Vintage Bicycles - Faggin
Faggin TSX Road Bike 1990s Faggin TSX Road Bike 1990s59 cmColumbus TSX. Campagnolo Chorus 8-speed... Columbus TSX. Campagnolo Chorus 8-speed.€1,699.00
Faggin Team NRW Time Trial Bik.. Faggin Team NRW Time Trial Bike 1990s55 cmOriginal Team Bike. Shamal wheels. Delta.. Original Team Bike. Shamal wheels. Delta brakes.€2,499.00
- Country: Italy
- Founder: Marcello Faggin
- Founding Year: 1945
- Website: www.fagginbikes.com
A History of Faggin
Faggin bicycles are synonymous with traditional craftsmanship and high-quality products. This is due to the work of it’s founder - Marcello Faggin – who, in Udine, Italy, began hand-building custom racing bicycles from steel in 1945. Like many of the great frame builders of his era, Marcello was a former racing cyclist, who had a keen eye for what made a high-quality racing machine.
After two years of operating in Udine, Faggin moved to Padua, where it is still located. However, the post-War years were difficult for the company and it wasn’t until 1970 that Marcello began to focus on supplying professional teams with exquisitely crafted, custom bicycles. As his focus shifted towards racing, he passed management of the brand on to his four daughters, who would continue to design and weld bicycles in their Padua workshop whilst managing what was becoming a global business from home.
As the 1980s progressed, thousands of Faggin bicycles were exported around the world. Enthusiasts of Italian steel were compelled by Faggin’s quality and prestige. Events like the 1984 Olympics – where the Italian pursuit squad rode custom-built Faggin bicycles – only increased the brand’s popularity.
The Faggin story continues to this day, where the finest examples of their catalogue are made by hand in the very same workshop in Padua. Each bicycle is made to measure and the high quality designs outweigh their considerable value.