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A carefully curated selection of content about the world of custom steel bikes. Discover the latest news about the Officina Battaglin products, get inspired by some truly unique builds to create yours, and get a behind-the-scenes look at Giovanni Battaglin’s racing career.

[VIDEO] Custom road bike build inspirations | #1

Looking for inspiration for your next road bike build?  Here’s a detailed look at one of the most recent custom bikes we’ve built!  The owner is an influential businessman from Hungary, who’s very passionate about cycling. He reserved one of the 70 build slots available for the Officina Battaglin Portofino 2021, the “Edizione Anniversario” (Anniversary… (Read more[VIDEO] Custom road bike build inspirations | #1)

Officina Battaglin will launch the 2022 collection through a virtual event

Officina Battaglin, the Italian steel bike brand founded by the 1981 Giro-Vuelta winner Giovanni Battaglin and his son Alex, has just announced that it will showcase the new bikes of the 2022 collection through a virtual launch event. The 2022 Collection Digital Debut is a high-end professional production that will take place on Wednesday, March 2nd, at 2:00 pm CET.  After… (Read moreOfficina Battaglin will launch the 2022 collection through a virtual event)

[VIDEO] Battaglin bike Owner shares his opinion on the Portofino Disc: “It’s scary how fast it is!”

Want to hear the opinion of a Battaglin Owner on the Officina Battaglin Portofino Disc?  In this video, Orest Massiti from Canmore, Canada, tells everything you need to know about how the bike really rides. A few months ago, Orest and his wife Susan visited us in Marostica during a long cycling trip.  It was… (Read more[VIDEO] Battaglin bike Owner shares his opinion on the Portofino Disc: “It’s scary how fast it is!”)

[VIDEO] Officina Battaglin PORTOFINO reviewed: Owner rides a steel bike in the HAUTE ROUTE 2021

Looking for a thorough review of the Officina Battaglin Portofino?  Then you should hear the story of Carlos Perea, who rode his custom Portofino in the Haute Route, the world’s toughest amateur race! Carlos is an entrepreneur from Mexico. Last September, after the Haute Route, he drove to Italy.  He wanted to visit the Officina… (Read more[VIDEO] Officina Battaglin PORTOFINO reviewed: Owner rides a steel bike in the HAUTE ROUTE 2021)

[VIDEO] This STEEL ROAD BIKE combines modern and traditional styles!

If you like the look of classic Italian steel road bikes but want to enjoy the benefits of the latest cycling tech… This new video is for you.  Today, we take a look at an Italian-made custom steel road bike that gracefully blends modern and traditional styles. So, here’s the story behind this beautiful build.… (Read more[VIDEO] This STEEL ROAD BIKE combines modern and traditional styles!)

[VIDEO] Painting a custom STEEL BICYCLE FRAME: RED cromovelato PAINT with GOLDEN details!

Painting a custom steel bicycle frame just like you want is probably the most exciting step of a custom build project. For Luis, it all came down to working on small details… Which made all the difference in shaping his dream bike. So, here’s the full story of how Alex and the Officina Battaglin team… (Read more[VIDEO] Painting a custom STEEL BICYCLE FRAME: RED cromovelato PAINT with GOLDEN details!)

[VIDEO] STEEL ROAD BIKE featuring ULTRA LIGHT carbon wheels: the Lightweight Meilenstein EVO Schwarz Edition!

Today, we take a look at a custom steel road bike assembled with the marvelous Lightweight Meilenstein wheels. Mario, the owner, is a businessman from Milan. After owning several carbon bikes, he was looking for a custom steel bike to treasure until the end of time. His dream bike was the Officina Battaglin Portofino with… (Read more[VIDEO] STEEL ROAD BIKE featuring ULTRA LIGHT carbon wheels: the Lightweight Meilenstein EVO Schwarz Edition!)