Giovanni 'Nani' Pinarello, born in 1922, was one of a whole generation of athletes from child-rich families who chose a career in cycling. In the era of Coppi, Bartali and Bobet, he was quite a successful amateur rider with loads of won races. This eventually earned him a contract as professional rider.The year of 1953 then saw him making his dream come true, by using money, which he got as a compensation for handing over his starting place in the Giro, for the setup of a bicycle shop and manufacture in his hometown Treviso.From then on Pinarello bikes became more and more famous, more and more refined.In 1975 the company finally achieved its first Giro d'Italia victory. And today there are not many brands with a similar number of triumphs in big races.One of their best bikes, the
The frame of this bike is made of Columbus Aelle tubes in the main triangle and it shows many nice details we know from fine Pinarello bikes. The rear stays and front fork is chromed, which makes it even more elegant.
It is equipped with Campagnolo Nuovo and Super Record parts with the exception of Modolo brakes and levers. Another part to mention are the exquisite Fiamme tubular rims.
Very elegant bike in good condition which will fit in any Eroica event or simply any pleasant ride.
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