Officina Battaglin's new steel Portofino Disc is simply stunning

The first steel frame in the world to have proprietary oversized lugs now gets discs

Giovanni Battaglin is a name many associate with some of the most heroic racing efforts of the 70s and early 80s, including an epic Vuelta/Giro double in '81. Soon after that success, the rider started building custom Battaglin steel bikes for pros and the general public alike.

Decades moved on and Giovanni's production crew grew, with his son Alex coming on board alongside others. The brand been responsible for some of the most beautiful bikes ever created, in our opinion - and this includes the new Portofino Disc.

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