Italian Bicycles - Get to know some of the "less known" Italian mountain bikes manufacturers
Italian mountain bikes
Italy has been known for having great engineers and equipment designers and their bicycle´s industry it is a good example. For several years Italian mountain bike brands were the only ones, besides Canada and USA, to produce high quality mountain bikes with attractive design and technological innovations which are still used today.
Nowadays, the Italian bicycle manufacture business it is still on the vanguard of the world industry and the number of new brands has never stop growing.
There are some Italian bikes companies which most of the world still have not met, sometimes because they are too “young” others because they make very specific products.
Italian bicycle brands
MDE bikes - Handcrafted in Italy
They design and make each and single piece with an extremely high attention for quality. Their main products are high quality custom mountain bike frames specific for each type of use: dirt bikes, cross country, downhill, free ride, enduro and all mountain. They also make high standard mountain bike components.
All parts are CNC machined at their headquarters in Alpignano, Torino, Italy.
They are in this business first of all for passion. For this they spend a lot of time to control the quality of each single part. Perfection is their target.
Team riders submit MDE products to strenuous and prolonged tests. It is believed that this is the best way to develop frame sets and components. Of course, technology is not everything; a good industrial design it is also very important.
Due to this factor it is possible to achieve a final result which marries some sort of technical excellence to "Italian" style.
MDE bikes 2009Click thumbnail to view full-size
MDE bikes rider - Jack Bisi.
They are specialists in "ready to race" full suspension mountain bike and they make complete bicycles for cross country, four cross, freeride and downhill race.
Each year the Ancillotti models are improved and evolved by the continuous feedback obtained through direct participation in races, a distinguishing element in the Ancillotti legacy, be it motorcycles or bicycles.
Their production is targeted at customers that do not settle for mass produced products but who want a reliable, exclusive product of maximum efficiency and performance and 100% Italian.
Ancillotti cyclesClick thumbnail to view full-size
Ancillotti Team ruled the Caldirola DH 2008 competition - Italian Downhill Championships.
Links to their official sites
More italian mountain bike manufacturers:
Very complete catalog from kids bikes to MTB full suspension. (only in Italian)
- Bemmex bike
A name synonymous with cycling and great bicycles since 120 years.
Passion, courage, enthusiasm, but mostly devotion and competency are the roots of Bottecchia success.
- Bressan bikes
Bicycle passion since 1942. (only in Italian)
- Carraro cicli
Progress means passion and commitment for 80 years. (only in Italian)
Road and MTB components with focus on quality and lightweight.
- FRM bikes
Great collection of bike frames and components with high quality standards.
- Hazard bikes
High quality bikes. (only in Italian)
The power of knowledge takes its advantages by going back to the origin of the bicycle science. Titanium and carbon fiber bicycle frames.
- Monolite bikes
Specialists in carbon fiber bike frames building with experience on the aeronautics industry.
- Ovam bikes
Ovam works every day to build high quality 100% Italian bikes. (only in italian)
- Paduano racing
...customize your passion! Titanium and carbon fiber specialists. (only in Italian)
Passoni has been designing and producing titanium bicycles since 1989, real works of art that are known and appreciated all over the world.
- Rig design
High tech road and mountain bikes manufacture. (only in Italian)
Costume-made frames for everyone using the ultimate technology.
Italian identity and style. (only in italian)
- Sintesi bikes (I removed the link because Google believes it can harm our computers... on your own risk - http://www.sintesibikes.com/)
Italian company that first arrived on the scene to challenge the most famous manufacturers, in particular the American ones. With a wide product range (which now includes cross-country, downhill, road and BMX bikes).
- Slyway projects
Slyway mission is guided by steady and intense passion, a powerful attitude toward innovation, design and quality.
Young brand that has from road bikes to Cross-country bikes.
Choose your style!