Italy

Formigli Asiel RF

This is the second Formigli to be featured on Cycle EXIF, the first being a Classic — Columbus-tubed with gold-plated lugs. The Asiel RF, however, is a completely different beast: it’s a completely custom carbon fibre frame. Its namesake is… Read more »

Cicli Corsa: Colle di Tenda

Cicli Corsa and their friends Cani Sciolti Valtellina just put together this astounding video of a ride up — and down — their local mountains, the Ligurian and Maritime Alps. Forget the Giro — for me, this sums up everything… Read more »

Stelbel Dynamic Inseguimento

The Italian Stelbel brand was founded in 1973 and named from a portmanteau combining the first and surname of Stelio Belletti. Stelio was a true man of steel; raised in a family of engineers and metalworkers. He worked on everything… Read more »

Galetti SSCX

The Galetti brand is one branch of the Italian family tree that’s twisted behind the more well known; but just as significant. Like Bianchi, Pinarello, Olmo and Moser, it is originated from a professional racer, Carlo Galetti, who won the… Read more »

Masi Special Pista Oro

The latest frame to carry Faliero Masi’s legendary name and coat of arms looks as though it’s targeted directly at the MASH crowd rather than devoted Italophiles. And so it should. Both brand assets are owned by Haro Bikes, and… Read more »

Legor Cicli SS CX

Italian cycling is undergoing as much of a renaissance as the rest of the world and, although it is one of the traditional homes of the handmade bicycle, there are fewer new frame builders willing to carry the torch than… Read more »

Green Stucco Pegoretti Responsorium

It’s an established fact that the work of Dario Pegoretti has an acquired taste. Personally, I acquired that taste the moment I first laid eyes on one of his hand-painted frames. The green stucco Responsorium may not be for everyone,… Read more »