The story of the most famous steel tubes in the history of cycling began in 1919 when Angelo Luigi Colombo founded his steelery with the ambition to “to do business in iron and steel and make a fair and honest profit,”.
In the 1930s Colombo created the name Columbus for cycling specific tubes: producing the first reinforced tubes with a tapered thickness made of molybdenum chrome steel in the history of cycling, as well as the first cold-rolled elliptical fork blades.
In 1977 Antonio Colombo separated Columbus from the main steelery A.L. Colombo in order to concentrate solely on high-performance cycling tubing.
The result has been the history of cycling as we know it, from the legendary tubesets Air, Max, SL, SLX, Genius and Spirit tubesets, to multiple Giro d’Italia, Tour de France wins, till Olympic golds and hour records riding with top teams and world class legendary athletes.
Nowadays Columbus is redefining the new generation of the hi-tech hi-performing steel tubing production and development, supporting the heritage craftmanship of framebuilding art from the artisan scale to the mot advanced OE production, completing its offer with the totally renewed Futura carbon forks range suitable for any style of riding.
We all enjoy the ride. Whether commuting by bike to escape traffic or stay in shape, exploring trails and mountains with friends, pushing mental and physical limits in a weekend race, or taking a two-wheeled adventure with the family – the bicycle allows pure enjoyment like few other things in life. At Pedro’s, we are committed to keeping your bicycle running right by offering innovative, unique, and high quality cleaners, lubricants, tools, and accessories that are safe for you, your family, and the environment, so you enjoy today’s ride…and tomorrow’s.
Pedro’s – Enjoying the Ride Since 1989
FULL SPEED AHEAD
Full Speed Ahead (FSA) produces world class bicycle components for road cycling and mountain biking and we support many of the world’s leading road and mountain bike teams.
Our history in the sport, heritage of innovation in design and the manufacturing process is crucially important to us. We’re proud that we constantly invest in our product range to ensure that we provide the very best components possible – for both professional and enthusiast riders alike.
We don’t simply sponsor world-class teams and athletes, we work extremely close with them and use their expertise and feedback to help us develop the next range of products. Our passion, commitment to innovative design, research and development and materials/manufacturing processes ensures the delivery of technically superior components that provide the ultimate performance which riders demand, and all at a competitive price.