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Revisiting my Bianchi

Old 10-21-08, 11:40 AM
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Revisiting my Bianchi

I have a rather old Bianchi San Remo (steel frame, triple, Campy Mirage, 8 speed in back, etc.) hanging on the wall. And I noticed an extra set of wheels in the garage that I'd forgotten about. These are the originals that came on my Colnago. Chorus hubs, Mavic Open Pro rims.

So I did the obvious this morning and switched the wheels out. My Bianchi lost about 1 1/4 pounds just in the wheel swap! Not too shabby.

I noticed that the back wheel needed a little truing up and the brakes needed some adjusting. So I took care of that too.

I might swap out a few other parts later on in the Winter.
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