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
– seat tube (c-t): 60 cm
– top tube (c-c): 57,5 cm
– headset tube: 16,2 cm
– standover: 83 cm
Bottom bracket : Magistroni
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Gran Sport
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Gran Sport
Headset: Pinzani integrated
Shifters: Campagnolo Gran Sport
Brake Levers: Universal
Stem: Ambrosio Champion
Hubs: Campagnolo Gran Sport
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.
Weight: 10.2 kg (as on photo)
Price: SOLD (September 2020)