Ottavio Bottecchia (San Martino di Colle Umberto 1 August 1894 – Gemona del Friuli 15 June 1927) is a legend of the cycling world, entered in the history for being the first Italian athlete who won the Tour de France on 1924, wearing the yellow jersey of the Tour from the first to the last stage. Ottavio Bottecchia was able to crown a magnificent sporting carrier full of successes and goals which brought prestige to the Italian cycling all over the world.
More than 100 years ago, from the direct collaboration with the champion Ottavio Bottecchia, the brand Bottecchia was born, now recognized and undisputed landmark in the cycling world.
Since one century Bottecchia bicycles achieved the big public all over the world with its design and its technological innovations. With its brand, Reparto corse, Tempo Libero, BeGreen and Graziella, Bottecchia cicli offers a complete range of bicycles, from racing models designed for professionals, to elegant two wheels projected for daily use in the city, up to the electric line to satisfy the needs of ecological mobility. On 2012 Bottecchia cicli grows and increases thanks to the arrival of the new Graziella, which recall in modern and technological way the legendary folding bicycle, icon of the ‘60s Italian economic boom.