Of course the biggest ‘improvement’ was that the Super Record inexplicably cost nearly twice as much as the already insanely expensive Nuovo Record.But despite debunking Campagnolo’s (and the horde of Campagnolo groupies’) myths, the Super Record remains something special.The aluminium used is exactly the alloy used in the Nuovo Record.Black anodising is - wait for it - black anodising.
They were for sale at the most amazing garage sale a teen-aged (or even middle-aged) bike geek could imagine.
The parallelogram plates are restyled in a 1970’s kind of way, but are geometrically identical to those of the Nuovo Record.
The real differences are the use of titanium for the two large allen key bolts and for the nuts on the pulley bolts, and a bigger ‘flange’ on the pulley cage to push the chain onto low gears. The changes to the pulley cage help, but do not improve the desultory change onto the high gears that was a bit of a problem with the Nuovo Record - and remains so with the Super Record.
The first versions (up to about the mid-60s) did not have the "Record" name engraved on them -- only the Campagnolo script.
There were different axle lengths available for the rear hub to accommodate 5, then 6-speed freewheels.