Here's what our fellow cyclists said about riding the Officina Battaglin custom steel bikes

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"I will be the peloton’s highlight for at least 6 months because of this beauty!"

“Dear Alex & Dario,

I have received the Power+ EVO safe and sound, and I’ve just finished assembling it. 

I put on the Ultra WTO 45 with GP5000 continental 25-mm tires, bike computer mount, carbon bottle cage, and Xpedo pedals.

Surprisingly it weighs 8.13kg… Which is not bad at all for a steel bike. Wow… It’s even lighter than my Titanium Moots RSL, with approximately the same specs.

I found this bike to be very quiet. Smooth and comfy. Regardless of the wheelset, the frame reduces and absorbs vibrations quite nicely.

Well done, Alex and Dario.

I believe that by just changing the crank, it would be easy to go below 8kg – 7.8kg is feasible without any major effort.

It’s great to have this Power+ EVO. I will be the peloton’s highlight for at least 6 months because of its beauty!

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