January 24, 2021

Traguardo Volante. Columbus and Cinelli: art and bicycle | Antonio Colombo

COLUMBUS CONTINUUM continues the exploration of the eclectic character of Columbus, the Italian metallurgy firm specializing in the production and shaping of metal tubing and its various applications, presenting the third exhibition of the centenary celebrations on 24 September: Traguardo Volante. Columbus e Cinelli tra arte e bicicletta (Flying Finish Line. Columbus and Cinelli: art and bicycles), curated by Luca Beatrice.

In the dictionary of cycling, traguardo volante means an intermediate passage along the route of a race; the first rider to cross it will not necessarily win the race, but will obtain bonus seconds, a particular prize and perhaps, as in the past, some typical local foods.
With this forceful and in some ways light-hearted image, the final stage of the route is reached, on the way to the definitive finish line. A race on two wheels and two legs to celebrate the centenary of a legend of Italian

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