Classic & Vintage - Vintage Bianchi Model
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09-22-07, 08:31 AM
A friend of mine recently gave me a 90s vintage 12 speed Bianchi Road Bike for trade. Most of the decals are missing so I have no idea what model it is. I was told it was the last year they made steel frames before they started making them in Taiwan. I love the bike but would like to know what it is. If anyone knows please share your information. Please check out my bike pics here, and thanks!
09-22-07, 11:04 AM
Hard to say without some more info. Is there a frame tubing decal anywhere? The Shimano 600 group would tend to indicate a nice upper mid-range model. I thought 600 became Ultegra in the late 80's though. The downtube shifter and 600 components make me think late 80's but I don't know. When did Shimano go to STI?
09-22-07, 12:17 PM
No idea what model, but go here (http://www.fa-technik.adfc.de/Hersteller/Shimano/Gruppen.html#92) to match the components and get the year.
09-23-07, 10:53 PM
Could be a Bianchi Limited with Ishiwata Cr –Mo, like this (scroll fro pic)...
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