Guerciotti

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Guerciotti Export S.r.L.
Industry Bicycles
Founded 1964
Founder Italo & Paolo Guerciotti
Headquarters Milan, Italy
Number of locations
1 factory/showroom
Area served
Worldwide
Products Super Record, Khaybar, Ares
Website http://www.guerciotti.it/

Guerciotti are an Italian company that produce cyclocross, road, time trial, track and mountain bikes. Their top racing bikes "exemplify the Italian racing bicycle paradigm".[1]

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1964 outside Milan, Italy, by brothers and former cyclocross racers, Paolo and Italo Guerciotti, with advice and assistance from Cino Cinelli.[1] In 1976, Guerciotti began sponsoring professional road cycling teams, supplying bikes to the Fiorella Mocassini team. In the following years, teams such as Fiorella Citroen, Magniflex Fam Cucine, Santini Selle Italia, Alfa Lum cycling team, and Dromedario Sidermec road Guerciotti bikes. During this period, the Magniflex Fam Cucine team won 5 stages in the 1979 Giro d'Italia, and finished 3rd overall with Bernt Johansson.[2]

In 1977, Paolo Guerciotti founded the GS Guerciotti cyclocross team. This team would go on to enjoy incredible success, winning two professional and seven amateur world championships.[3]

In 1984, Antonio Mondonico became a partner and supervised the production of about 2,000 frames a year. However, the partnership with Mondonico ended in 1989.[4]

Current range[edit]

Guerciotti continues to produce bicycles in the traditional manner using steel, carbon fibre and aluminium.

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