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"The Portofino is still my fave bike: comfortable, compliant and fast"

“Still my fave bike. Comfortable, compliant and fast when she needs to be.”

“Just can’t get enough of her steel lugs and how comfortable she is on climbs and descents. Looking forward to more races with her in 2024.”

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“I have ridden my Battaglin Portofino for 7 rides ranging from 20 miles to 72 miles. First, let me confirm the build. I purchased the complete package from you, which included: Campagnolo Record groupset (172.5 crankset); Deda handlebars/stem; Deda setback seat post; Look Keo carbon pedals; Fizik Antares R3 saddle (regular size); Bora WTO 45mm…

“Wow, what a stunning bike! I ordered the Portofino for my Haute Route and Gran Fondo adventures, and I had the pleasure of riding it in the 2023 Haute Route Pyrenees. The Haute Route Pyrenees, one of the world’s most prestigious 5-day bike races for amateurs, took us from Andorra to Pau, with 15,000 meters of elevation…

“To My Friend Alex: In December of 2018, I went on a group ride and saw my friend, Allen McKay, on this stunning bike.   I rode up to him and told him that’s the third different bike I’ve seen you on in the last 3 rides together and that is the most beautiful of the…

“Good morning Alex, I wanted to take a few pictures of my new bike before writing to you… But as soon as I came home from my first ride with the Power+, I couldn’t help but sit down at my desk to tell you about my sensations. FANTASTICA!!! It goes beyond my expectations. The first…

Hello Alex, Giovanni and all the good folks at Battaglin Bikes, My pursuit for a new bike began 4 years ago when an unfortunate collision left my beloved Look 585 in pieces. Once I’d healed, I picked up my 20-year-old steel Serotta and began to think of my next ride. I knew I wanted steel…

Hello Alex, When cycling in Salzburg Salzkammergut, I ride my dream bike from Officina Battaglin. Whether I climb the mountains or descend the hills, I feel that this Portofino was made for me. Long trips over 150 km are the best with my Battaglin. It makes me happy and satisfied… And it definitely draws attention! Thank you…

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