Monday, November 23, 2009

Vintage Bike Exhibition

There was recently a vintage bike exhibition, in collaboration with Museo Alfredo Binda, held in Ispra (VA). The exhibition featured bikes from the collections of Messieurs Cremonesi, Garavaglia, Giuffre, Landoni, Trovati, and Venturini.

Two that caught my eye were these:

A Bianchi tandem from 1948, the model used by Renato Perona and Nando Terruzzi at the 1948 London Olympics where they won a gold medal.

A French 1895 Metropole that featured a shaft transmission.

It would be interesting to learn more about these private collections.

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