It’s a given that Italy is known for beauty and leisure. The manufacturer, Abici, combines these two in their line of classically inspired bicycles. The website tells the story of the company’s history as:
“Three friends in the Lombard/Emilian province and a passion born in a tavern, between a bottle of “lambrusco” and a “tortelli” course. This is how the ABICI idea was born.
Giuseeppe Marcheselli, Stefano Seletti, Cristiano Gozzi started from old 50’s catalogues of an italian artisan and they began to dream of a prototype, trying to imagine a bicycle without frills and adding simple hi-tech details, the bicycle in its pure and naked form”
Right now, the only company I find selling them in the US is Copenhagen Cyclery in Chicago. The perfect compliment to an espresso and outdoor patio. Let’s hope they arrive in Oak Cliff soon.