In 1970... Gipiemme co. is founded by the will of Mr. Giovanni Pappalardo. (in the spelling of the name: GI is for Giovanni, PI is for Pappalardo, EMME is for Milano). in 1978... Mr. Pappalardo founded Tecnociclo Sestesse. e-RICHIE http://www.richardsachs.com
On Mon, 9 Jul 2001 17:59:52 -0700 Monkeyman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> The way I heard it was Gipiemme was started by 3 guys who left
> Campagnolo to start their own company. GPM were the three guys
> initials and Gipiemme was the phonetic spelling of the letters.
> Anybody, know for sure.