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Old 12-05-11, 11:56 PM
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just another bianchi.....

I spent some time rebuilding this one and putting some campy on this build, i sold this in september. I usually take photos of all my builds and flippers, this one came out pretty good so i though i'd share with you guys, i know how much people like photos on here.

In case you're wondering, this one was already sold before i could list it, i had a person harassing me for a while for a celeste in his size, and finally she turned up. I've had about 4 celeste's go through my hands this year, this by far was the best conditioned one.

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Looks great! I've always secretly lusted after celeste...
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i swear you are out to torture me this week. first you post some tempting campy bits and then you follow it up with two beautiful bianchis.

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Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
i wear you are out to torture me this week. first you post some tempting campy bits and then you follow it up with two beautiful bianchis.
LOL, check your inbox in a couple of mins
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does anybody know what year this one was? bianchigirl?
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would you mind terribly if I grabbed a few of those photos to update the images I have of the Modolo Flyer brakes & levers on VeloBase? I'll leave the watermark intact and put the source down as what ever text you wish. Let me know. Thanks!
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Originally Posted by mapleleafs-13 View Post
does anybody know what year this one was? bianchigirl?
very nice looking. the frame is a '87 you can tell by the largeish script model name.

you sold that? OY! I would have never let those wheels out of my hands.
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
very nice looking. the frame is a '87 you can tell by the largeish script model name.

you sold that? OY! I would have never let those wheels out of my hands.
what's so good about the wheels out of curiosity, is it rare or so?
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they are great wheels is all especially since they appear almost unused. MA40s were the hot must have clincher back in the day. they rode great and were easy to change tires on, unlike their Ambrosio counterparts. they were just good solid wheels. people want crazy high prices for NOS Mavic anything these days
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Huh?, Modolo "Flyer" brakes?? Have not seen this model before but I suspect it's just another version of their ubiquitous side pull brake design from the 80's. It seems like most of the difference with these mid level brake models from the company were their names and finish/colors. They sure squeezed that design for all its worth!
P.S. Make sure you post the Flyer on Velobase if it's not there already, so the list of brake models from Modolo will be as complete as can be.

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Originally Posted by cuda2k View Post
would you mind terribly if I grabbed a few of those photos to update the images I have of the Modolo Flyer brakes & levers on VeloBase? I'll leave the watermark intact and put the source down as what ever text you wish. Let me know. Thanks!
i'd be more than happy to contribute to velobase.com kurt. I love your site it's just awesomeness, i can almost find a pic of anything i needed to reference or figure out.

i sent you a pm in your inbox.
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