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Old 10-09-09, 01:36 PM
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Another “Help ID my Bianchi” thread

My newest old bike.

I mentioned this in a couple ongoing threads but my “thread killer” mojo seems to be on, so here goes again!



Many thanks to bianchigirll who suggested it might be an Eros. Could be … but the color is not "slate" I don't think.

Here are a few details about it:

- Serial number: A404761 (the 0 is hard to read - could be a D, 8, 9?).

- Rear dropouts have T124 (?) stamped on them.

- No tubing sticker. (DT sticker says "Campagnolo Equipped")

- Mostly Chorus with a Dura-Ace headset. But the build offers few clues. Prior owner got it as frameset + headset and built it up.

- 8-cog cassette.

- Oversized/ovalized downtube – round at head tube, horizontal oval at BB.

- Internal cable routing in top tube.

- Sparkly silver metallic paint. Black pinstripe on top of TT and back of seatstays.

- Weighs 22-23 lbs as pictured.


I have no idea what kind of Bianchi it is ... does anyone?

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Old 10-09-09, 02:18 PM
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Probably a mid/late 90's model. The seat stays are in a fastback configuration. The fork is a unicrown.

Can you show some pics of exactly how oval that downtube is?
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it might be repainted but near as I can tell it is a '92 or so likely a Tange infinity frame. doe it look like maybe it was repainted around the luggs?
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
it might be repainted but near as I can tell it is a '92 or so likely a Tange infinity frame. doe it look like maybe it was repainted around the luggs?
I don't think I see any signs of repainting ...

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Can you show some pics of exactly how oval that downtube is?




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I just love those Bianchi BB shells. I still think this the Eros slate does not have to be dark and Bianchi could have changed the color mid season
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I sold one with oval tubes like yours , the tubing was cromor and the model was Brava. The components and color were diffrent though
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Bianchi has been using an oversized and ovalized DT on almost all bikes since about '92 as part of their "SuperSet 2" frame design
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