Racing bicycle, 1980, Grandis

1980 – Grandis, racing bicycle – Italy

Salvino GRANDI, born 1920, started building bicycles in 1930. He soon became foreman in a company of Verona. In 1965/66 the company closed.
That is when Grandis began to think about a personal production, with his own brand.
At the start of 1980 his sons Ezio and Mario joined the company.
The production is now composed of a wide range, focusing especially on “Corsa” and “MTB” models with which Grandis won significant sports events.

Technical notes:

  • Silca Impero Grandis
  • Columbus AL frame
  • Mixed drivetrain: RINO gearbox, derailleur and crankset (variant with Campagnolo Gran Sport gearbox)
  • Modolo gearbox
  • Mavic Routo/Pro rims

 

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