22 Via Poggi,
Celle Ligure (SV), Italia
1939, after Guiseppe Olmo's retirement, he began his
bicycle making firm in Celle Ligure. The company
is still in production today. Giuseppe, nicknamed"Gepin",
with brothers Franco, Giovanni and
industries producing plastics for the automotive,
furniture, footwear, textiles and thermal insulation.
Spa has produced many bicycles in it's long history
and has been called "The Schwinn of Italy". But,
as with the Schwinn Paramount, Olmo has also produced
some very refined high end models.
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November 22, 1911 – March 5, 1992
From 1936 Cycling Magazine