1958 Gran Premio joins the collection

This one-owner 1958-1959 Gran Premio (ser.no. EH2957) is on it’s way to Toronto from New Jersey in the coming days. As I have mentioned before, true one-owner bikes are becoming increasingly harder to find as time goes on and particularly bikes that have not been modified or upgraded over the years as this one. The […]

1961 Legnano Gran Premio joins the collection

This 1961 Gran Premio is just in the process of getting packed up by its current owner in Wilsonville, Oregon before making its way to Toronto via Bikeflights. I haven’t mentioned Bikeflights before on this site as I do not generally make endorsements however they offer a great service that simplifies the shipping process, taking […]

Not just Falck tubing, Legnano also built with Mannesmann-Dalmine tubing

I have started a light restoration or cleanup of my 1946 Legnano Tipo Roma. With all of the components removed I was able to take a closer look at the frame construction and was surprised to find the logo (above photo) stamped on the underside of the down tube close to the head lug. “That’s not […]

Building up the 1979 Competizione

My preference in building ‘The Legnano Collection’ has been to focus on acquiring complete and original bikes, and from the original owner if possible. This 1978-79 Legnano Competizione frame set has been one of the few exceptions. There is nothing particularly special about this frame, however I must admit that the colour caught my eye and it […]