Wilier Triestina Bicycles

    Dating from 1902 until 1952, then from 1969 to the present.
    The Wilier Triestina name is based  upon Italian nationalism.  Wilier is derived from "W", which in turn is used as a as shorthand for "Viva", as in "W il Giro."  For instance,  "W l'Italia liberate e redenta" translates as  "Long live Italy, liberated and redeemed."
 
   Triestina is a tribute the city of Trieste.
               
        
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Updated
10.3.2014
 

1940s(?) WILIER
Frame is copper plated, which became the traditional color
scheme for the Wilier professional team bikes after World War 2.

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Wilier Pista
Pictures courtesy eBay seller cacarpeni


        
           

 Late 1970s Wilier


          
            
           

Late 1970s~early 1980s Wilier
as seen being ridden in 2007 L'Eroica in Gaiole Italy

     
        

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