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Lino Messori said of himself “I am nobody, but I did a bit of everything.” Born in 1926, in Modena, Italy, Lino quickly became a local fixture both for his incomparable skills and his personality. A master frame builder who also followed a myriad of different passions, spanning from singing with opera legend Luciano Pavarotti to never losing a single boxing match. Lino Messori made 150 bespoke bikes over the span of his career, many of which were very special for the time and still today.
BY: Luca Campanale