Carrera was an Italian-based road bicycle racing team active from 1984 to 1996, named after sponsoring Italian jeans manufacturer Carrera and became an icon of Italian cycling successes.
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, Carrera team rode these Carrera bikes made by experts who built bikes for ZaiPantani, Chiappucci, Bontempi, Abdoesjaparov, Scinadri, Sorensen, Zberg, Zaina, Luttenberger…
Carrera ”Gold One” Team Edition – iconic machine from 1990, now for sale in our store (same frame was ridden by Claudio Chiappucci in 1990 Tour de France where he wore a yellow jersey and finished 2nd overall behing Greg Lemond). The frame (No.119) shines in beautiful Italian paint scheme, made of Columbus EL (Extra leggeri menas Extra light) tubing, built with Campagnolo Chorus groupset (C Record era) and outstanding Campagnolo Vento wheelset.
If you are looking for a fast, lightweight and legendary bike from early 1990s than this is it.
Frame: Carrera Team Edition 1990s, Columbus EL (Extra Leggeri)
- seat tube (c-t): 60 cm
- top tube (c-c): 58,5 cm
- headset tube: 17 cm
- standover: 84 cm
Crankset: Campagnolo Chorus, 52/42
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Chorus
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Chorus
Headset: Campagnolo Chorus
Bottom bracket : Campagnolo Chorus
Shifters: Campagnnolo Chorus
Brake Levers: Campagnolo Chorus
Brakes: Campagnolo Chorus
Hubs: Campagnolo Chorus
Rims: Campagnolo Zonda 16R
Stem: MO 120mm
Handlebar: 3ttt Super Competizione, 40cm (c-c)
Tires: Schwalbe Spezial
Seatpost: Campagnolo Chorus
Seat: Selle Italia TurboMatic
Condition: Used, but in good condition. The frame has no cracks or dents and is not bent. Some blemishes of original paint and decals. Some signs of normal use. All parts are working fine.
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