1933 – Gloria, racing bicycle – Italy
Established in 1922 by Alfredo Focesi in Milan, the company immediately aims to build racing bicycles.
In 1923 Libero Ferrario, on a Gloria bicycle, won the World Championship for amateurs. From that moment on Gloria became famous. Well-known were the “Garibaldini”, Gloria cyclists, that wreaked havoc in the stage races for their impetuousness.
- Vittoria Margherita gearbox, Supercorsa model
- Tailor-made frame
- Fusione del marchio Gloria in fusione sui forcellini
- Nickel-plated connections
- GLORIA handlebar
- GLORIA hubs
- ITALIA saddle
- BOWDEN brakes
- STELLA wooden rims
- GLORIA crankset and pedals