Feature of the week: 1967 Roma Olimpiade

We are into the winter months now and I have just finished a light restoration of my 1967 Roma Olimpiade that began earlier in the year. This bike came to me from Peter Rossbaum and it is listed in the menu on the right for more of the background. And I have already written about the Columbus […]

1961 Gran Premio joins the collection

It is always exciting when a new Legnano joins the collection.  This 1961 Gran Premio is currently en route from San Leandro, California courtesy of our friend eBay. Until it arrives only partial details are available however much of the bike appears to be original with the exception of the fenders, brake cable housing, pedals, […]

Who killed Emilio Bozzi?

A hand just went up in the virtual audience and I heard someone say, “The Brigate Rosse killed Emilio Bozzi in 1974”. It may be a little anti-climatic to give away the plot straight off, however the truth is that no one killed Emilio Bozzi.  Emilio Bozzi was born in Milan in 1873 and he died in […]