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GIANNI MOTTA Personal – Team Gianni Motta Linea MD, 54.5cm NOS (1984) – SOLD

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Gianni Motta (born 13 March 1943) is an Italian famous cycling champion who won the 1966 Giro d’Italia. After his successful career, he turned to building top class bicycles that lived up to their name. These bicycles are famous for their elegance, stiffness and efficient power transmission. The top of the line model was called ‘Personal’. The bike we present here is one of them – More than a bicycle, simply a piece of art.

Gianni Motta Linea MD was first United States professional cycling team participation in a Grand Tour, they participated at the Giro d’Italia 1984. The team was managed by female Robin Morton,  first woman ever to own and manage a men’s professional team. Team was sponsored by bike manufacturer Gianni Motta and Linea MD (Swiss furniture company). They have a solid riders on board: US Champion J.Eustice, K.Maxon, M.Carter, R.Weber… They rode Gianni Motta racing bike and one of came to our store.

 

Gianni Motta Linea MD 1984 team

Gianni Motta Linea MD 1984 team line up

 

Gianni Motta MD rider at the Giro 1984

Gianni Motta Linea MD rider at the Giro 1984

 

Here we are proudly presenting another extraordinary Italian steel racing machine – GIANNI MOTTA Personal by Gianni Motta Linea MD team from 1984.  Superb frameset is made of Columbus SL tubing, equipped with a complete Campagnolo Super Record Gianni Motta pantograph groupset, 3ttt Gianni Motta stemSan Marco Concor Supercorsa saddle, Almarc leather wrap. Impressive weight of 9.05kg.

New old stock. Museum piece.

 

Frame: Gianni Motta Personal / Columbus SL tubing

Size:

– seat tube (c-t): 54.5 cm

– top tube (c-c): 55 cm

– headset tube: 11.7 cm

– standover: 79.5 cm

Crankset: Campagnolo Super Record (Gianni Motta pantograph, 170mm)

Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record

Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record (Pat 82)

Headset: Campagnolo Super Record

Bottom Bracket : Campagnolo Super Record

Shifters : Campagnolo Super Record Gianni Motta pantograph

Brakes: Campagnolo Super Record

Brake Levers: Campagnolo Super Record

Stem: 3ttt Gianni Motta (105 mm)

Hubs: Campagnolo Super Record

Rims: Ambrosio

Seat Post: Campagnolo Super Record Gianni Motta pantograph (27.2mm)

Seat: San Marco Concor Supercorsa

Pedals: Campagnolo Super Record

Toe cage: Campagnolo

Leather straps:  Gianni Motta

Handlebar tape: Almarc leather wrap

Water bottle: Gianni Motta (original)

Tubulars: Continental Giro (new)

 

 

Condition: New old stock. All original (except the tubulars which are new).

Year: 1984

Weight:  9.05 kg

Price: SOLD (November 2020)