This iconic logo was designed by my father in the 70’s. The green color was inspired by the green used by Dino Gavina for the bed Vanessa(the most beautiful bed in the world!!!) designed by Tobia Scarpa.
Olympic games are not always an athletic festival. In 1972 during the summer Olympic Games in München, eight Palestinian criminals, members of the terrorist group Black September, took eleven hostages, all members of the Israeli Olympic Team and killed them. One hostage was castrated and abused after he was shot! Take a moment and remember!
Un Campionato del Mondo (1977), un Giro d’Italia (1984), una Milano-Sanremo (1984), due Lombardia (1975-1978), tre Paris-Roubaix di fila (1978-1979-1980), cinque Trofeo Baracchi, etc. etc. etc. Tanti auguri Sceriffo.
A year has passed since the Coronavirus exploded in Europe.
Following those first days of fear and disbelief, it occurred to us that if we wished settle back to work we would have to protect ourselves and those close to us. While scientists were striving to find drugs to fight the virus, we were looking for a way to manage it in everyday life in the short term. Natural curiosity led us to look at the 1920s pandemic, and to discover how the masks of that time were worn with such elegance and simplicity!
Ninety years on, our quest and love for natural fabrics offered the solution. read more…
After 43 years of support at the Tour de France(the French wheel-builder has provided support for all Tour riders since 1977)this will be the first year without the iconic yellow neutral service cars on the roads of the Tour de France and other major races organized by ASO like Paris-Roubaix and Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Yellow was a color, yellow was a mark, yellow was a symbol. Yellow was part of the history of French races. This is the end of a legendary, yellow magic era.