In 1989, Carrera manager Davide Boifava together with Luciano Bracchi and Francesco Boifava founded Carrera Podium, a high-end bike manufacturer. It was founded as a result of experiences gained in professional cycling races by the three partners. The company’s goal which is simple and clear, and which is supported by a rich history of over 500 victories in the most prestigious competitions. From 1990 on, Pantani, Chiappucci, Roche, Bontempi, Abdoesjaparov, Sorensen, Tafi, Zberg, Zaina,Pavlic.. rode this Carrera bikes made by their experts. In years 1989-1996 CARRERA Podium supplied bikes for CARRERA Jeans Team.
In 1998 Davide Boifava created Asics CGA Team and of course they were sponsored by Podium. They were racing on TIG welded steel frames made by G.Milani and D.Pegoretti who worked under the contract with Boifava. The Asics CGA was one of the strongest teams back then with many great riders like M.Bartoli, K.A.Arvesen, P.Bettini, A.Noe, L.Scinto, S.Schiavina, F.Simeoni and others.
Happy to present this Italian steel racing machine – Carrera ”Eagle” by Podium, which dates back to 1996. The frameset is made by greatest experts for TIG welding – Dario Pegoretti and Gino Milani. Steel frame without the lugs, but with finest welding points. They used Columbus Nemo tubing, which was lightest choice back then. Shinning in beautiful Carrera paintojob with best possible build: Campagnolo Record 8s groupset, Campagnolo Bora 1st gen wheels, Cinelli titanium stem, Selle Italia Flite saddle. No extra words needed.
Great catch for any bike collector. Fair price.
Frameset: Carrera ‘Eagle’ Columbus Nemo (by Pegoretti)
– seat tube (c-t): 55 cm
– top tube (c-c): 54 cm
– headset tube: 12,5 cm
– standover: 79 cm
Wheelset: Campagnolo Bora 1st gen
Crankset: Campagnolo Record
Bottom bracket: Campagnolo Record
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Record
Brake levers: Campagnolo C Record
Shifters: Campagnolo Record 8s
Brakes: Campagnolo Record
Headset: Campagnolo Record
Stem: Cinelli Titanium
Handlebar: Cinelli Eubios
Seatpost: Campagnolo Record
Seat: Selle Italia Flite Titanium
Cassette: Campagnolo Record 8s
Tubulars: Veloflex Competition
Handlebar Tape: Cinelli, cork
Condition: Used, but very good condition. The frame has no cracks, no dents, not bent. Original paint and decals. Signs tiny sings of normal use. All parts are working fine.
Weight: 8,58 kg (as on photo)
Price: SOLD (May 2020)