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To Strengthen Your Legs: Chesini Prima Nica

To Strengthen Your Legs: Chesini Prima Nica

3 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / ROAD BICYCLES

Chesini could very well be one of the last traditional and honest handmade Italian frame builders. A thoroughly modern marque, their heritage extends back to 1925 and today, they release the utterly pop model ‘Veronica’ to reinforce their contemporary culture.

Chesini Prima

Chesini Prima

5 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

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…