One of the legendary brands in Italian lightweight cycling history.

Updated 10.20.2014

"Umberto Dei -
Between Myth and Legend."

by 
Luca De Ponti
translated by G. 
Hollenberg

Copy from a 
Dei advertisement 

  translated by Steven Maasland
 Dedicated   
Umberto Dei web site 
 by Joel Metz

1948 Umberto Dei
"
Mod. Superleggero in original decals and painting.....Simplex derailleur, Umberto Dei hubs and crankset, Universal brakes and a good FNI saddle. We have also a Nanni steel bar and Sheffield pedals. The bike has beautiful hand cast lugs and a special fork  crown in good chrome condition."            Photos by  Luca De Ponti

       

           

               

Photos by  Luca De Ponti

       

             

Martk Campbell's early-mid-1960s Umberto Dei bicycle
Serial number73D2235 stamped vertically on
 the right side of the seat tube below the seat lug.

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