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 legendary Ferrari red 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. Ready to be build.
For all Pinarello lovers.
Frame & Fork: Pinarello Montello, Columbus SLX (frame no. BB157)
– seat tube (c-t): 59.5 cm
– top tube (c-c): 57.5 cm
– headset tube: 17 cm
Seat tube diameter: 27.2mm
Rear spacing: 128mm
Condition: No cracks, no dents, not bent. Looks like new. Ready to be build.