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How old is 8 speed Record? (nm)(2 posts)

How old is 8 speed Record? (nm)lampshade
May 8, 2003 8:07 AM
re: How old is 8 speed Record?MR_GRUMPY
May 8, 2003 5:39 PM
Probably about 1990 with downtube shifters. Ergo levers came out about 93 or 94. Shimano came out with their 8 speed uniglide in 88 and the 8 speed hyperglide with STI in 89. I know that Campy was at least a year behind Shimano with the 8 speed and at least 3 to 4 years behind with the brifters.