Giovanni Pinarello was born in Catena di Villorba, Italy in 1922. He was the eighth of 12 brothers. At the age of fifteen, Giovanni began making bicycles at the factory of Paglianti. After a successful amateur career he turned professional in 1947. After his carrer, in 1952 he founded Cicli Pinarello S.p.A. in Treviso, Italy.
The Pinarello Super Record Special is for sure one of the best racing machine which ever left Giovanni Pinarello’s factory in Treviso, Italy. The Special was the top model from mid 1970s till early 1980s (when the Montello and Treviso were launched) Pinarello began its World Domination in 1975 when Fausto Bertoglio won the Giro d’Italia on a Pinarello Super Record Special. Giovanni Battaglin won another Pink Jersey in the 1981 Giro.
Giovanni Battaglin, Alexi Grewal, Pedro Delgado, Miguel Indurain, Bjarne Riis, Jan Ullrich, Erik Zabel all won their biggest races on a Pinarello bike.
This Pinarello Super Record Special Squadre D’Italia has the Campagnolo Bar End Shifters. Great for attacking more easily on a climb or sprint, gearing up & down with both hands on the bars.
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Worldwide Shipment for Bikes:
The Netherlands: 20,- euro
Europe Zone 1: 80,- euro
Europe Zone 2: 120,-euro
Worldwide: 185,- euro