Meet the makers: How Pinarello created the all new X and F series

Pinarello’s bikes are, quite rightly, held in the highest regard by our audience. And we think the people behind those bikes should be too. We meet the people behind the Pinarello F and X series and find out about how these brilliant machines came to be.

A male cyclist riding a red Pinarello F rounds a corner on a mountain climb
(Image credit: Roberto Bragotto)

Pinarello has been making road bikes for seventy years. In this time the Italian brand has become synonymous with winning - it’s racked up thirty Grand Tour victories after all - and in doing so has created some of the most highly desirable race bikes imaginable. 

And therein lies a conundrum. 

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