Italian bike and component manufacturer 3T have announced news of a brazen robbery at their Bergamo headquarters overnight.
With all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster, thieves bored through a 1-metre concrete wall to get to the bikes and carbon components.
Company co-owner Rene Wiertz said that at 6.00am on November 26 around 6 to 8 masked intruders entered the factory building and stole all display & demo bikes.
"If you have any information that might help us to catch the thieves and recover our bikes, please let us know," he wrote.
"Sad day in our office in Bergamo. This morning at 6.00am 6-8 thieves entered our office and robbed all bikes. The thieves drilled a hole through a 1 meter thick wall to enter our warehouse.