Friday, September 23, 2011


Tommasini "Velocista". Click on photos to enlarge.

"Irio Tommasini has spent most of his life around bicycles. In 1948, while still racing as an amateur, he started working on bicycles. His building career started in Milan and in 1957 he started his own business in his home town of Grosseto. By the end of the 60's the Tommasini frames were well respected throughout Italy and were being exported for sale abroad. By that time Tommasini frames were already well appreciated for their fine finishes and true racing geometries. Amateur and professional racers had already been racing and winning on Tommasini's frames. Today, Irio and his employees produce between 2000 and 2500 frames per year with most of them being exported throughout the world."

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1 comment:

  1. Hi, this was once my frame... Unfortunately 2cm too small for me. I wish I kept it just to hang it at the wall though!