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.
Pinarello has sponsored several professional teams – Team Banesto (Indurain), Team Telekom (Ullrich), Caisse d’Epargne(Valverde), Fassa Bortolo (Petacchi), Team Sky (Froome), Movistar (Quintana) among the others. In the last 30 years Pinarello bikes won incredible 13 Tour de France titles.
In 1995, Pinarello launched their new top level model, the ”PARIS” , first Pinarello’s model with oversized oval section tubing, which immediately claimed the title of ”winning machine”. Pinarello Paris was used by one of the strongest team in mid 1990s – Team Telekom with many famous rider on board: J.Ullrich, B.Riis, E.Zabel, Wesemann, Aldag. German rider, Jan Ullrich (Team Telekom) won the 1997 Tour de Franc. In years 1998 and early 1999 he rode on Pinarello Paris Deddacciai and one of his bike is ready for sale in our store.
Here we are proudly offering legendary Pinarello Paris Team Telekom bike ridden by one and only Jan Ullrich ”Der Kaiser” back in first part of the season 1999. This work of art is made of tig welded Deddacciai Vires 7003 aluminum with oval downtube to increase the stiffness, equipped with race number holder. Completely original build with Campagnolo Record Titanium 9s groupset, Campagnolo Barcelona wheels, 3ttt cockpit, Selle Italia Flite saddle, titanium bottle cage.
The frame is marked with K3 under the bb shell and autograph by J.Ullrich several years ago.
A museum piece!
Frame & Fork: PINARELLO Paris (Vires Deddacciai), marked with K3
– seat tube (c-t): 62 cm
– seat tube (c-c): 57.5 cm
– top tube (c-c): 58.5 cm
– headset tube: 17.5 cm
– standover: 83.6cm
Crankset: Campagnolo Record Titanium 9s (175mm , 53/41)
Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Record Titanium 9s
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Record Titanium 9s
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Record Titanium 9s
Shifters / Brake Levers: Campagnolo Record Titanium 9s
Brakes: Campagnolo Record Titanium 9s
Headset: Campagnolo Record Titanium 9s
Hubs: Campagnolo Record Titanium 9s
Rims: Campagnolo Barcelona
Cassette: Campagnolo Record 9s
Chain: Campagnolo 9s
Seatpost: Campagnolo Record Titanium 27.2mm
Saddle: Selle Italia Turbo Matic 2
Stem: 3ttt Forge Ahead (140mm)
Handlebar: 3ttt Prima 220
Tubulars: Continental Competition
Bottle cage: titanium
Condition: Used, but very good condition. Original paint and decals. All parts are working fine.
Weight: 8.45 kg