Bolide TT wins the ADI Compasso d’Oro International

The world’s most prestigious design award was given to Fausto Pinarello in Milan on Friday, December 1st, at the Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci. The theme of the 2017 edition was: “Sport, performance and innovation”.

Fausto Pinarello: “We designed the Bolide TT win one main goal: making the World’s fastest Time Trial bike, working on every single detail. Today I’m very proud to receive this award as product design is always at the heart of all our creations. Because first of all, a Pinarello bike must create emotions.”

Bolide TT is one of the latest projects of the Pinarello Lab, co-developed with Team SKY, and has already become a new reference for the TT bikes segment. Bolide TT is the perfect match between design and functionality: aerodynamics, lightness, stiffness and aesthetics are part of every single piece and create a unique and recognizable shape.

 Designed by details:

The frame is made with Torayca T1100 carbon fiber, originally used by the aeronautic industry, ensuring an absolute stiffness and a massive weight reduction. A cautious analysis of the aerodynamic impact of each component led the Bolide TT to become a concentrate of innovations, all oriented to reduce the air drag:

  • Fork’s dropouts with airfoil section, directly declined from Bolide HR
  • Sloping top tube with an optimized airfoil section
  • New optimized downtube for water bottle aerodynamic integration
  • Twin Force seatpost clamp
  • Rear brake cover optimized for mixing the airflow between the internal and external flow

 Designed for champions:

The Bolide TT is first of all a bike designed to win the Time Trial races, and the 2017 results are the best proof to confirm the superiority of the bike in all categories:

  • Prologue Tour de France: Geraint Thomas (Team SKY)
  • Time Trial stage Vuelta a España: Chris Froome (Team SKY)
  • Women’s Junior World Championships: Elena Pirrone (Italia National Team)
  • Women’s Junior European Championships: Elena Pirrone (Italia National Team)
  • Bike Course Record at Ironman Kona: Cameron Wurf
  • Men’s Italian Championships: Gianni Moscon (Team SKY)
  • Men’s Polish Championships: Michal Kwiatkowski (Team SKY)
  • Men’s Under 23 English Championships: Scott Davies (Team Wiggins)

 Bolide TT is available in 4 sizes and is UCI approved, to be used in all international competitions.