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Initially the company name was simply Wilier, an acronym of W Italia Libera and Redenta. Later, in the autumn of 1945, there were still strong popular sentiments towards the tormented city of Trieste to add the adjective Triestina to the appellation. After the Second World War the son of the founder Pietro, Mario, took over the company driving it in the world of competitive competitions, forming its own team that participated in the Giro d’Italia in the editions from 1946 to 1951. At the end of the forties a young runner, Fiorenzo Magni, who became the third man in the Coppi-Bartali dualism winning the Giro d’Italia 1948. In 1950 Ferdi Kübler prevailed in the Tour de France. After a period of inactivity in 1969, the company resumed production thanks to the intervention of the Gastaldello brothers of Rossano Veneto, also in the province of Vicenza near Bassano, who took over the brand. In the seventies, the house became popular again in professional cycling, becoming one of the best Italian bicycle brands. The typical coppery color of the Wilier of the past was taken over with its particular chroming process, which became a symbol of the Venetian house.
The bike presented is in perfect condition, like new. It is set up with a Campagnolo New Record group. Universal Super 68 brakes. Cinelli Giro d’Italia handlebar. Cinelli handlebar stem. Tecno Torino saddle. Nisi gold anodized rims.
Despite the excellent storage conditions, the bike has been revised and is ready to be pedaled.