Bike gifted to the Pope by Egan Bernal goes up for auction

The Pinarello Dogma F12 is expected to fetch €30,000 in an online auction

Pinarello in Argentina national flag colours
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Less than three years after he received it as a present, Pope Francis’s special edition Pinarello has gone to auction. 

The bike, a Dogma F12, was gifted to the Pope by Egan Bernal following his Giro d’Italia victory in 2021. It is coloured in the national flag of the supreme pontiff’s native Argentina, and equipped with a Shimano Ultegra groupset. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.