Introducing the Portofino: Where Timeless Craftsmanship Meets Modern Performance Experience the perfect fusion of tradition and innovation with the Portofino, the world's first steel f...

Introducing the Portofino: Where Timeless Craftsmanship Meets Modern Performance

Experience the perfect fusion of tradition and innovation with the Portofino, the world's first steel frame designed with proprietary oversized lugs to accommodate the renowned Columbus HSS tubing and a tapered steerer. This unique combination is the key to the Portofino's exceptional ride quality, crafted to perfection by the visionary Giovanni Battaglin.

Unparalleled Riding Comfort The Portofino promises an unrivaled level of riding comfort, allowing you to truly savor every moment of your cycling journey. Say goodbye to the aches and pains caused by road vibrations, even during intense sprints or long rides. The Portofino is your ticket to returning home without discomfort and pain.

Advanced Carbon Fork Our proprietary carbon fork is equipped with a D-shaped steerer tube, allowing for an integrated cockpit and concealed cable routing when paired with an electronic disc-brake groupset. This groundbreaking setup combines modern aesthetics with cutting-edge road bike technology for an unforgettable riding experience.

Personalized Italian Elegance The Portofino invites you to partake in the creation of a truly unique masterpiece. The lugged construction allows for stunning chrome finishing, infusing your Portofino with a distinctive Italian charm. Personalize your frame with a custom paint job or add a nameplate to complement the engraved details. For the ultimate in uniqueness, the cromovelato finish transforms your Portofino into a work of art, with the option to choose from a range of cromovelato colors crafted by Italian experts.

Crafted to Your Specifications When you order a custom Portofino from Officina Battaglin, you'll receive:

  • A custom steel frame meticulously built to your exact measurements in our renowned Battaglin workshop.
  • An Italian-manufactured carbon fork.
  • Head parts for a seamless assembly.
  • Your choice of custom paint or cromovelato finishing from our exclusive selection.
  • An individually numbered plate that makes your Portofino truly one-of-a-kind.
  • A certificate of Authenticity personally signed by the legendary Giovanni Battaglin.

Technical Excellence The Portofino boasts the following technical specifications:

  • Columbus GB81 tubing, custom-built to Officina Battaglin's specifications.
  • Proprietary carbon fork, meticulously crafted in Italy.
  • Proprietary cast lugs, also manufactured in Italy.
  • A 1⅛ to 1¼ tapered head tube for enhanced stability.
  • BSA bottom bracket for traditional enthusiasts.
  • Time-tested, traditional geometry for that classic feel.
  • Available in both rim and disc brake versions to suit your riding style.


Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.


We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

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