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Old 02-19-13, 08:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Snydermann View Post
What the heck is a Volpe? I had to look it up, it means fox in Italian.
I am purely speculating here but I think Bianchi called it Volpe aka Fox, becuase of the cunning design of this fabulous sleeper. disguised as a mild mannered touring bike, it isn't until you get close and see the knobbie tires that the true nature of the great machine become obvious. The Volpe is a machine you can commute on all week, take on fast group rides on Sunday and then either use a lite touring bike for a cycling vatation, or get lost on the vast dirt roads of the midwest.

Just to tease thestoutdog here is my '86 the bike that launched the hybrid.

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Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape
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