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Old 03-10-23, 10:31 PM
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The rear Derailleur is a Suntour ARX, DeOre front de railleur. Brakes. Decompe. O22 decals on fork and seat stem tube. I have pictures not sure where I can post yet. My friend in Spokane states it appears to be in pretty good shape. I was a bit disappointed with the clean up the bike shop did. They charged me $587 for brake and wires. New chain, seat and tires. I dont know if they greased the crank. I working on removing the small amounts of rust. I retired so just getting into biking.
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Ishiwata 022 is more than decent tubing.
If it fits (looks like at most a size 54 to me) an excellent introduction to the hobby.

While admittedly I have no idea of the going rate in Dallas bike shops, or any bike shop at all for that matter, I think that you overpaid for the work they did.

Regardless, I wish you many happy hours in the saddle.
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Kon'nichiwa, Ciao

Originally Posted by Flytalk17
...I have pictures not sure where I can post yet....g.
Congratulations, you already have an Album to which you can post photos, as @Mackers has already discovered,

And you are the owner of what appears to be a Japanese built Bianchi from the '80s.

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It looks like a nice bike.

Not sure what your question is since you have already had a shop fix it for you
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