Re: [CR]100th anniversary Bianchi for sale

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Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 12:40:15 -0500
From: "Mara & Steven Maasland" <TheMaaslands@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]100th anniversary Bianchi for sale
To: Classic Rendezvous <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Dave asked:
> Steven-
> While I can't read german, the crank appears to be a non-original
> super
> record, not the original C-record that the rest of the bike
> is,,,,and yes, I
> realize that it came stock without the Delta brakes. Does the
> posting
> narrative explain further? cheers,

about the posting I made this morning:
> While technically just off-topic for the list, I believe this
> bike does
> fully fit the spirit of the list. There is a Bianchi centenary
> model up
> for sale on German Ebay. It is collectible for a number of reason:
> Bianchi, limited edition, special Campagnolo equipment...
>
> Take a look at: http://ebay.com/<blah>
> ViewItem&category=9194&item=2716281989&rd=1
>
> Item number 2716281989

The translation is: Bianchi centenario, 1985, this bike was produced to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Italian comapny; it is a numbered limited production run bike with special engraving of brake levers, brakes, stem, seatpost, shift levers and derailleurs; the bars are leather- covered; a must for every Bianchi-fan; 59 cm frame height, Columbus SLX tubing; complete 1985 Campagnolo equipment; tires, brake hoods and all cable housing are new; this is a fully usable/ridable Museum piece!!!

There is a photo of an unnumbered centenario on Carsten Rehbein's site, that was equipped with prototype delta brakes.

Steven Maasland
Moorestown, NJ