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 since 1960 – 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 2000, Pinarello launched the ”PRINCE” , a top level model which immediately claimed the title of ”most winning” bike and was used by 2 very famous teams – Team Telekomand Fassa Bartolo. Fassa Bortolo 2001 was an Italian based team was managed by G.Ferretti with very strong riders on board like M.Bartoli, A.Petacchi, D.Frigo, F.Casagrande, I.Basso,R.Rumsas…
Here we are presenting racing frameset from 2001 – Pinarello Prince. Superb frameset (marked IS4on the bb shell) made of Dedacciai Aluminium with carbon fork and seatstay and equiped with original Pinarello parts like headset, stem, handlebar and seatpost.
Frame & Fork: PINARELLO Prince (marked IS4), Dedacciai Aluminium / Carbon forks
– seat tube (c-t): 59 cm
– top tube (c-c): 56 cm
– headset tube: 16 cm
Stem: Pinarello (120mm)
Handlebar:Deda (42cm c-c)
Seatpost: Pinarello carbon
Condition: Used, but good condition. The frame has no cracks. Some signs of normal use. One dent on the side of the top tube but hard to recognize.