Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Italy's TISO Announces 12 Speed Gruppo

I thought "10 speed" (5 in the back) was fine. Then it was 6....then 7....then 8......then 9....then 10 with ten now meaning 10 in the back because no one called them twenty (or thirty!) speed bikes. Surely, it must stop at that point? No, Campagnolo was first to 11, now followed by Shimano. Now TISO announces a 12 speed system.

And, by the way, Campagnolo filed for a 12 speed patent back in 2009.

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  1. Perfect! Now the DS in the team car can not only yell at his rider through an earpiece, he can shift the gears for him too?

  2. Someone, please, stop the madness. I can't take all this "innovation."