Manubrio Condorino

I have not come across any definitive reference, however it is generally thought that the term ‘condorino’ (meaning ‘little condor’ in English) was in reference to the bird like shape of the straight and narrow handlebars.  The ‘bici condorino’ was produced by Atala, Bianchi, Bottecchia, Doniselli, Legnano, Torpado and most Italian makers of the time. However I […]

Bici Epoca

There are few things as wonderful as the bicycle. From the moment you get on a bicycle and push the pedals forward the world changes and something in you changes at the same time. I have been enjoying that moment for over 50 years now and it never diminishes or fails to lift my spirits […]