Products 10 November 2020
N3W: Making ‘the impossible’ possible
How N3W’s problem-solving design made Ekar’s 13-speed groupset possible – and engineered compatibility for all Campagnolo wheelsets past, present and future.
“Don’t all the best ideas have that ‘why didn’t we think of that’ simplicity at their heart?”
To create Ekar, the new groupset with more, better spaced, sequential shifting gears in a cleaner, lighter, more compact package, the answer initially seemed simple: logic and experience told Campagnolo’s designers that a 1x13 system was best .
But like any great idea, its pursuit reveals hurdles to face and problems...