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Lot No. 17


RIGI / Bici Corta


RIGI / Bici Corta - Bicycles from the embacher-collection

DATE: 1979
COUNTRY: ITALY
WEIGHT: 9,6 KG / 21,12 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 55 CM / 21,7 INCH
GEARS: 2 x 6, CAMPAGNOLO RALLY
CONDITION: 2 - 3
- "Bici Corta" means "short bike"
- indeed 6 centimetres (2 3/8 inches) shorter than a conventional racing bike
- Its wheelbase measures a mere 95 centimetres (37 1/2 inches)
- a short wheelbase offers a near-perfect manoeuvrability
- the stainless steel frame used aerospace tube technology
- a special silver solder connects the joins
- manufactured by Rima
- in 1979 nominated for the "Compasso d Oro" - an award for excellence in Italian design
- the number of this bicycle is 2
- with the purchase of the Rigi bike the whole story of the Embacher collection started

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN
- Smart Move - Cyclepedia - A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs - Cyclepedia - Application

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Jun. 08 - Biorama Mar./Apr. 13 - The Ride Issue 6 - Simple Things Mai 13 - Tour Apr. 08, Timeless Sep. 08

EXHIBITIONS
- Museum Absam 2011 - Museums Quartier Vienna 2006

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
lettering - rigi: chrome in good condition, slight traces of use

Gears:
good condition

Tubes /Tyres:
porous but in good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
good condition

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer

19.05.2015 - 18:00

Realized price: **
EUR 2,000.-
Starting bid:
EUR 800.-

RIGI / Bici Corta


DATE: 1979
COUNTRY: ITALY
WEIGHT: 9,6 KG / 21,12 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 55 CM / 21,7 INCH
GEARS: 2 x 6, CAMPAGNOLO RALLY
CONDITION: 2 - 3
- "Bici Corta" means "short bike"
- indeed 6 centimetres (2 3/8 inches) shorter than a conventional racing bike
- Its wheelbase measures a mere 95 centimetres (37 1/2 inches)
- a short wheelbase offers a near-perfect manoeuvrability
- the stainless steel frame used aerospace tube technology
- a special silver solder connects the joins
- manufactured by Rima
- in 1979 nominated for the "Compasso d Oro" - an award for excellence in Italian design
- the number of this bicycle is 2
- with the purchase of the Rigi bike the whole story of the Embacher collection started

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN
- Smart Move - Cyclepedia - A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs - Cyclepedia - Application

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Jun. 08 - Biorama Mar./Apr. 13 - The Ride Issue 6 - Simple Things Mai 13 - Tour Apr. 08, Timeless Sep. 08

EXHIBITIONS
- Museum Absam 2011 - Museums Quartier Vienna 2006

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
lettering - rigi: chrome in good condition, slight traces of use

Gears:
good condition

Tubes /Tyres:
porous but in good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
good condition

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer


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Auction: Bicycles from the embacher-collection
Date: 19.05.2015 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 09.05. - 19.05.2015


** Purchase price incl. charges and taxes

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