Monday, February 7, 2011

Bianchi Oltre Nero Limited Edition in England

The Bianchi Oltre Nero Limited Edition will only be available in England through Epic Cycles. They have been allocated 40 from the limited edition (I don't yet know the total number of units that will be available worldwide).

Epic Cycles is taking pre-orders now for delivery in April.

The Oltre in Celeste or Red with Campagnolo Super Record has a MSRP of $10,999. How much more is the Nero Limited Edition? Mamma mia. If you have information about the pricing and units worldwide please email me at

What Epic Cycles has to say on their website:
"Bianchi Oltre Nero - preview

Every few years a bike comes along from one of the top manufacturers that really stands out from the pack for its sheer class, desirability and performance - and the Bianchi Oltre Nero is one such bike. Hailed as the best bike Bianchi has ever made, the Oltre Nero has everything you could ask of a true superbike: subtle but stunning looks, sublime ride quality and engineering excellence - but every bit as importantly the Oltre Nero has that real dash of exclusivity that is so rarely seen in the world of mass production.

The Oltre Nero is not a bike that you will see turning up in hoards at sportives or on the local club run, as it is being produced in a single production run in March 2011, with worldwide numbers being carefully limited in order to create a bike that will remain exclusive and collectable for years to come – in fact, the indications are that the Oltre will become one of those rare bikes that increases in value as time passes.

We are delighted to have secured exclusive rights to the Oltre Nero in the UK, and have already started to take our first pre-orders for delivery in Spring 2011. With UK numbers limited to just forty framesets across all sizes, we would advise enquiring early on the Oltre Nero as some sizes are already in very short supply.

In order to make the Oltre Nero even more special and unique to each owner, we will be offering it in with a choice of top level groupsets from Campagnolo, Shimano and SRAM, and with a range of finishing kit and wheel options from some of the finest manufacturers available. Every bike will be carefully assembled to your individual specification in our workshop – and, as with all of our bikes, each purchase includes a free professional fitting session so that we can set it up perfectly for you.

Sample custom specifications will be added here in the New Year, but only to provide some examples - every single component can be selected to suit you personally.

In order to complete the experience of buying and owning an Oltre Nero, a set of exclusive Bianchi clothing will be included with each bike - pictures to follow.

The Oltre Nero is subtle, exclusive and unmistakeably Bianchi – the small flashes of classic celeste against the lovely matte carbon finish with classy deep silver decals set it apart from the crowd and give it a timeless air.

For more information and prices please call 01885 410641, or drop us an email and we'll email or ring you back."

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Related story with more images of the Oltre Nero here.

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