Re: [Classicrendezvous] Bianchi Info Needed

Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 07:46:27 -0800
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Bianchi Info Needed
From: "Dave Feldman" <>
To: Jerry Moos <>, Marc Boral <>

I think that "Tretubi" designated SL main tubes and something like Aelle hiten steel in the forks and stays. ----------
>From: Jerry Moos <>
>To: Marc Boral <>
>Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Bianchi Info Needed
>Date: Wed, Nov 15, 2000, 6:28 AM
>Maybe I'm mistaken, but I thought Tretubi just meant "three tubes" i.e. main
>tubes are Columbus, the equivalent of the French Reynolds "3 tubes renforce"
>sticker. If I'm correct, "Tretubi" really tells you nothing about which grade of
>Columbus was used, and it would therefore be redundant to say that the main
>triangle is Tretubi. Perhaps someone else can correct me, or if not, perhaps
>someone knows what grade of main tubes (SL? SLX? Aelle?) usually carried carried
>this sticker.
>Jerry Moos
>Marc Boral wrote:
>> Joe,
>> My Bianchi catalog says the main triangle is Columbus Tretubi, all the stays
>> and fork blades are Falck.
>> Marc Boral
>> Joseph Bender-Zanoni wrote:
>> > Can anyone say what frame tubing a Bianchi Nuava Racing 12/V frameset is
>> > made of. This bike is circa '83 based on the NR rear der. It is a mid-level
>> > racing bike with Ofmega components. 27.2 seatpost, B engraved in fork
>> > crown, Celeste, Bianchi dropouts, eyelets. Light at 22.5 pounds with
>> > clinchers but no tubing decals at all. Also the brakes were changed. Anyone
>> > know the originals?
>> >
>> > Joe