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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
Bianchi used them a lot in the 80s and yes these days they have a nice classic look to them.

However they used a unique taper on the spindle, so unless the seller is including a good condition bottom bracket, or you have a line on one Id be cautious

read through this. https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbtaper.html
note the taper varies and there is no definitive guide. some are unique, some are ISO, some require an asymmetrical spindle like campy so getting the correct BB can be a huge pain (i got lucky and got one from Bianchigirll and ronald mcdonald house benefited to this day)
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