M. Rossin

In other hilarious news, due to the untimely demise of my Faggin bicycle, I recently purchased a bicycle frame made by M. Rossin, who is an Italian frame builder who apparently went insane late in his career and built bicycles like these (I have no idea why he chose to promote his new design in such a sexist and outlandish way), no joke:

And then there’s the more conventional yet still bizarrely promoted and even more politically incorrect and wrong:
And:
I’m not sure if this was supposed to be a joke or not. It is difficult to find much information about these advertisements apart from the fact that they were included in a calendar produced by Rossin (the man or the company) sometime in 1980s.
And just for good measure, here’s the frame I bought:
Yay!
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