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Type Private
Industry Bicycles
Founded 1972
Founders Lodovico Falconi
Headquarters Veggiano, Italy
Area served Worldwide
Products Bicycles and related components

ALAN is an Italian bicycle manufacturer.

In 1972, ALAN was the first company to introduce an all aluminum frameset made from aerospace grade aluminum. Just a few years later in 1976, ALAN was again first in developing and manufacturing a production carbon frame made by bonding Torayca carbon fibre composite tubing to cast aluminium lugs, a process still widely used today by many manufacturers.

Over the years ALAN's expertise in frame building, and its reputation for quality led to ALAN frames being ridden to 20 World Cyclo cross Championships, 5 World Track Title Championships, numerous classics wins, as well as stage wins in the Tour de France, Giro D'Italia, and Vuelta De Espana.[1]

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  1. ^ "Short About". Alan Bike Frames. Retrieved 17 June 2011.