The strange bike racing year that is 2020 has seen some confusing things like races with no spectators and Spring Classics in autumn but the weirdest is the overlapping of two Grand Tours as the Giro's final week coincides with the Vuelta's first. But in 1981 only three days separated the two races and Giovanni Battaglin, in the new book “48 Days,” tells the astonishing story of how he won both.
Officina Battaglin’s Portofino Premium takes custom CROMOVELATO finishing to a whole new level. Officina Battaglin, the brand founded and managed by the 1981 Giro-Vuelta winner Giovanni Battaglin, has launched a new custom finish for the iconic Portofino model.
VIDEO: Here's the first in my series of building up this custom Battaglin POWER+ disc brake steel road frame set. In this video I unveil - and unbox the fresh new frame from storied Italian builder (and 1981 Vuelta a España & Giro d'Italia winner) Giovanni Battaglin.
Officina Battaglin bicycles partners with Velofix to deliver the Italian brand's bicycles to North American customers.
Famous Italian racer and bike builder Giovanni Battaglin celebrates turning 65 with a 65-piece only Colezzione Speciale - fully custom, hand-built, steel lugged frames using Columbus newest steel tubes, brilliantly polished and crafted by people who love building steel racing bicycles.