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Is this an authentic Bianchi Virata?

Old 09-12-13, 09:06 PM
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Is this an authentic Bianchi Virata?

Is this an authentic Bianchi Virata? If so, it seems like a good deal. It appears that it is an early 90s (maybe a 1991)? But I've never seen one this color, although it does have the Celeste components.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ra...039791029.html

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It looks like it. I built up a Virata frame with those same decals for my sister. Hers is white with a grey seatpost, and is made of very light Tange Prestige butted tubing.
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Thanks! Do you think its a decent price/what should I check out on it before purchase?
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It indeed looks to be a '90 or 91 Virata but they were basically the same machine. The price seems fair depending on the condition. Look it over good check for a stretched chain, flatspots and dings on the rims, condition of the tires and most importantly a stuck post or stem.
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