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    Stella bicycles were made in Nantes, France, since 1909 by the Fountineau family. Named after the founder's mother, Stella made its mark in racing circles.

Updated 11/27/2002

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Left: Bobet, Barbotin & Msrr. Fountineau        Right: Louison Bobet on the cover of a 1955 magazine

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1972 catalog cover... Model SX-73, photos from 1970s Bicycling! magazine....

Model SX-6

Craig Sharp's SX-73 bicycle



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