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11-29-20, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Monzeglio

Unusual Bianchi fork engraving

[QUOTE=T-Mar;21810359]The subject bicycle is a 1982 European market model. It's definitely not a Specialissima, which would have used Campagnolo dropouts during this era. It's almost certainly...
11-28-20, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Monzeglio

Unusual engraved Bianchi fork, 70s?

I recently viewed an old Bianchi which I think is probably from the 70s. Frame number is 2D12154, dropouts are Gipiemme and it has unusual fork-top engravings: an ĎSí with arrowheads and 2 parallel...
11-25-20, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Monzeglio

Here are some details of the frame, Kurt. It...

Here are some details of the frame, Kurt. It seems to be a bit of a crossover model with cottered cranks but top tube pump lugs.
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11-04-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Monzeglio

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Hereís the Ď82 Superbe before I cleaned it up. Very...
11-04-20, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Monzeglio

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I can now post images, so hereís the bottom race of...
11-04-20, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Monzeglio

I was on the Superbe today and the ride has...

I was on the Superbe today and the ride has definitely improved with the headset lubed and the saddle height raised a little. Swooping through a sequence of corners it held its line very nicely and...
11-03-20, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Monzeglio

How sensible! Iíll prepare my Sharpie.

How sensible! Iíll prepare my Sharpie.
11-03-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24,011
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Posted By Monzeglio

I've been offering up a G-clamp I have with a...

I've been offering up a G-clamp I have with a socket and I think I should be able to make a Heath Robinson attempt at pressing out the cotter pins on the Superbe's cranks. I'll let you know how I get...
11-02-20, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Monzeglio

Thanks for the tip - I'm sure it will be worth...

Thanks for the tip - I'm sure it will be worth acquiring the right tool for the job.
11-02-20, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Monzeglio

Another good tip, Salubrious, thank you. Looks...

Another good tip, Salubrious, thank you. Looks like a pretty simple tool - similar to a small car ball-joint separator. I can imagine it saves a lot of trouble and potential hammer damage!
11-02-20, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Monzeglio

Yes, good point, thank you. The bottom bracket is...

Yes, good point, thank you. The bottom bracket is pretty silent as far as I can tell but based on the lack of grease in the headset it definitely deserves a check.

I'm glad I followed Sheldon's...
11-02-20, 11:57 AM
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Views: 2,829,004
Posted By Monzeglio

'82 Superbe headset

I recently acquired a dark green 3-speed '82 Superbe in lovely condition, with as-new Brooks saddle, working dynamo lights, excellent paint, chrome showing some marks but not bad and with no real...
Forum: Introductions
10-27-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Monzeglio

Thanks, Ben. Thereís a lot of fun to be had...

Thanks, Ben. Thereís a lot of fun to be had riding and owning a classic bike and often some challenges to help keep you on your toes - but thatís why weíre all here, I guess!
Forum: Introductions
10-22-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Monzeglio

Hello from Reading, UK

I'm a long-time rider of road bikes for commuting to the train station, riding into town or to the pub mostly on an old 70s 531 Dawes Galaxy and a Lemond Alpe D'Huez - but only in the last couple of...
10-21-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 433,495
Posted By Monzeglio

Bianchi 'S' fork engraving

This is my first post on the forum, so thank you in advance for considering my question. I don't seem able to upload a photo at this stage, probably because I've not contributed before.
I am...
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