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Old 10-01-15, 02:11 PM
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is there a way to tell how old a particular bike is, such as a # on the bike somewhere? Also, does the age matter much with the sale? I have a Bianchi Broadway and want to know the age and worth.
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If you post pictures we can help you with a value, as it depends a lot on condition.

The exact year has little bearing on value but if you look up component dates you should be able to pin it down, which are generally more useful than the bike's serial number.
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Looking at the Components it usually a good start in terms of dating a bike, serial numbers can often be unreliable depending on the manufacturer. I'd check out Vintage Trek and see if you can match any date codes. Others forum members with more knowledge of Bianchi's may also be able to provide you further info.
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Look, a bike breaks down into three basic elements......Frame, Wheels, & Parts...............easiest way to figure out how old a bike is ........Parts.
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Mid-to-late 1980s. Rigid unicrown fork? Taiwanese TIG-welded frame Japanese components. 21-speed with what kind of indexed shifters? Condition of wheels? Condition of frame? Parts original? If you can provide photos and describe these things, you'll know the value.

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Bianchi frames can ususally be dated from the serial number.
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