REVIEW: The Campagnolo Cavatappi (the BIG Corkscrew)

REVIEW: The Campagnolo Cavatappi (the BIG Corkscrew)

People may ask which of Tullio Campagnolo’s inventions are the most important; the quick release allowing gears to be changed more easily in the pre-derailleur days, or the Gran Sport (and later Record & Super Record) rear derailleurs. One may even debate who has had a bigger impact on cycling, Campagnolo or Shimano … and […]

REVIEW: Santa Cruz Stigmata

REVIEW: Santa Cruz Stigmata

I’m an old-school roadie. That means that I tend to favor lugged steel frames, Campagnolo components, and tubular wheels & tires, so it has to take something special to get me to make a change. My primary ride for many years has been a 2003 Richard Sachs Signature road bike, initially built up with a […]