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Posted By Bianchigirll

That is a beautiful bike. Someone either reaslly...

That is a beautiful bike. Someone either reaslly loved or never saw much use. The most important thing is....what size is it and does it correctly fit you?
05-19-24, 03:02 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,020
Posted By Bianchigirll

Maimi Vice Alert!!!!

Anyone can have one of them fancy yellow and magenta Centurians but who do you know that has a yellow and Magenta Nishiki? 54cm Toledo, Home of Max Clinger, OH, for only $285 ...
05-18-24, 08:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 916
Posted By Bianchigirll

My Batavus Professional started with the crank. I...

My Batavus Professional started with the crank. I was fooling around on the ebays one evening and stumbled on this great looking Stronglight "SpeedLight" crankset and just had to have it. I think it...
05-18-24, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Bianchigirll

Trek History Book. Anyone Seen It?

I was at the Trek shop, one of really two shops in town and on the way home from the local Indiana Mexican Bakery store, and whilst waiting I spotted this book. I think the early years may be a bit...
05-15-24, 03:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,994
Posted By Bianchigirll

To begin I'm not a huge "Brifter" fan. I think...

To begin I'm not a huge "Brifter" fan. I think they needlessly complicate a bike. I also believe it leads to less cyclist being comfortable enough to take their hands off the bars so they can wave...
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Bianchigirll

Wasn't BikesDirect selling these? Other...

Wasn't BikesDirect selling these?


Other than the storied name I don't think this has anything to do with the Masi that was built in Calif and Italy. The chain looks a bit too long.
05-12-24, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8,825
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Thank You Robvolz!! I have to be more diligent...

Thank You Robvolz!! I have to be more diligent about opening my parcels. I sent Robvolz that BikePro bag, which apparently will come in very handy for him. So nicely he offered to send me a stem in...
05-12-24, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,787
Posted By Bianchigirll

The folks here at Trash Panda Werks have been...

The folks here at Trash Panda Werks have been making a little progress on Samantha

As Uncle Albert would say "One does want a hint of color"
...
05-12-24, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Been tinkering on Samantha a bit today. You can...

Been tinkering on Samantha a bit today. You can see the gory details on the thread.
...
05-12-24, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,787
Posted By Bianchigirll

OH I'm not sure if I ever posted this anywhere. ...

OH I'm not sure if I ever posted this anywhere. I just couldn't help myself and I brought home Simone! The seller dropped the price down to $150 and I ended up paying $125.
...
05-12-24, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,787
Posted By Bianchigirll

Bikini Wax!

It’s a bit chilly here on the edge of the Prairie this morning so the folks at the Trash Panda Werks are busy catching up some projects. We've liberlly coated Samanatha in a mudbath and while we're...
05-12-24, 05:53 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,020
Posted By Bianchigirll

This is a great looking bike, those colors and...

This is a great looking bike, those colors and that white Ole' kit are a great combo

...
05-11-24, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By Bianchigirll

Interesting idea

Interesting idea
05-11-24, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

PromptCritical no pics? Is this a mystery frame?

PromptCritical no pics? Is this a mystery frame?
05-10-24, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

I remember when these came out, we had one but...

I remember when these came out, we had one but swapped the parts to a different frame because the one of the ownwers needed frame because more of his size weren't available. I thought it it was a...
05-10-24, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Bianchigirll

Hello and welcome to the forums!! Where are you...

Hello and welcome to the forums!! Where are you and the bike? What components are on it? There isn't a name like Silka?, Werewolf? Ibex? Jackalope?

Pics? You should be able to upload them...
05-09-24, 03:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By Bianchigirll

machinist42 I was just about to post that same...

machinist42 I was just about to post that same pic when I saw your reply. Too bad they don’t make those anymore. Or anyone make them
05-08-24, 04:47 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Mad Honk nice find. I got some fabulous...

Mad Honk nice find.

I got some fabulous tape for Simone the other day but I forgot to post it. Today I got a few things for Samantha

...
05-05-24, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,048
Posted By Bianchigirll

Great job and beautiful color. I'd prefer...

Great job and beautiful color. I'd prefer tan/skin wall tires but to each his own. You should check those front brake pads n holders.
05-05-24, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

THis is kind of interesting. An older Trek MTB...

THis is kind of interesting. An older Trek MTB with Prestige MTB tubes. It's only $100 and been posted for a week or so in Pittsboro IN. Looks tall but would likely make a bullet proof tourer as a...
05-04-24, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

jamesdak beautiful scenery.

jamesdak beautiful scenery.
05-04-24, 04:42 PM
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Views: 39,020
Posted By Bianchigirll

As mentioned that’s the cable guide for the...

As mentioned that’s the cable guide for the shipmano derailleur. A Portacatena would be on the inside of the dropout

...
05-04-24, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

I got most of Samantha taken apart and was about...

I got most of Samantha taken apart and was about to start on cleaning the frame, but I decided to actually go ride a bike instead. Just a short ride but still a great ride nonetheless.

...
05-04-24, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

malcala622 Nice Bianchi. I'd like to have one...

malcala622 Nice Bianchi. I'd like to have one of those frames but most of '87s I see are too far away and/or too expensive. It's the same frame they used on the Sport SX and is a good rider.
04-28-24, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

The Bianchi with the clamp on shifters is a bit...

The Bianchi with the clamp on shifters is a bit old for me but I’m pretty it’s ‘70s mid level model judging by what looks like a claw mounted Valentino
04-27-24, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By Bianchigirll

They are two different styles of bikes but the...

They are two different styles of bikes but the Giant is definitely a better quality bike. I'm NOT familar with the Mondia brand but I be cautious of assuming that just because it's a Mondia it's...
04-27-24, 06:11 PM
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Views: 39,020
Posted By Bianchigirll

Welcome to the forums! Well the Volpe isn't a...

Welcome to the forums! Well the Volpe isn't a true touring bike it more of an all arounder for "credit card" touring (no camping gear) it's OK but the geomentry isn't really the same as a true...
04-27-24, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

The wheels are definitely lowergrade...

The wheels are definitely lowergrade replacements, but this still looks like a good deal for $60 Ann Arbor Mi on Marketplace, listed 21 hours ago. It's a '90 or '91 and has those cool Suntour...
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Views: 500
Posted By Bianchigirll

Does this look like your bike? Picture...

Does this look like your bike?

Picture sourced from the interwebs, not the OP's or my bike.
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/85/18/6a/85186a2be1a256a888e4dd0d7793ecb0.jpg
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Views: 2,452
Posted By Bianchigirll

Cool bike. Personally I would have done a gold...

Cool bike. Personally I would have done a gold frame and red and green components (some silver too). This isn't a rider which narrows the market to collectors who may or may not (more likely) be...
04-20-24, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By Bianchigirll

Try holding everything together and pinchig the...

Try holding everything together and pinchig the "ears" with a pair of pliers and see if that give you a few threads to work with.
04-19-24, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,113
Posted By Bianchigirll

It may have been something to keep the screw from...

It may have been something to keep the screw from wondering off. I agree with Kontact there really isn't any reason to take them apart.

Thanks... I went looking for diagram and now I need to...
04-17-24, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Bianchigirll

It's a road Time Trial or "Funny Bike" they wer...

It's a road Time Trial or "Funny Bike" they wer popular for road time trials in the '80s and early '90s but died out for some reason or maybe were outlawed by the UCI.

Sadly there is likely no way...
04-14-24, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,008
Posted By Bianchigirll

The humble Rubber Band. It makes your bike a...

The humble Rubber Band. It makes your bike a fairly rigid plain allowing you to easily lean your bike almost anywhere without it toppling over.
...
04-14-24, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By Bianchigirll

Campagnolo Portacatena plus Free Gifts

WOW!! This didn't last long. SOLD Good Morning. The folks here Trash Panda Werks are rummaging through the bins and decided we’ll likely never use this. We have a bike set up with a Portacatena...
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Views: 417
Posted By Bianchigirll

I agree with gkamieneski , I'm pretty sure they...

I agree with gkamieneski , I'm pretty sure they are Ofmega. Did the wheels come off a '89 Bianchi Campione de Italia? Nice duarable sheels but nothing too valuable. It's possible as plonz says...
04-14-24, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Not sure about that fork but that Motta a good...

Not sure about that fork but that Motta a good looking bike.

Is this a good price? $500 for an '85 Paramount. Looks like Campanutela except shifters and RD. Manawatthan MI. (not sure about the...
04-13-24, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 724,476
Posted By Bianchigirll

The decals are all wrong, they look '70s, but I...

The decals are all wrong, they look '70s, but I think the bikes is an '85 and as the seller states an Alloro. Sporting brakes, Ofmega SH and cranks and the Gran Sport RD point in that direction.
...
04-13-24, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By Bianchigirll

Sounds like quite an adventure, glad to hear...

Sounds like quite an adventure, glad to hear getting back in the saddle.

any well functioning shimano thumb shifter will work, use the friction option. Really any thumbs shifter will work but...
04-13-24, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Bianchigirll

ACT NOW!!! Operators are standing by…….

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04-12-24, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By Bianchigirll

Very saddend to hear of your loss. Glenn seemed...

Very saddend to hear of your loss. Glenn seemed like a great guy and will surely be missed.

https://tse4.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.PrQlZbWoTrWo14hUhom-mAHaEE&pid=Api&P=0&h=220
04-08-24, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Bianchigirll

I think you might have to fiddle with the center...

I think you might have to fiddle with the center mount a bit but it could probably be made to work

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/TugAAOSw89Jlzrfg/s-l1600.jpg
04-07-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Bianchigirll

OH MY! Is that a Campanutella U brake? That...

OH MY! Is that a Campanutella U brake? That would be so cool as street bike with some 1.5 slicks on it. Sadly it's huge
04-07-24, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://i.imgflip.com/4dn3kl.jpg

https://i.imgflip.com/4dn3kl.jpg
04-07-24, 07:34 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,069
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://scontent-ord5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6...

https://scontent-ord5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/435467487_10161233439406450_7480352901144573014_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=5f2048&_nc_ohc=csN9VQ7ubEkAb7yWsvP&_nc_ht=scontent-ord5-2.xx&oh=00_...
04-07-24, 06:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,070
Posted By Bianchigirll

THe fabulous '87 MOndiale with the unusual...

THe fabulous '87 MOndiale with the unusual Metallic Celeste paint slipped through my hands. I set it up like my regular bikes but even with the seatpost as high as possible, as well as stem, it just...
04-06-24, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Bianchigirll

I might have offered $50 or 60 for the Peugeot...

I might have offered $50 or 60 for the Peugeot simply because I’d like a bike with those shifters.
04-06-24, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By Bianchigirll

Just got back from running errands

Just got back from running errands
04-06-24, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By Bianchigirll

I don't think they are supposed to come apart. ...

I don't think they are supposed to come apart. You might try just spraying lots of triflo or wd40 into and see if smooths out
04-06-24, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By Bianchigirll

So whilst I was not correctly attired and the...

So whilst I was not correctly attired and the tempature is still a chilly 50d, I just couldn't resist the sunshine to take a quick lap around the parking lot. She needs a few adjustments and...
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