A legend of cicling History! Published in the major European bike magazine ROADBIKE for the March issue. (please regard the press-cu red article). Miguel Indurain´s famous Pinarello Banesto Tour de France bike 1994.
The last steel frame winner bike of the Tour (Thereafter Alloy and Carbon took over). Made for Big Mig by the legendary Dario Pegoretti by order of Pinarello. (for Indurain) 4 (frame No 4). Frame No 4 of 84 for the Banesto team. 21 Team members in 1994.
One of his four identical bicycles, ridden during the tour. Indurain used three different saddles. Turbo, turbomatic and turbo pro team. Still in the original condition, just as Indurain had finished his 94 season on it. Equipped with his favored handmade Campy Sigma tubular 32 spoke wheel set.
One bottle cage only, prepared for a short circuit in the late season. The Oria Cromovan frame stickers, presented during the Tour, were removed due to sponsorship cutoff. The mark is still visible on the seat tube. The bicycle was lost for 23 years.
Due to the reference of a former Banesto staffer it could be relocated in 2017. Indurain had donated it after the 94 season.As a lottery jackpot to a charity event in his home region in Tudela, Navarra. The winner, a Lady from the neighborhood, proudly preserved the bike in her home for the next 23 years. (Please regard the little press cutting from the local newspaper). In the absence of a descendent she gave it away finally. He signed it and confirmed its authenticity. The Race Number is replaced. It is published in the major European bike magazine ROADBIKE for the March issue. Top tube 59.5 x 59,5 cm c-center. Complete 8 speed Campagnolo C Record Group with Time pedals. Crank arms 180 mm Big Mig´s standard length.
I did my very best to describe this masterpiece. Please look at the pictures. Protected in a special box. The item "Miguel Indurain Pinarello Banesto original Tour bicycle 1994 Campagnolo Record" is in sale since Wednesday, February 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Cycling\Vintage Cycling\Vintage Bicycles".The seller is "radmatrose" and is located in Stuttgart. This item can be shipped worldwide.