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  • The Ragona Cycling heritage

    The Ragona Cycling heritage

    The Ragona Cycling heritageRoberto’s passion was ignited by his father Sante who owned a cycling accessories business in Badia Polesine . At the age of 11 Roberto finished his studies and started to work by his side, both learning the tricks of the trade and meeting many famous Italian cycling champions.

  • The Cicli Elios CLUB

    The Cicli Elios CLUB

    Over the years we have made many new friends who have ridden our bicycles.
    Here is a selection of our close friends that you have heard of: Francesco Moser (Famous Italian Cyclist) Giulio Rapetti Mogol (Italian song writer) Emilio Fede (Italian Television VIP) Paolo Belli (Italian singer) Luca Carboni (Italian singer)

  • Gruppo Glorie Ciclismo – Triveneto

    Gruppo Glorie Ciclismo – Triveneto

    Roberto Ragona has played a leading role in the development of cycling in Veneto Province. Every year the most leading cycling figures gather to discuss the past, present and the future

Professional Principle:
we work to manage and nurture relationships with our customers and suppliers, following the highest professional Italian standards and working diligently to gain the respect of many cycling realities.

 

Working Environment:
In order to assemble high-quality Italian cycles it is important that your team is content and stimulated to contribute to the growth of your company. Cicli Elios has always taken great care and pride in all of its staff, treating each as a member of the family!

 

A special relationship with our Elios Retail partners:
We exclusively trust our highly qualified personnel and pay attention to the needs of each customer, guaranteeing the best assistance and attention to their requirements. Each order is followed from order confirmation to consignment’ to your shop.

 

Vigorous Quality Testing :
Our company is composed of designers, technicians and professionals who work together as a team in the time, modes and methods defined by the management system in compliance with the Italian law, with the field’s technical norms, with the constant search of the best performances to guarantee a high-quality product.

 

Research and Design:
Cicli Elios was a trendsetter in the past and continues to the present day. Elios is a mix of the latest available innovations and Italian design, and for this reason our r&d department continues to develop new technologies and ideas to increase customer satisfaction with innovative and avant-garde projects.

Our History

 

1940’S – The Roots of the Ragona Cycling Dynasty Roberto’s passion was ignited by his father Sante who owned a cycling accessories business in Badia Polesine At the age of 11 Roberto finished his studies and started to work by his side, both learning the tricks of the trade and meeting many famous Italian cycling champions.

 

1951 – The Birth of Cicli Elios After having worked and learnt from his father since the 1940’s Roberto decided to create his own small workshop in via Roma,65 Badia Polesine ,Veneto, Italy producing 1 to 2 bikes daily.

 

1962 – The first industrial Revolution Roberto and his wife Gabriella, thanks to many years of perserverance and sacrifice, decide to expand and setup their first factory in via Carmignola, Badia Polesine – Veneto.

 

1980’S – The Cicli Elios project expands yet again With constant demand for their assembling skills from the leading Italian bicycle brands , and the desire to launch it ‘s own line , Cicli Elios moved to Via Galileo Ferraris, Badia Polesine (their present location).

 

1990’S – The Record Years In these marvellous years Cicli Elios averaged an anual production of approximately 40,000 bicycles. Also The company won the prestigious title of the’ Best Cycling Company In Veneto’. The region which is the Heart of the Italian Cycling Industry.

 

2001 – Cicli Elios 50th Anniversary The Ragona Family celebrates 50 glorious years in the Cycling trade, respected and known all over Italy for it’s quality and assistance.

 

2019 – Cicli Elios snc becomes Cicli Elios Srl.

 

Ora/Now –  After the Global pandemic in 2020, the world changed drastically. Cicli Elios has evolved into a smaller yet smarter production in the Veneto area focussing on the sustainable cycling and tourism sectors.