South Salem Cycleworks
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Torelli Bikes and Frames, new old stock and beautiful used frames

We have a few new Torelli frames built by Antonio and Mauro Mondonico in the late 1990s and early 2000s. These frames were built by the masters in their small shop in Concrezzo, Italy. These are steel frames with an extraordinary ride that possess a beauty that only Italian masters can bring to their art. Frames on the page built by Mondonico have been so noted.

Here's a photo gallery and history of this remarkable framebuilding shop

Torelli Frames & bikes posted on this page: 49cm Torelli Foco frameset | 49cm Torelli Corsa Strada | 50cm Torelli Tipo Uno fixie bike | 53 cm Corsa Strada | 54cm Torelli Spada | 54.5 Torelli-Cinelli Project | 56cm Carbonio | 58cm Torelli Countach OS | 60cm Nitro Express EL-OS | 62 cm Torelli Super Strada | 62cm Torelli Countach | 63 Torelli Countach

Torelli 20th Anniversary bike and frames are posted here

Torelli Gran Sasso complete bike: with Mirage triple groupset, 50 cm and 62cm


49cm Torelli Columbus Foco frameset. New, frame $2,399, Torelli Aspect SL carbon fork: $315

49cm seat tube x 52cm top tube

  • All investment-cast conjuctions and rear dropouts.
  • Chrome lugs and rear triangle

Frame part# 94645, Fork part# 94079

Torelli 49cm foco framset

Chrome lugs and beautiful hand-shaped fastback seat stays. Lovely!

49 cm Torelli Foco framset

The cast rear vertical dropouts are sockets for the stays.

Torelli 49 cm foco framset

Front view showing the full carbon Torelli Aspect SL fork painted to match the frame.

49 cm Torelli Foco frameset

Close-up of the investment-cast bottom bracket shell and Columbus Foco tubing decal.


49 cm Torelli Corsa Strada frameset. New. $629 frame, $133 fork

Part# 94481

49cm seat tube x 52cm top tube

  • Columbus Brain OS tubing
  • Tig Welded main joints
  • Investment-cast bottom bracket shell, seat clamp & fork crown
  • Made in northern Italy

49 cm corsa strada frameset

A classic hand-made Italian steel road bike for a very modest price

49 cm Torelli Corsa Strada

From the rear.

49 cm Torelli Corsa Strada

From the front, showing the classic Italian steel fork with its investment-cast fork crown.


50cm Torelli Tipo Uno fixie road bike. New, $850

50cm seat tube x 52cm top tube.

  • Double-butted TIG-welded cromoly frame, straight steel forks with investment-cast fork crown
  • Wheels: Sealed bearing 36-hole Torelli hubs, stainless 2.0 spokes and Alex DA22 rims
  • Hubs are two sided so a freewheel can be mounted on the other side.
  • Riveted leather Torelli saddle with adjustable tension
  • Rack braze-ons
  • Tektro R350 dual-pivot brakes
  • Forged 170 Lasco crankset with 46 tooth ring, 17 tooth rear cog
  • The bike has clearance for fenders

50 cm Torelli tipo uno

A simple, clean, neat bike.

Torelli Tipo Uno

The Tektro calipers are dual-pivot.The leather toe straps are nylon reinforced.

Torelli Tipo Uno

From the back. The rack braze-ons near the top of the seat stays and near the dropouts can been seen.

Tipo Uno drivetrain

The drivetrain. Dropouts are forged. Pedals are aluminum.

Tipo Uno saddle

It comes with a classic riveted leather saddle.


53cm Torelli Corsa Strada complete bike. $2,500, barely used

53cm seat tube x 54cm top tube

  • Full carbon Torelli Aspect SL fork
  • Campagnolo Mirage kit with Mirage 170mm triple crank x 9-speed 13-26, Veloce Calipers
  • Wheels are hand-built with Campagnolo Centaur hubs, Torelli Triumph rims and alloy spoke nipples
  • Seat post is Torelli Bormio, Stem is 3T Mutant, Elite water bottle cages
  • Frame was Tig-welded in a small Italian shop (it is a Torelli, after all) using Columbus Zona Nivacrome triple-butted asymmetrically drawn tubing.

This bike is not new, but it had almost no use before we bought it.

53 cm Torelli Corsa Strada

A lovely example of the Italian framebuilder's art

Torelli Corsa Strada

Front view showing the hand-built wheels and carbon forks

Torelli Corsa Strada

The rider's view.

53 Torelli Corsa Strada

Close-up of the rear triangle

Torelli Corsa Strada

Another view of the drivetrain

Torelli Corsa Strada

Close-up of the head tube. The Torelli Triumph rims have machined sidewalls for ultra-smooth braking

Torelli Corsa Strada

The seat cluster.

Torelli Corsa Strada

Close up of the bottom bracket and Columbus Zona tubing decal. Though the frame is mostly tig-welded, it does use an investment-cast (lost wax) bottom bracket shell.


54cm Torelli Spada framset. New.

54cm seat tube x 55cm top tube

  • Hand-built in Italy, painted with Dupont Imron in the U.S.
  • Columbus Altec II 7000-series aluminum tubing
  • Heat treated after welding
  • Torelli Aspect carbon fork

54 cm Torelli Spada frameset

Beautiful work from Italian artisans

Torelli Spada Frameset

From the rear

Torelli Spada

Front view showing the Torelli carbon Aspect fork

Torelli Aspect fork

The Aspect fork has an aluminum fork crown and steering tube.


54.5 Torelli-Cinelli Project frameset

54.5 seat tube (56 center to top) with 56cm top tube.

In the mid-1980s Torelli Imports developed a close working relationship with the Italian Cinelli firm. Cinelli made most of its money from its handlebars, stems and tape.

But at that time, there were still a few of the famed Cinelli steel frames built in world-renowed Cinelli shop. Torelli founder Bill McGann had made it clear that if there was ever any production capacity available, he wanted Cinelli to produce a Torelli professional frameset.

Around 1985 he did get a call that Cinelli would accept an order for twenty frames to be made by Cinelli with Cinelli cast lugs, BB shell and fork crown and Columbus tubing. McGann visited Andrea Cinelli (son of founder Cino Cinelli) in Milan to make sure the frames would be Cinelli-produced. Andrea assured McGann that the frames would be crafted in the Cinelli Atelier. The result was a consignment of extraordinary frames.

The frame for sale here is the frame McGann took for his own use. McGann says it is one of the two finest-riding frames he has ever had the pleasure of riding. He rode it until Antonio Mondonico made a custom frame for him. The original paint is a crazed and there are a few scratches. But for our asking price of $600, you will not get a better riding bike.

Frame and fork: $600.00

Torelli Cinelli frameset

The frameset has traditional chromed lugs, chainstay, fork crown and fork tips.

Torelli-Cinelli project frame

Front view showing the cast external sloping fork crown. This makes for both a very comfortable bike and a solid steering feel.

Torelli rear triangle

View of the rear triangle showing traditional cable routing.

Cinelli project decals

The seat tube showing the "Cinelli Project" and Columbus tubing decals. It is made with Columbus SL.

Torelli bottom bracket shell

The Cinelli name is cast in the bottom bracket shell, which has lost some of its paint.

Bottom bracket shell

Top view of the bottom bracket shell. Some of the paint crazing can be seen.


Torelli 56cm Carbonio frame
56cm seat tube x 56cm top tube
Frame only $950. Please call for fork price.

Torelli carbonio

This lightweight road frame was made for Torelli by the renowned Alan firm of Padua, Italy

torelli carbonio

Front view showing the aluminum head lugs.

Torelli carbonio

Torelli chose Alan to make its carbon frames because few firms can match Alan's experience in making non-ferrous frames. The firm began in the early 1970s and several world championships have been earned on frames made by the company.


Torelli 58cm silver Countach OS. Lightly used.

58cm seat tube x 58cm top tube.

  • Columbus Brain OS tubing (Cyclex steel with short, differential butts)
  • All investment-cast lugs, fork crown and bottom bracket shell
  • Built in Italy, America Dupont Imron paint
  • Stronglight roller bearing headset
  • Full braze-ons: Shifter bosses, chain hanger, front derailleur boss, pump peg, top-tube rear brake cable stops

58 cm Torelli Countach frameset

Full braze-ons. Tapped, faced and aligned.

Torelli Countach framset

From the rear. The front top tube rear brake cable stop can be seen.

Torelli Countach PS

From the front, showing the Stronglight roller bearing headset.


Torelli 60 cm EL-OS Nitro Express
60cm seat tube x 59cm top tube
Frame $2,079, fork $299
Built in the Mondonico framebuilding shop for Torelli


Torelli 60 cm ELOS framset

60 cm Torelli EL-OS Nitro Express

Torelli EL-OS seat tube

Seat tube detail showing EL-OS seat tube decal

Torelli Nitro Express

Torelli Nitro Express showing lugless fillet-brazed fast-back seat stay attachment. Beautiful!


Torelli 62cm Super Strada. frame & fork. New $900.00

Part# 94569

62cm seat tube x 59cm top tube

  • Columbus Brain three main tubes, Columbus Gara stays and fork blades
  • All investment-cast lugs, bottom bracket shell and fork crown
  • Extensive hand finish work
  • Made in Italy, painted in the US with Dupont Imron

Torelli 62cm super strada

No shortcuts, just classic Italian workmanship.

Torelli 62 cm Super Strada

From the front. A classic sloping external fork crown for a comfortable ride.


Torelli TIG Countach, 62 cm
Frame only, 62cm seat tube, 60cm top tube, $1,250
This late-generation Torelli Countach was TIG-welded in Italy. While most Countach frames were made from Torelli/Columbus 747 tubing, the 62s were made with Columbus Zona Nivacrome tubing to keep the ride quality high, with the thin section of the tubes drawn to 0.5mm.

We have lots of forks, both steel and carbon, in stock to go with this frame.

Torelli 62 cm Countach

Built in Italy and painted in the US. Note the traditional horizontal dropouts.

Torelli 62 cm Countach

Front view. Note reinforcement rings brazed to the top and bottom of the head tube.

Torelli Countach

Torelli Countach rear view. Though most of the frame is Tig-welded, the use of an investment-cast bottom bracket shell makes for a stiffer bottom part of the frame.


Torelli 63cm blue lugged Countach OS. New. $1,250 frame and fork

Part# 94585

63cm seat tube x 59cm top tube.

  • Columbus Brain OS tubing (Cyclex steel with short, differential butts)
  • All investment-cast lugs, fork crown and bottom bracket shell
  • Built in Italy, America Dupont Imron paint
  • Full braze-ons: Shifter bosses, chain hanger, front derailleur boss, pump peg, top-tube rear brake cable stops

Torelli Countach frameset 63 cm

The decals are protected under a clear-coat.

Torelli Countach

From the front

Columbus decal

And it is made from Columbus Brain tubing.