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The Official Bianchi Celeste thread

Old 04-19-22, 01:40 AM
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That is a stunning restoration and great track bike. You are very lucky to be her owner!

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Old 04-20-22, 10:31 AM
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I've owned a couple...

"Not a real Bianchi if it ain't Celeste..."

Early '90s Project 3

1996 Super Grizzly Martini Racing

1997 Campione D'Italia

2004 Eros

2004 Veloce

Pride & Joy...2002 XL Boron Mega Set with Centaur 11-Speed drivetrain.
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Old 05-04-22, 04:04 PM
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Got a decent shot of my Sempre at an event this past weekend.

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Old 06-13-22, 09:53 AM
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I originally posted this on the General Thread, but no replies, so I'm trying it here...

I recently acquired one of my grail bikes. It's a Bianchi Reparto Corse XL Boron Steel built with a complete Campy Chorus 10 group. Information is scarce about these frames, and I was wondering if you Bianchi experts (paging: Bianchigirl? Bianchigirll ) can help. My frame is also EV2, with foam injected reinforcement.

- What year was this built? (I think either 2000 or 2001, but would love to know for sure)
- I've seen versions of this frameset and in fact, my best friend has an almost identical frameset, with a black carbon fork, where my fork has matching Celeste/Yellow paint. Were they different years? Was my Celeste painted fork a special order? Was it a specific model?

Any other additional information or trivia about these frames, or photos of yours is greatly appreciated.

I'm very happy and excited to have found this bike, and the previous owner(s) set it up nicely and kept it in top condition.

Thanks.

Here's a photo of it.

IMG_20220610_135036032 by warren t., on Flickr

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Old 06-19-22, 06:47 PM
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Here’s a good one.


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Old 06-19-22, 10:15 PM
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Here's another one! Old Photos

Front

Drive

Good Side
I posted these before on the Show Your Bianchi but posting again here.
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Old 06-19-22, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by mackgoo View Post
Here’s a good one.


The real deal.

That's quite a score, looks like a new acquisition and while I don't have any idea how old, it would appear to be older than it looks with those RDO's.

That is wonderful, almost makes up for the last 8 non C+V ones that were posted.
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Old 07-04-22, 09:16 PM
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Celeste 1987

my 1987 Bianchi Specialissima Giro

And my 2012 Masi with a Celeste Bianchi water bottle.
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