Cinelli is an Italian bicycle manufacturer that was founded in 1948 by Cino Cinelli, a former professional cyclist. The company is known for producing high-quality road, track, and urban bicycles, as well as a range of bicycle components and accessories.
Cinelli has a long history of innovation in the bicycle industry. In the 1960s, the company introduced the first aerodynamic handlebars, and in the 1970s, it was among the first manufacturers to produce lightweight aluminum frames.
In addition to its technical innovations, Cinelli is also known for its distinctive aesthetic style. The company has collaborated with numerous designers and artists over the years, creating bold and unique designs that have become iconic in the cycling world.
Today, Cinelli is owned by Gruppo Srl, an Italian company that specializes in cycling products. The brand continues to be a favorite of professional and recreational cyclists alike, and its bicycles and components are sold in cycling shops and online retailers around the world.
In our world of recycled and over-familiar graphic devices, UK illustrator Stevie Gee splashes his singular vision of a tweaked reality over every medium he can. Antonio Colombo has an eye for talent, enough to invite him back to decorate more Cinelli wares.
OK, here’s one for all the Cinelli fans and Vigorelli riders out there. Brisbane’s Liam O’Donnell came across this Cinelli track frame and while at first glance it looks like a Vigorelli frame, any rider of that model will tell you it most certainly isn’t. Neither will anyone at Cinelli Italy. Of course, the decals…