Victor Campenaerts set to use Classified hub and monster chainring at Opening Weekend

Victor Campenaert's 62T chainring and 'front derailleur-killer' Classified hub up close
Victor Campenaert's 62T chainring and 'front derailleur-killer' Classified hub up close

Cycling is a sport of tradition. The majority of riders tend to stick within unspoken boundaries, leaving the occasional maverick to push those norms. Victor Campenaerts is definitely someone who makes a habit of pushing those boundaries.

For Opening Weekend, Cyclingnews understands the Belgian will be using a wild setup, which comprises a Classified rear hub paired with an enormous 1x front chainring, extremely narrow bars, turned-in hoods, and wide tyres. Anything that he sees as beneficial to performance is on the table, regardless of whether it'll get some funny looks in the bunch.

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