Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada - burrrrr!
Bikes: 1982 Tomassini, 1963 Peugeot PX10, and eight special issue Canadian lightweights...
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I have owned several similar Chiroda bicycles, both man's and woman's frames. This is an example of the woman's Step Through
that I built up for a lady, a few years ago. This Chiorda has been modified and upgraded in several ways...
Watch out for that splined crank shaft. It, improperly assembled and adjusted, can cause problems.
For the most part, the Chiordas that I have found have been entry level, at best. Be careful with the fork - it is extremely fragile and bends quite easily. Other than that, another Italian offering designed to meet the needs of the entry level enthusiast.
I have heard that there are some pretty nice high end Chiorda bicycles out there, but none have managed to find their way into The Old Shed
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