Fausto Coppi and Gino Bartali: two cycling legends of Italy. The rivalry between them is maybe the most famous sporting duel in history. It has been started during the World War II, and continued afterward.
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Bianchi Oltre XR.1 is using the same geometry and Ultra Thin Seat Stay technology with the high-end Oltre XR2, with more affordable price and high/medium quality equipment.
According to Bianchi, the Ultra Thin Seat Stay technology provides improved shock absorption and impact resistance with reduced frame weight.
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Bianchi has revealed its 2015 road bike models. Bianchi Oltre XR2 is the admiral ship of the new series. There are plenty of models in Bianchi’s 2015 catalog and each model has a lot of build options.
F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi S.p.A (pronounced bee-ahn-kee in Italian) is the world’s oldest bicycle-making company still in existence It was founded in Italy in 1885. It produced cars and commercial vehicles from 1900 to 1939 as Autobianchi, though that business was sold to Fiat; and motorcycles from 1897 to 1967. Bianchi has been associated for 50 years with the Italian Tour de France winner, Fausto Coppi.
Since May 1997 F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi is part of Cycleurope A.B. group, the Swedish company of the Grimaldi group.
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A very touching photo: Valeriano Falsini salutes Fausto Coppi’s bust.
Who is Valeriano Falsini?
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For the second consecutive year, Italian Pro-Continental team Androni-Venezuela will ride on Bianchi bikes. In 2013 season, the team won 13 victories, including wins in the Giro della Toscana, a stage in the Tour de San Luis and the overall in the Vuelta a Venezuela.
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Dutch team Belkin’s (former Rabobank) new bike sponsor is Bianchi, for two years. Here is the first look at Team Belkin’s Bianchi Oltre XR.2.
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Another Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Edition bike: Bianchi Oltre XR.2 “Campagnolo 80” – limited edition launched at Eurobike 2013. The new bike features a natural carbon matt black color with silver chrome paint glossy inserts.
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I’ve inspired by GCN’s video titled “Top 10 iconic road bikes in racing history” while writing this post. I made some changes, excluded some of Daniel Lloyd’s choices, and extended the list by including a few bikes.
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The Italian Bozzi family has once again moved ahead to revitalize the historic Legnano brand. In 2010, they resolved a licensing agreement issue with Bianchi, who had acquired the famous brand after the assassination of Emilio Bozzi in 1974. The new Legnano models were introduced in September 2013 at ExpoBici.
The history of Italian bicycles starts with the “L” of Legnano. Few if any marques can boast a legacy of success in competition thanks to champions like Alfredo Binda, Giovanni Brunero, Learco Guerra, Gino Bartali, Fausto Coppi and Ercole Baldini.
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Bianchi has revealed its 2014 road bike models. There are a lot of models and each model has a lot of build options, too. If you don’t want to buy a complete bike, Bianchi also gives an option to buy frameset only. Almost all models’ framesets are available.
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