Re: [CR]Interesting Bianchi on ebay


Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

From: NortonMarg@aol.com
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 00:52:02 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Interesting Bianchi on ebay
To: TheMaaslands@comcast.net, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 6/17/03 7:47:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time, TheMaaslands@comcast.net writes:


> There is an interesting Bianchi on ebay. The seller describes it as a
> 1963 model with original to the bike Universal mod. 63 brakes.
> Obviously this is not possible but would anybody like to comment on the
> bike itself. It does seem to be a pre 1968 bike, so I would guess
> either they are mistaken calling the brakes mod. 68 or they have been
> changed.

The Super 68 brakes have a larger adjusting nut under the acorn nut. The picture appears to be the earlier Model 51 brakes that just say "Universal Extra". I haven't seen those decals before, but I haven't seen everything!
Stevan Thomas
Alameda, CA