Bianchi - Bike Attack's bestselling bike brand - is the world's oldest bicycle manufacturing company still in existence, recently celebrated it 129th anniversary in 2019.
It was in the year 1885 when Edoardo Bianchi, then 21 years old, started his enterprise as a bicycle manufacturer in his little shop in Milan, at via Nirone.
In 1913 he invented the front brake system;
In 1914 Bianchi was a famous and reputed manufacturer: in just one year, production settled on extraordinary figures: 45.000 bicycles, 1.500 motorbikes and 1.000 cars.
Bianchi's successes in the sport went along with those achieved at industrial level and the 'celesicycles kept winning all around the world.
In 1982, Bianchi launched on the European market the "BMX": special bikes designed mainly for youngsters to perform off-road acrobatic feats and thus set a trend.
1984 was the year of the "Mountain bike", the off-road bicycle designed in cooperation with Bianchi USA.
Though without losing sight of the on-road competitions, Bianchi focused on mountain bike challenges.
In 1995, Bianchi re-engineered in-depth its city bike models through the "City Project" aimed to equip them, for the first time ever, with avant-garde frames, built according to the most updated ergonomic parameters.
Since May 1997 F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi is part of Cycleurope A.B. group, the Swedish company of the Grimaldi group, known as the worldwide most important holding in the cycling sector.
The brands of the Bianchi group (Bianchi, Legnano, Puch and Chiorda) have met those of Cycleurope (Monark, Crescent, DBS, Kildemoes, Everton, Micmo, Gitane) to constitute a unique network in the two-wheel market.
Today Cycleurope can implement the most advanced operative synergies involving prestigious European companies, amongst which Bianchi represents the flagship brand.The strategic investments of the group aim at two outstanding targets: the development of a highly-advanced product and the establishment of Bianchi brand on international markets.
PopularBianchi Bicyclesinclude theBianchi Pista, known as a super-light and fast track bike, andBianchi’s Cortina—a sport model known for its comfort when city-riding. Bianchi makes the finest road bikes, city bikes, mountain bikes, track bikes, kids bikes and electric bikes. Whether your type of bicycling includes road cycling, fixies for the track, off-road cycling, mountain biking, or bike racing in cross-country or cyclocross races, Bianchi has a model that’s just right for you that’s been made with a scrupulous eye for detail and deep Italian pride. When seeking the finery of European bicycles, including limited-edition frames and custom creations, browse here at Bike Attack’s online bike shop, which stocks a robust line of popular and specialty Bianchi bike models. Bike Attack Playa Vista is the biggest Bianchi Flagship store in the US showcasing over 100 different Bianchi models at all times and services the areas: Playa Vista, Los Angeles, Culver City, Venice, Mar Vista, Beverly Hills, Redondo, Hermosa, Inglewood, Hawthorne and Playa Del Rey.