Bike of the Month – July 2020
July’s Bike of the month is from well known bicycle photographer and mechanic Andrea Virgillito. When not out riding or photographing bikes Andrea works for 360 Cycles in Clontarf right beside the cycle path to Howth.
This bike was originally in Turin but was brought to Dublin by the owner.Dublin
Bicycle Make: Sannino
Bicycle model: Contre la Montre
Date of Manufacture: 1980
Frame has Crono geometry for 700c/650c wheels. Oria tubing. Campagnolo Super Record full groupset. The cranks are the ultra rare non fluted version. Campagnolo Zonda wheel set 700c rear, 650c front. Vittoria rubino/zaffiro tyres. San marco concor white saddle. 3t stem -3t Moscow bullhorn / Cinelli handlebar tape.
Sannino was a well known brand back in the 70’s/90’s.
Based in Turin, Italy, they use to cooperate with Galli/Stronglight.
The original shop was in different locations during their lifetime but they ended up at the workshop based in the Fausto Coppi Velodrome.
In their final years Sannino were acquired by Corratec, a German Bike company.
As is with the blue of Gios, the thick red paint is one of their trademark features.
The Super Record brake levers were modified in order to fit internal routing cables which tidies up the handlebars and leaves no loose cables.