Built to Play, the Lego Campagnolo Derailleur

Lego Campagnolo Derailleur

Legos are the precision made plastic blocks that help bring a child’s imaginations to life. The simple pieces can be used to create impenetrable forts, spaceships capable of intergalactic travel, or this – a Campagnolo derailleur.

This lego creation is no child’s play. It was the creation of Flickr user uma uma, who’s also built some world champ keychains. Check them out after the break….

World Champ Stripes Lego Keychain

Unfortunately, uma uma does not have directions listed for his lego creations. So it might be hard to recreate his derailleur masterpiece, luckily these key chains don’t seem too hard to build.

For more Campagnolo awesomeness, check out this wooden masterpiece.

Comments

-s - 01/13/14 - 9:46am

There is no s after Lego.

wamshsitley - 01/13/14 - 9:47am

IT’S REBUILDABLE!

Eric@505 - 01/13/14 - 9:56am

Lousy reporting again, BR.

Weight? 10 or 11 speed? Di2 compatibility? How does it hold up for CX applications (mud, etc.)?

Eric@505 - 01/13/14 - 9:57am

Oops. I meant EPS compatibility…

topcheese - 01/13/14 - 10:08am

…and of course, how much does it weigh?!

Steven - 01/13/14 - 10:23am

“Woodern”?

Dr. X - 01/13/14 - 10:31am

Probably works better than Campy does currently!

Jonathan - 01/13/14 - 10:41am

I have to second the comment “there is no S in Lego.” the word Lego is inherently plural. anyone who says differently is illiterate and foolish.

AlanM - 01/13/14 - 11:15am

Looks like it’s highly rebuildable in the event of a crash.

Padrote - 01/13/14 - 11:43am

semantical turbonerds ACTIVATE

JOEP - 01/13/14 - 12:03pm

I like Legos! LOL

Ninja Fan - 01/13/14 - 12:32pm

This. is. Awesome!

kurti_sc - 01/13/14 - 1:02pm

Lego or Legos? While we may know what’s proper, a sampling of kids between the ages of 6 and 10 all said Legos with an S. That’s with an n=4 and r=0. Of course, if they add the S to it, then they are open to litigation from Specialyers so please don’t make this widely known.

Surly Shawn - 01/13/14 - 1:32pm

These comments are hilarious!

P.S. I was into Lego before it was cool.

dislivello - 01/13/14 - 2:42pm

I like.. Eric if designer choise campy and not sram or sh. Mean that trand is campy..

Sizzler - 01/13/14 - 3:46pm

Ofmega should make one out of Mega Bloks

Psi Squared - 01/13/14 - 3:49pm

I can’t wait for Lego to come out with CF blocks.

Rodegeek - 01/13/14 - 10:40pm

Surly Shawn, Lego has always been cool.

Tom - 01/14/14 - 10:45am

Adding the s will make any Lego fan’s blood boil. It’s just not right.

keville - 01/14/14 - 12:42pm

Could have used some Technic pieces in there. In fact, makes me wonder what scale you’d have to start building at to make a working Lego bike drivetrain with a chain. :: Heads off to the googles to see if someone’s already done it ::

Seraph - 01/16/14 - 4:55pm

Tom, I have been a “Lego fan” for about 25 years now and I have always said “Legos” because that’s how it was growing up. IIRC even the Lego commercials said it with an S at the end. So it’s canon with the S. You can insist that “Lego” is plural but you will just sound like an elitist hipster if you try to argue with people about it.

uma uma - 01/18/14 - 8:49pm

Hi, I built new derailleur, it’s smallscale.
Take a look at my page

Ham-planet - 01/28/14 - 9:38pm

I’ve never heard anyone pluralise ‘Lego’ in person. Was it ‘The Simpsons’ which introduced this regrettable malapropism?

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