Chesini Prima

Chesini Prima

4 YEARS AGO / 6 COMMENTS / ROAD BICYCLES

Never let it be said that Italians shy from grandiose opulence. One need only think of the extravagant fashion of Pucci and Versace, the cars of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati, or the flamboyant bicycles of Colnago or Tommasini. Neither do they cower from coating their bicycles in gold, as a few popes are aware. Chesini…

Chesini X Uno

Chesini X-Uno

6 YEARS AGO / 5 COMMENTS / ROAD BICYCLES

Gelmino Chesini himself would be impressed by Tony Hooper’s restoration of a 1987 X-Uno frame: no financial expense has been spared. Nor has any time been spared, trawling eBay and other sources for rare, NOS components. The result is nothing short of spectacular.