Tullio Campagnlo founded Campagnolo in 1933 and his son Valentino Campagnolo runs the company today. Campagnolo’s success began with the invention of the quick release hub and parallelogram rear derailleur.
In 1955, the first bicycle groupset was introduced. At first, Campagnolo sold equipment and apparel from other manufactures, but they began producing their own clothing in 2000. Abacus 2000 was founded to manufacture the clothing. The name was later changed to Campagnolo Sportswear S.r.l. In 2004, Fulcrum Wheels S.r.l. was added to the Campagnolo name. Campagnolo’s main focus in on road bike components.