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Dario Pegoretti Bicycles by Dreamride Pegoretti Frames and Complete Bicycles
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Free shipping in the 48 states and to APO addresses. 50% discount international shipping of a frame or bicycle.
New FALZ carbon fork is now in stock!

Wait times for stock sizings are 6 to 7 months and 12 months for custom orders. Call 435-259-6419 for colors and sizings.

Pegoretti Ciavete paintPegoretti Custom PaintWe are happy to offer this cult classic. Dario Pegorini, uh, um, . . . Pegoretti frames are raced (Tom Boonen won the Tour De France green jersey in 2007 on a Marcelo with Specialized logos) and collected by investors who appreciate Dario's artistic talents. If you want to scare your friends on their carbon fiber freakouts, show up on a Pegoretti and take them into fast turns or leave them in a sprint. Steel has advantages. A Pegoretti frame is where those advantages get a fancy paint job.

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Dario Pegoretti began as an apprentice to Luigino Milani of Verona where he helped produce frames for legendary road racers like Roche, Battaglin, Chiappucci, Indurain, Tafi, Cipollini, Ghiroto, Fondriest, and many others. Dario worked in the Milani shop until he moved to his own one-room shop near Trento in 1999. Dario was one of the first to use modern tig welding to produce state-of-the-art steel frames. With two assistants Pegoretti fabricates about 600 frames per year - all by hand. Dario's hand-painted finishes turn each Pegoretti frame into an individual work of art.

Pegoretti tops our list of frames, more than worthy of a top notch build by Dreamride owner, Lee Bridgers. Call Lee at Dreamride if you are interested in a Pegoretti frame meticulously built with magic and humor.

Pegoretti Marcelo Ciavete

FACTORY PRE-BUILT WHEELSETS IN CLINCHER OR TUBULAR ARE OFFERED WITH FRAME OR COMPLETE BIKE PURCHASE. The best choice for a Pegoretti is a handbuilt wheelset with Campy Record hubs, but if you are looking for a Pegoretti with a wheelset from Zipp, Mavic, Campagnolo, Shimano, Bontrager, Fulcrum, FSA or Easton, we offer many factory-built options as part of a bike we build, or in addition to a frame-only purchase. Choose ceramic bearings, aero carbon sets, and various spoke configurations.

Pegoretti Big Leg Emma dropout.
Kits and Grouppos for Pegoretti Frame Builds
Pegoretti Show Bike 2010 HMSLee Bridgers builds up Pegorettis with an artist's touch. He helps you get to a level of exotic beauty and performance appropriate to your frame choice, riding style and budget. It is all about perfect fit on a frame appropriate to your needs AND enhancing the classic beauty of that Pegoretti frame. Colors and patterns in carbon, leather, vinyl, paint and cork are chosen to match and enhance the frame's paint design. A complete Campy group with matching wheelset is the traditional road to take with a top notch Italian frame. Sometimes sticking with the most traditional classic wheelset and gun wall tires is best to just get out of the paint job's way, but sometimes it is just too tempting to be modern and flashy. The idea is to insure the continued value of your Pegoretti as a collectors bike in the future. We will use Shimano or SRAM components if you insist, but Lee will try to talk you into Campy, as Dario would. Italian cockpit components, specifically Fizik (as of 2014), enhance the value of the bicycle down the line, but cosmetic balance sometimes demands more exotic or practical choices. Dreamride Edition wheelsets specifically for Pegoretti frames are custom built for client weight and riding style, constructed from a choice of carbon and aluminum rims, DT spokes and Chris King, DT or Campagnolo Record hubs. Lee takes his time to build up each bike for each client. This begins with careful prepping of the steel frame. He insiders each and every part and its effect on the complete bike's aesthetics, sometimes ordering several components before choosing just the right one for the job. He meticulously constructs a true one-of-a-kind dream bike just for you--taking into consideration your personality and dreams.

Pegoretti Responsorium with Ciavete paint
Pegoretti Frame Models with Retail Pricing
Email or call toll free 1-888-MOABUTAH to order or for info for your specific size and model's availability. While Pegoretti frames are measured center to center, frames are designed with an extended headtube and longer top tube to effectively increase rigidity of larger sizes. As a result of this simple and unique design feature, you will ride a smaller sized Pegoretti when combined to other road bike frames.
Pegoretti Love #3 2008 paint
Love #3 is no longer available, but you can order other models in the paint schemes originally designed for the Love.

Pegoretti Marcelo
"The Marcelo is a very special bike. Just inspires so much confidence. I have taken some corners that I would not dare do on any other bike I own. It just speaks to me, "Come on,... we can do this!" And the tubing is almost miraculous, in its ability to be stiff enough to take a stomping up a hill and also mute the road buzz to a massage level. I am SO thankful that you made me get this frame. I would not have known otherwise that it is a very different ride than the Duende." ~ Eric Anderson

"The more I ride it, the more I love it. I'm officially no longer held back by my equipment. I'm going to go ride it right now. This bike really makes me feel that the sky's the limit." ~ Nate Neufeld


This is the most popular Pegoretti frame, our top road frame at Dreamride. Marcelo is suitable for a wide range of riders and uses. Constructed from oversized Pegoretti Responsorium Caivete paintColumbus "Spirit" tubing, the Marcelo is strong, yet vertically compliant, with hand cut stainless steel rear dropouts and custom drawn rear stays. Comes with an Edge fork. Weight is 3.8 lbs in 54cm. ~ Pegoretti Marcelo frame & fork: $3950 for stock, $4150 for special order

Pegoretti Marcelo Dreamride Edition
Dreamride Edition Pegoretti Marcelo bikes feature Campy parts that suit the frame's Italian roots and your budget. Degrees of light weight and cost are the only issue. Performance and outrageous beauty are guaranteed at all levels. Based on careful combination of parts from the Campy Athena, Chorus, Record and Super Record grouppos, each bike receives attention to the smallest color and texture details and is color-keyed for visual effect. It is best to state your budget limits and special requests from the onset of the process. Wheels, stem, post and bars selected for Pegoretti frames are based on your riding style and weight and graphic compatibility. There is no limit to customization of parts to suit the build. Expect beauty when you open the box or come to Moab to pick up your new ride. Each Dreamride Edition Marcelo is personally built by company owner, Lee Bridgers. The Marcelo is certainly our favorite Pegoretti frame, extremely versatile, allowing us to build it up for recreation or racing. In 2010 the color scheme is Theolonius, a feast of black lines, metaphors for notes on the scale and the piano keyboard with subtle color touches on a white base.

Wild Woman-specific Pegoretti - Dreamride
Duende is a Marcelo front triangle mated to a Palosanto rear triangle, resulting in a very comfortable bike for the long haul. Tubing is "Spirit" cromoly from Columbus. Fork is 1 1/8" Edge carbon. Weight is 3.9 lbs for 54cm. ~ Pegoretti Duende frame & fork: $3350 for stock, $3500 for special order

Pegoretti Big Leg Emma - Dreamride Edition
Now only available as a custom order, "Big Leg Emma" (The name comes from a Frank Zappa tune on the album "Absolutely Free.") is a beefed-up steel frame with huge internally-strutted chainstays for remarkable lateral rigidity, but with surprising vertical compliance for a comfortable ride. This is an effective, efficient pedaling platform for a large or very agressive racer. The horizontal reinforcing struts inside the tubing are added for torque response. The custom tubing is made exclusively for Dario. Fork is an Edge, all carbon. Steerer tube is 1 1/8", frame weight is 4.2 lbs in 54cm. Stock color is orange and yellow with a pea green flair, but since the "Big Leg" is a custom order, take the opportunity to choose personal colors. The bike pictured, built by Lee Bridgers, weighs 17 pounds. ~ Pegoretti Big Leg Emma frame and fork: $5200
Pegoretti Responsorium Ciavete - Dreamride
Pegoretti Responsorium with one-off Ciavete paint jobPegoretti Responsorium with one-off Ciavete paint jobResponsorium is built of stainless steel, the most supple Pegoretti frame. No rust. We still get runs of Responsorium frames in a stock color and stock sizes. Most of our orders are custom, allowing custom paint choices. Choose from the most popular Ciavete (just let Dario do what he wants), any previous Pegoretti paint scheme or the current stock color. Dario insists that no two Ciavete paint jobs be the same. The only real options for Ciavete are a specific base color request or a request for no foul language on the frame. One client was asked what he wanted on the top tube, the client replied, "I don't give a fuck," so when he got the bike "I don't give a fuck" was on the top tube. Ciavete is pictured above and elsewhere on this page. Expect a one year wait from time of order. The Columbus XCr stainless tubing is being extruded solely for Pegoretti. Fork is Pegoretti Falz full carbon, or you can order a steel custom fork to match the frame for $595. Tubing diameters are identical to the Marcelo except chainstays are 2mm less stout. Butted sections are longer and tubing walls thinner, creating an amazingly comfortable ride for riders under 180 pounds. Sorry, the Responsorium is not for big boys! Place your order now. The sooner you get in line the sooner you will have your bike. ~ Pegoretti Responsorium frame and fork: $4950 (Somebody paint) $5350 (Stucco paint) for stock frames for distributor. For special orders: $5200 (Ciavete paint is $780)
Pegoretti Luigino by Dreamride
Pegoretti LuiginoLuigino Special Edition frames are beautifully lugged and available by special order only (you must be patient!--two years until delivery). Columbus Nivacrom EL-OS tubing on frame and fork. Handcut investment cast lugs and commemorative double layer fork crown reminiscent of steel frames of the '50s and '60s. The classic two color paint scheme comes in any Pegoretti colors you desire. Lee and Dario see to your perfect custom fit. As always, components must suit the mood and Luigino components must be retro and, as a result, somewhat exotic and hard to find. Since this is a chrome steel frame, prep for this model requires that machine tools used for chasing and facing be replaced or re-sharpened, and careful attention be paid to paint removal in areas where components meet the paint surface. As a result of the added attention this frame must receive to insure its safety during construction, labor costs are triple compared to other Pegoretti frames. Steerer tube is 1" threadless. Frame weight is 4.5 lbs for a 54cm. This is the frame that got us interested in Pegoretti from the start, a classic that will increase in value over the years. It is the future of the past. ~ Pegoretti Luigino SE-5 frameset with steel fork: $4700

Pegoretti track custom singlespeed Custom Track frames can be fabricated based on the Duende, Love #3 or Marcelo tubesets (same pricing). Forks may be double plate or box crown (Dario's mood). Since track frames are custom orders many paint schemes are available from simple, elegant classic to wild "Ciavete" (Italian for "fuck off") freeform freehand. The example above was modified to include a singlespeed freewheel and Phil Wood high flange hubs.

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The "Day is Done" is a lugged frame with oversized tubing, sort of a cross between a Marcelo and Luigino, developed with Darryl Mccullugh of Llewelln. Larger diameter tubing, like that of the Marcelo, increases effective power transfer. The lug brazing process keeps heat-affected areas of the frame to a minimum, reducing stress risers near the weld. Lugs make your frame repairable when and if you crack or dent a tube or a lug. Lugs are also beautiful and classic, but this is not a retro project as is the Luigino. It has a 90-degree tube at the rear dropouts to give the chainstays more purchase at that junction and a standard sized steerer tube. For more info on this frame, EMAIL.

Pegoretti Responsorium color choices

Pop art that goes fast.

It is a truly an honor to offer a product considered by professionals as the best performing road frame on the planet. Dario Pegoretti's frames are an investment in joy and beauty, combining a passion for art and music with the needs of elite cyclists who demand the best. The frames themselves possess a feel that is literally as good as it gets, but a Pegoretti steel frame is only a beginning, becoming a canvas for pop art that will some day become extremely valuable. Dario Pegoretti is a gifted graphic artist, a rarity in the world of cycling where "kitch" usually suffices for art. Graced with graphic designs that transmit ideas and feelings so vividly, a Pegoretti frame is perfect for a collector. Respect your Pegoretti and have Lee Bridgers, a fine art expert and cycling wizard, build it for you. Your purchase may someday become museum-worthy. Dreamride Pegoretti 2009 Duende Ciavete Pegoretti Responsorium Ciavete Pegoretti Responsorium paint detail

Lee Bridgers and Pegoretti Marcelo Dreamride Edition The accidental artist.

If you want to read what company owner Lee Bridgers thinks of Dario Pegoretti as an artist, click on FINE ART BLOG. You may find it interesting or educational or both. Double plate fork ~ good evening ladies Luigino with Brooks saddle and bar tape Of all the saddle/tape combos we offer the leather-top Brooks Swallow Ti-railed saddle and matching perforated leather handlebar wrap are tops in quality and classic beauty, a perfect choice for a Pegoretti Luigino and welcome option for any high end road bike. It is not just about looks. This is the most comfortable product to put on the bike in places where flesh meets machinery. Pegoretti Luigino in Ferrari red and yellow Pegoretti Responsorium - Dreamride This is Dario Pegoretti! This is Dario Pegoretti! This is Dario Pegoretti! Pegoretti Responsorium Pegoretti Why Not Blue?