New Campagnolo Ekar gravel groupset goes to 13-speed

The Italian brand has been the first of the 'big three' to break into 13-speed with the lightest gravel groupset on the market

Campagnolo has launched its first gravel specific groupset, and in the process, it's added an extra cog to its cassette with the arrival of Ekar 13-speed.

The first of the big three to launch a 'gravel' groupset was Shimano, back in 2019. Shimano GRX is now rumoured to be the Japanese juggernaut's biggest seller, largely via the OEM market, with gravel bikes waltzing out of bike shop doors quicker than any other category.

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