The history of Campagnolo begins in 1901, with the birth of Tullio Campagnolo. A competitive amateur cyclist, Campagnolo's true passion was creating the finest cycling gear and clothing in the world. The quality and workmanship of Campagnolo cycling clothing and bicycle components set worldwide benchmarks. Campagnolo cycling jackets, racing jerseys, overshoes and bib tights use the most innovative performance clothing fabrics, while Campagnolo bike components are made with advanced carbon fiber, titanium and aluminum alloys. The look, feel and performance of Campagnolo cycling jerseys and jackets are instantly recognizable, with technical innovation sewn into all Campagnolo cycling shorts, bib tights, jerseys and overshoes. Absolute dedication to quality and performance is likewise machined into every Campagnolo bike hub, pedal or crank set.