Cinelli Speciale Corsa Original Road Bicycle 1960s

Cinelli Speciale Corsa Original Road Bicycle 1960s

Rare. Original condition. Campagnolo Record 1st Gen.

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ID 23640
Brand Cinelli
Size 56 cm i
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Description

Since the early 1950s, the flagship model of the iconic Italian manufacturer Cinelli was one model. Known for the remarkable quality, admired for its elegance and treasured by the cyclists for the superb ride. It remained in Cinelli offer exceptionally long. In fact, it is still made to these days. The early versions are highly praised by the collectors and rare.

First presented as Modello S.C. in the early 50s, it later became Super Corsa and eventually Supercorsa. But there was a brief period where some bikes were labeled as Speciale Corsa. Andrea Cinelli, the son of the founder Cino Cinelli claims, that it was simply due to a mishap. The words Super and Speciale were mixed up by the printing company and a large batch of stickers landed in the Cinelli workshop. Waiting for the new ones would hold the production so Cinelli decided to go on with it anyway and the rare version was born.

This Cinelli Speciale Corsa road bicycle from the mid 1960s is one of them. It features the typical details like the chrome pointy lugs or special seat stay cluster, but notable is also the beautiful and smooth fork crown. As if the Cinelli Speciale Corsa wouldn't be rare enough, our piece is still preserved in its original condition sporting the silver paintjob.

It is also equipped properly with the Campagnolo Record groupset of the time, Universal Mod. 61 brakes and of course the full Cinelli set of Campione del Mondo cockpit and Unicanitor saddle.

This bike is a true legend and in sweet original condition and with great parts it is also a dream come true.

Condition Used
The bicycle is in good condition. The frame has no cracks and is not bent. The paintwork and decals are all original with some minor signs of usage like small scratches and abrasions. The bicycle went through a full checkup at Steel Vintage Bikes workshop! All parts were disassembled, cleaned and re-assembled again. The frame was checked for structural integrity and all wearing parts were replaced with new ones. You can expect the bicycle in fantastic riding condition and ready to go for your vintage bike ride.

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Storage BMB 06-17
Brand Cinelli
Product Name Cinelli Speciale Corsa Original Road Bicycle 1960s
Bicycle Type Road Bicycle
On Auction No
Auction AND regular sale No
Frame & Fork Cinelli Speciale Corsa - steel lugged tubing
Rear Derailleur Campagnolo Record
Front Derailleur Campagnolo Record
Shifters Campagnolo Record
Brakes Universal Mod. 61
Brake Levers Universal
Headset Campagnolo Record
Crankset Campagnolo Record; 170 mm; 53/44
Bottom Bracket Campagnolo Record
Seat Post Campagnolo Record
Hubs Campagnolo Record low flange; Regina Oro 5-speed freewheel; 23/13 ratio
Rims Nisi; 700C tubulars
Tires Tufo S33 Pro; 622/24 tubulars NEW
Stem Cinelli; 95 mm
Stem Bar Cinelli Campione del Mondo; 40 cm
Seat Cinelli Unicanitor
Chain YBN classic NEW
Handlebar Tape cotton tape NEW

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Size

Size 56 cm
Seat Tube 56 cm
Top Tube 56 cm
Head Tube 13 cm
Standover 80.5 cm
Calculate my size Recommended inseam length: 82.5 cm - 85.5 cm