Rome wasn’t built in a day…

…and neither was Nicola’s bike.

After waiting patiently, Nicola picked up his new frameset at Eroica this year. I just received the DVD of photos that he sent after taking a few rides, talk about bike porn. Only in Rome can you find a backdrop like that. A bow of gratitude to the photographer Martina Comuzzi who took the time to immortalize this bike with her great work. Stunning!

As you can see, he didn’t spare any expense in building up the bike. Campy 11v drivetrain topped of with a Pegoretti Falz fork tied in with King NTS classic cups. A mix of time-tested bad-assedness with a modern twist. Nicola is a ti aficionado, having owned various ti bikes over his cycling career. It was another great collaboration, bringing together all the desires he had into one bike.

Congratulations Nicola on your new ride and thanks to you and Martina Comuzzi for the photos!!



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  1. nicola Reply

    Ciao Darren,

    grazie per le grandi soddisfazioni che mi sta dando questa meravigliosa bici. E grazie per tutta la passione che ci metti in tutto quello che fai. Delle belle foto erano il minimo che potessi fare per rendere giustizia ad un tuo capolavoro…già perchè la bici l’adopero io…ma è sempre tua!

    Alla prossima!

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  3. Martina Comuzzi Reply

    E’ stato davvero piacevole e gratificante lavorare per la tua Factory! Martina

    • darren Reply

      Ciao Martina, il piacere e’ stato tutto mio. Grazie per le belle foto che ci hai fatto, sono davvero spettacolare. Se hai un sito o un link ad altre foto non esitare a mandarmilo,ok? Grazie !!

  4. Dave Reply

    Hi Darren,

    Found you through my mate Andy White. Beautiful work! I’m a proud owner of a Pegoretti Marcelo but hope to one day try ti… a visit to Tuscany is certainly a bonus.

    Is the fork on this bike Dario’s Falz? Love the Ciavete collaboration on that bike in your studio too!

  5. Dave Reply

    Hi. Just saw the reference in your post! Stupid me! Have a great day.

    • darren Reply

      Hi Dave,
      glad you like the work. it was great to meet your bud Andy, quite a fun chat we had. next time you’ll have to come over and make the short trip down from L’Eroica and come by for a beer.
      Buona pedalata!!

  6. nicola Reply

    To Dave…yes this is a Falz fork….it’s the first Crisp with that fork on it….i’m proud to be friend of both these two masters (i own a respo and a Luigino…) Ciao!

  7. AceyMan Reply

    Sharp bike, wonderful locale. But too bad for the FAIL.

    Don’t they know it is written…

    Never dost thou photograph thy steed in the small ring.

    Even still, great pics.

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