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Old 02-28-17, 10:56 PM
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Bianchi advise please.

Hi all, two quick questions and opinions would be appreciated please.
I'm about to buy a specialissma or an infinito frameset, first question would be is the specialissma really worth spending 1.5k over the infinito?
Second question, what colour, the Bianchi fans will say it's got to be Celeste, now I can't say I love it but it is slowly growing on me, prefer the black gloss with red graphics as I'm putting the bora ultra 50 wheels on it (red and black), but is it a case of if your buying a Ferrari its got to be in red? It's not a cheap bike and I want to get it right with no regrets, stand out like beacon or go safe with the black and blend in to the crowd. Personal choice I know but 9 out of ten Bianchi's sold in the uk are in colours other than Celeste according to my local dealer so I was hoping to get some feed back as I really can't decide between the specialissma or infinito and that colour scheme.
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Old 03-01-17, 07:21 PM
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I just painted a 90's Bianchi frame red. Previous owner had done a so-so paint job with white. Stripping it down showed that the original color was celeste. I pondered about redoing as original, but opted for red with black trim, saddle, bar tape, and components. Couldn't be more pleased.
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I personally would get celeste...Yeah, because its a Bianchi but also because so many bikes come in/are black and not many are celeste. I like colors that stand out though (like my pink bike lol)...

Red goes well with celeste also. There are red decaled celeste Bianchis.

Is it a newer bianchi?

Heres a couple pics I found via google of newer celeste Bianchis with the wheels (if they're the same wheels? Didn't see all red...did see all celeste decaled wheels though). Couldn't find those wheels on the black/red bianchis, oddly enough lol
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