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Can anyone identify what bike I have?

Old 09-07-13, 09:12 PM
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Can anyone identify what bike I have?

Okay so this is super frustrating, but my dad wants to sell his bike, but I can't figure out what it is.

It's a Bianchi Via Nirone, but I haven't found one that looks like this. On the bike it says Via Nirone, C2C, Reaprtocorse, BAT (Bianchi Active Technology). The frame says "Alu-Hydro Triple Butted 7000". It has Shimano SORA brakes/shifters and a derailer with 8 gears. The crank has 2 gears, and says "Bianchi Componenti". The fork says "Alu-Carbon". The stem is carbon and says "AHEADSET mfg. by TH Industries for Cane Creek". The rims are made by ALEXRIMS and they are R450's. It also has NOVATEC hubs.

I've searched the Bianchi archives and I can't find a model with the same colors or components. My dad bought it a few years ago and hasn't put any new parts on it, so I'm totally stumped. I'd like to charge a fair price for it, but without knowing the exact model, I can't because the Via Nirones have such a variation in price between models. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Pretty sure that is a Nirone 7 from about 2007...maybe '08? Did your dad buy it new from a shop? I don't think that is the stem or seatpost would have come new on that bike. If it's set up for your dad to ride, it's too small a bike for him and it's been "made to fit" with a long seatpost, an upright stem and a LOT of saddle setback.

At any rate, that's my guess and I believe those went for about $800 new as an entry level roadbike.
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Its a probably a 2007 Via Nirone Sora Compact, the its hard to tell the exact year because the archive pictures are for the 105 bike. The Novatec/Joytec are standard, not sure why the rims are different. The different rims don't really matter, the Alexrims R450 is an entry level wheelset.

Stems frequently don't match the original spec sheet. Most bike shops will swap the stem at the time of purchase to adjust the fit.

Beyond that if you know what it was purchased that would narrow it down.
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It looks more like the 2009 model: https://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/B...t#.UizWiz9NH1U
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THe bike's been laid over on the derailuer side, which may decrease it's marketability a bit. Make sure the deraileur hanger is straight, and the limit screws are adjusted correctly before anyone rides it.
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the bianchi is a very small frame which may be more appropriate for you than bike1 or the fixie, considering the slammed-forward saddles on those two bikes.
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that's a lot of seat post
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Don't think it has a carbon stem, just looks like carbon headset spacers.

You might be able to get $300 for it.
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