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So whats wrong with the levers? They look fine to me. They are abit more curvy than before, but isnt that becoming more fashionable at the moment?
Those extra wiggles go a treat on the 'wibbly wobbly' Pinarello's.
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mayonaisedream wrote:Heard that the current cable set not compatible with the new Ergopowers.


My understanding is that you are correct, they're going to be changing the diameters of the cables they're using, which will make things nice and confusing for the bike shops and those of us who do our own work...

Yes, that appears to be electric Campy on that Caise bike, however they're still in the middle of the testing phase, you won't see that in the '09 lineup
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Those new curvylitious levers will surely be 'refined' a bit before final production.

But is it just me or do they make the old ones look 'classic' already - watch out for rising prices on eBay - you have been warned!

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Leloby wrote:Those new curvylitious levers will surely be 'refined' a bit before final production.


Don't count on it...
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Its not the curvyness that bothers me, its the shape of the nub and how every year it gets bigger and bigger and more like shimano. Campy fits some peoples hands perfect and that is why they have their portion of the market. If people want bigger shifters they go to shimano.

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nexusheli wrote:
Leloby wrote:Those new curvylitious levers will surely be 'refined' a bit before final production.


Don't count on it...


Does that mean that the new non-electronic group about to be released will have the same curve shifters and shape just without the electronics?

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I would imagine the eRecord and standard Record will have ergo shapes as close to each other as possible. I seriously doubt Campagnolo would have 2 completely different shapes...

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That's what I have been told. Seems that the new mechanical ergos will be the same shape, and look like Dali made them on one of his slightly hallucinogenic days...
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Although the thumb nail is not the best quality it looks like the levers this team is using are more shaped than the current Record.

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on the bike of the rider all the way to the left it seems as though the shifters flare outwards, like sram. Better ergonomics?

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All this talk about the Ergopowers?

But, does anyone know if that will be the only change on the group?
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Took this pics before start of E3 Prijs Harelbeke.
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Shifters were made a bit better (and - in my opinion - they're a bit more comfortable , can be compared to Shimano now )
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But it looks like crap :roll: :?
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Allready some carbon in the rear derailleur !
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Thanks for those pics. Much appreciated. Quite a few changes, but they sure aint pretty. The cables and the bottle cage battery look awful IMO.

I will continue to run my present setup (Campagnolo, but with SRAM levers).

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Man, I'm so loving all these 'spy' shots!!!! Great photographs frederic david!!:D
Are the bulges on the e-campy ergo some sort of downshift buttons? An upgrade from the hamster ear downshift levers of the manual campy??

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Those pics are seriously making me make the leap to Red. The levers look weird! First time I have ever seen a Campy group that completely loses all aesthetics.

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