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TAURUS Corsa Campagnolo Gran Sport, 60cm (1955-56)

Description

Taurus was founded in 1908 in Milan by the engineers Vittorio and Umberto Fabbri, the Taurus is completely realized in Italy, in the Milan plant located in the Vigorelli area. The Taurus bikes stand out immediately for their quality and elegance, distinguishing themselves thanks to their strongly connotative technical characteristics. They were producing mostly bikes for public, but in 1950s and 1960s they build also bike for professional riders.

Here we are proudly offering a legendary Italian steel racing machine – TAURUS Corsa, which dates back mid 1950s. Superb frameset is made of Reynolds tubing, extraordinary lugs, Campagnolo drop-outs. Built with Campagnolo Gran sport groupset, original Brooks saddle,  Universal brakes, Ambrosio Champion cockpit, NiSi rims. A museum piece!

Extremely rare. Highly collectible! L’Eroica ready.

 

 

Frame & Fork: Taurus Corsa (frame no. 45026) / Reynold tubing

Size:

– seat tube (c-t): 60 cm

– top tube (c-c): 57,5 cm

– headset tube: 16,2 cm

– standover: 83 cm

Crankset: Magistroni

Bottom bracket : Magistroni

Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Gran Sport

Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Gran Sport

Headset: Pinzani integrated

Shifters: Campagnolo Gran Sport

Brake Levers: Universal

Brakes: Universal

Stem: Ambrosio Champion

Hubs: Campagnolo Gran Sport

Rims: NiSi

Freewheel: Regina Oro (5 speed)

Saddle: Stella Alpina (original)

Pedals: Shefield Sprint

Toe cage: Christophe

Tubulars: Continental Giro (new)

Handlebar Tape: cotton, biege (new)

 

 

Condition: Completely restored and refurbished by professional guy. No cracks, no dents, not bent. All parts are workig fine.

Year: 1955-56

Weight: 10.2 kg (as on photo)

Price: 2799€ (was 3499€)

* Shipping worldwide available. Due to copyright reasons the photos are in lower resolution and marked with watermark. If you are interested in buying, have any questions or would like to request a full HD photo album of the bike please feel free to contact us.