 19, 2012
First Tour Victory for Campagnolo "EPS"
Although there have been tour victories before with Campagnolo electronic shifting the first victory with the production version, EPS (Electronic Power Shift), came this week on the first stage of the Tour Down Under.
Andre Greipel, rider for the Lotto-Belisol team, was able able to win the final sprint ahead of Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre-ISD); Petacchi was also using EPS.
The only other WorldTour team using Campagnolo is Movistar. Of the 18 WorldTour teams the gruppo use is:
Several Campagnolo EPS videos in this previous blog entry, Campagnolo EPS, the Videos
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