Adam at Cycle Exif has a knack for finding some pretty outrageous bicycles, in my opinion this one takes the cake. The frame was built by Dario Pegoretti for Tiziano Zullo (what?!), as for those wheels, Campagnolo Vento rims laced with gold titanium nitrite bladed spokes to 1940’s Airlite hubs, filled and re-drilled to be 20 hole and 24 carrot gold plated spindels. Dumb. I won’t bother with any more details, but if that isn’t enough to make you check out this post, I don’t know what is.
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If you haven’t check out Mobius Cycles on Flickr you’re missing out on some great photos, here’s their latest set of fine looking Serotta Concept, check out some more below.
Just look at that steer tube, I’d feel bad pretty bad taking a saw to that.
“This is a custom ordered Formigli “Classic” steel frameset. The lugs are real gold. Formigli works with a jeweler in Florence who after meticulously preparing the lugs dips them in 24k gold. Of course, the frame can be ordered with chromed lugs.”
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