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Old 11-17-21, 04:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Gid1999 View Post
Hello and thanks! It does not have eyelets on the dropouts, and the brakes are Modolo 'America'. I believe European models of the same bike had Modolo 'Flash', and I suspected it was simply a branding choice, since the calipers on these two brakes appear almost identical. I will measure the seat post and get back to you. The cranks are Ofmega, although once again I believe, but will also double check this. I am also unsure if the paint colour is original. Up close it appears to have been repainted (some what poorly), although parts of the frame might be original paint (the rear triangle look has a clearly higher paint quality than the downtube). The old girl has definitely seen some use and rebuilds over the years.
Edit: The chainring bolts and axle nuts are stamped 'Ofmega', but there is precious else to go on in terms of markings on the crank arms themselves.
Unfortunately, the Canadian origin complicates things, significantly. The Canadian models of this era were spec'd domestically. Consequently, they rarely align with the USA models and often had different model names. The same is true for many of the European models.

You shouldn't need to measure the seat post. The size should be stamped into the post. The usual locations are at the top of the tubular section or on the lower tublar section, just below the minimum insertion marks.
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Old 11-25-21, 01:04 AM
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Hi can I check if the experts here can help identify my Bianchi SL3 Reparto Corse. Celeste green gradient. SL Carbon fork. Passed down to me but since I stumbled upon this very interesting thread, I was just too curious not to ask...
Serial number TE1432251V.
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Old 11-25-21, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by destarninda View Post
Hi can I check if the experts here can help identify my Bianchi SL3 Reparto Corse. Celeste green gradient. SL Carbon fork. Passed down to me but since I stumbled upon this very interesting thread, I was just too curious not to ask...
Serial number TE1432251V.
Many thanks in adv.
Thsts Aluminum with CampI Centar yes? Might be a bit new for this group to figure out that way.
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Originally Posted by destarninda View Post
Hi can I check if the experts here can help identify my Bianchi SL3 Reparto Corse. Celeste green gradient. SL Carbon fork. Passed down to me but since I stumbled upon this very interesting thread, I was just too curious not to ask...
Serial number TE1432251V.
Many thanks in adv.
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Thsts Aluminum with CampI Centar yes? Might be a bit new for this group to figure out that way.
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Those wheels must be a later addition. The closest I can find online is the 2002 SL Aluminum Centuar. The frame graphics are different but this could be a catalog V actual production or even a regional thing.

It seems the SL3 designation might refer to the later model with carbon stays or again could be regional. It's also possible this is a different frame built up with Centaur so it looks like the SL or SL3

https://www.bikepedia.com/Quickbike/...spx?item=37573
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