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 was the frame with which Pinarello achieved their first major pro victories such as the 1984 Olympics Road Race, Vuelta a España, the Giro d’Italia and stages of the Tour de France. It was available in red, blue and Spumoni green color option.
Happy to present another amazing looking steel beauty from mid 1980s – Pinarello Montello SLX. Superb frameset is build of Columbus SLX butted tubing with Pinarello’s special designed bottom bracket and shines in beautiful white paintjob. It’s easily to detect beautiful Pinarello deatils appeared in many locations like fork crown, lugs, bottom bracket, seat clamp, front derailleur braze-on, rear brake bridge. By no surprise, it’s built with top of the line Campagnolo Super Record groupset (Pinarello pantograph chainring, seatpost and shifters) 3ttt Pinarello cockpit, Mavic Gp4 rims, Concor saddle. No much words needed.
For all Pinarello lovers. L’Eroica ready.
Frame & Fork: Pinarello Montello, Columbus SLX (frame no. S106S)
– seat tube (c-t): 55 cm
– top tube (c-c): 54 cm
– headset tube: 12.3 cm
– standover: 80 cm
Crankset: Campagnolo Super Record, Pinarello chainring (52/42)
Bottom bracket : Campagnolo Super Record
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record
Headset: Campagnolo Super Record
Shifters: Campagnolo Record, Pinarello pantograph
Brake Levers: Campagnolo Super Record
Brakes: Campagnolo Super Record
Stem: 3ttt Record Pinarello (105 mm)
Handlebar: 3ttt Mod Competizione
Hubs: Campagnolo Super Record
Rims: Mavic GP4
Freewheel: Regina Oro 6s
Seatpost: Campagnolo Super Record, Pinarello pantograph (27,2mm)
Seat: Selle San Marco Concor (original)
Pedals: Campagnolo Super Record
Handlebar Tape: black
Tubulars: Continetal Giro (new)
Condition: Used, but good condition. Re-chromed and repainted by professional guy. No cracks, no dents, not bent. Some signs of normal use. All parts are working fine.