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PINARELLO Montello SLX, Campagnolo C-Record Delta, 56cm (1987) – SOLD

Description

Giovanni Pinarello was born in Catena di Villorba, Italy in 1922. He was the eighth of 12 brothers. At the age of fifteen, Giovanni began making bicycles at the factory of Paglianti. After a successful amateur career he turned professional in 1947. After his carrer, in 1952 he founded Cicli Pinarello S.p.A. in Treviso, Italy.

The Pinarello Montello SLX was a landmark model for Pinarello and is for sure one of the best racing machine which ever left Giovanni Pinarello’s factory in Treviso, Italy. The  ”Montello SLX” was their top model in years 1984-’88 and basically the  frame with which Pinarello started to dominate on cycling races around the globe. In mid 1980s Montello SLX achieved many important  victories such as the 1984 Olympics Road Race, Vuelta a España, the Giro d’Italia and stages of the Tour de France.

Superb frameset is made of high end Columbus SLX butted tubing with Pinarello’s special designed bottom bracket. It’s easy to detect beautiful ”GPT” engravings on the top of the fork crown and seat stay. Pinarello logo appeared in many locations  like lugs, seat clamp, front derailleur braze-on, bottom bracket and rear brake bridge.

Proudly presenting this superb racing machine – Pinarello Montello SLX, which dates back to 1987. The frame is work of art and was a reference by which other racing bikes were judge back in mid 1980s. Completely built with superb Campagnolo C Record groupset and iconic Delta brakes, 3ttt cockpit, Ambrosio Servizio Corse rims, San Marco Regal saddle. Love at first sight!

For all Pinarello lovers. Great catch for any collector. Fair price

 

 

Frame & Fork: Pinarello Montello, Columbus SLX steel (frame no. S762S)

Size:

– seat tube (c-t): 56 cm

– top tube (c-c): 54,5 cm

– headset tube: 12,5 cm

– standover: 79,5 cm

Crankset: Campagnolo C Record (52/39)

Bottom bracket : Campagnolo C Record

Front Derailleur: Campagnolo C Record

Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo C Record

Headset: Campagnolo C Record

Shifters: Campagnolo C Record

Brake Levers: Campagnnolo C Record

Brakes: Campagnolo C Record Delta

Stem: 3ttt Record

Handlebar: 3ttt Super Criterium

Hubs: Campagnolo C Record

Rims: Ambrosio Servizio Corse

Tubulars: Continental Giro (new)

Seatpost: Campagnolo C Record, Pinarello pantograph (27,2mm)

Seat: San Marco Regal Girardi (original)

Pedals: Campagnolo C Record

Handlebar Tape: Black, Benotto

 

 

Condition:  Used, but very good condition. The frame has no cracks, no dents, not bent. Some signs of normal use. Groupset and wheelset are in very good condition.

Year: 1987

Price: SOLD (January 2020)