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Italian racing bicycles : the people, the products, the passion

Author: Guido P Rubino
Publisher: Boulder : Velo Press : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Ingram Publisher Services, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st English-language edView all editions and formats
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" Over the years Italian bicycle manufacturers have been compared to those Italian fashion designers who are so rightly considered national treasures. The Italian passion for design and devotion to cycling merged long ago, making Italy a wellspring of inspired racing bicycles. An Italian bicycle is more intimately yours, a more personal possession, than bicycles of other origin. This deep understanding of man and
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guido P Rubino
ISBN: 9781934030660 193403066X
OCLC Number: 707238465
Description: 173 p. : ill. ; 25 x 28 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction --
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Ambrosio --
Atala --
Berma --
Bianchi --
Bottecchia --
Campagnolo --
Casati --
Castelli --
Cinelli --
Colnago --
Columbus --
Daccordi --
Deda Elementi --
De Rosa --
Ganna --
Gios --
Gipiemme --
Guerciotti --
Legnano --
Masi --
Milani --
Modolo --
Moser --
Olmo --
Olympia --
Passoni --
Pegoretti --
Pinarello --
Rossin --
Scapin --
Selle Italia --
Selle San Marco --
Somec --
Tommasini --
Universal --
Viner --
Wilier Trestina --
Index.
Other Titles: Biciclette da corsa italiane.
Responsibility: Guido P. Rubino ; English-language translation by Jay Hyams.

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Traces the history of 40 landmark Italian bicycle brands intimately connected with racing. This title reveals the stories, the methods, the dreams, and the personalities of these cycling firms, large  Read more...

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"To leave "Italian Racing Bicycles" on the coffee table would be a shame. A wonderful look back at the history of cycling and technology born out of competition." -- "VeloNews "magazine"Passionate Read more...

 
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