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Bianchi Bianchi. A name synonymous with cycling and great bicycles since 120 years.A factory whose history, since far back in 1885, intertwines with the evolution of the ancient “velocipede”: since then a steady and unrelenting development and a long string of triumphs in the most prestigious comp which made Bianchi a brand famous worldwide, putting together quality and drive to perfection. Features which marked the life and activity of Edoardo Bianchi and his first shop in Via Nirone, Milan more than a century ago: a creative and versatile mind and the entrepreneurial skills fuelled the development of the little shop brimming with inventions, innovations, new products and of course huge popular success.

Website: Bianchi


Cinelli Cinelli is a bicycle manufacturing company, producing mostly road bicycles and components; production is estimated at 80% components, 20% bicycles. Cinelli has a reputation for quality in design and production similar to Italy's other famous bicycle marques. Competition is always in the Cinelli’s DNA. Its handlebars are chosen by Champions such as Lemond, Fignon, Hinault and Chiappucci, without forgetting Lance Armstrong and Mario Cipollini and also Di Luca, Freire and Simoni. Since 1997 Cinelli is a division of Gruppo SpA and together with 3T and Colombus forms a world recognised production pole in the top level cycling industry.

Website: Cinelli


Colnago Colnago has pioneered several design features, such as using smaller-dimensioned frames, the use of carbon lugs, its B-Stay construction for seat stays, and its HP-chain stay design for carbon frames. It is said that Ernesto Colnago dislikes the use of aluminum as a frame material, preferring either carbon fiber or steel. In recent years, Colnago has successfully cultivated its image as the world's leading racing bicycle frame maker, stressing its Italian heritage and eye-catching, hand-painted, artwork lavished on its frames.

Website: Colnago


Pinarello Pinarello is a bicycle manufacturing company that supplies mostly hand-made, high end bicycles. The company makes bicycles for road racing, track racing and cyclo-cross. Pinarello also has a long history of sponsoring many successful professional cycling teams, including Telekom, Banesto, and Fassa Bortolo, an Italian team which met its end after the 2005 cycling season. Pinarello now sponsors the Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears cycling team, and equipes them with their Pinarello Paris FP Carbon bicycles.

Website: Pinarello

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