Extended I Headspace Design The helmets decorated by Stefano Barzaghi for cycling champions

Given the interest shown for the exhibition inaugurated in early June, it was decided to extend the opening until the end of August.

Headspace Designs is promoted and cureted by Ghisallo Cycling Museum Madonna del Ghisallo Foundations, in cooperation with Stefano Barzaghi designer (Barzadesign), loved by two-weeled athlets but not only. The exhibition presents artistic helmets thanks to this generous lenders. Headspace Designs parades the helmets of: Alessandro Ballan, Marta Bastianelli, Samuele Battistella, Daniele Bennati, Paolo Bettini, Alberto Bettiol, Gianpaolo Caruso, Sonny Colbrelli, Murilo Fischer, Filippo Ganna, Enrico Gasparotto, Barbara Guareschi, Vincenzo Nibali, Giacomo Nizzolo, Mikkel Honorè, Alexander Kristoff, Stefan Kung, Matej Mohoric, Gianni Moscon, Luca Paolini, Domenico Pozzovivo, Joaquim “Purito” Rodríguez, Matteo Sobrero, Attila Valter, Giovanni Visconti, Elia Viviani.

Barzaghi’s exhibition also gives the opportunity to talk about a precious accessory for cyclists. It makes us reflect about protection and security, important messages for the security of racers and everyone who bikes.

There are more than 70 helmets designed with great craftmanship and creativity by Stefano Barzaghi. The exhibition was realized thanks to the pictures by Sprint Cycling agency of Roberto and Luca Bettini, always great friends of Ghisallo Cycling Museum.

Great friend and champion Luca Paolini will also be present at the inauguration. For Luca, Stefano designed his first cycling helmet.

The exhibition is sustained by BCC Bank Brianza e Laghi of Alzate Brianza, and is part of the calendar of initiatives for the Foundation 70s birthday.

Since July, the exhibition has been renewed thanks to the confirmed collaboration with Pinarello who lended to the museum Filippo Ganna’s bicycle used in the 2021 season, the Bolide TT.


He is the quintessential designer of champions. Born in Como, currently living in Switzerland, Stefano Barzaghi (1970) is the first artist to bring in the cycling world the practice of customization, already well known in the motorcycling and motoring worlds.

Customized helmets and bikes with glitter and gold are his distinctive features. These are the ingredients for his helmets, ready to become works of art. Barzaghi customized the helmest of many champions, such as Vincenzo Nibali, Filippo Ganna, Matej Mohoric, Gianni Moscon, Elia Viviani, Alexander Kristoff, Daniele Bennati, Samuele Battistella.