Re: [CR] '59 Bianchi Milano 3-spd


Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

From: aldoross4 <aldoross4@siscom.net>
To: <bikes@msu.edu>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 14:47:54 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR] '59 Bianchi Milano 3-spd


Hi Tim,

The model name is "Sport", not Milano. Try searching based on the Sport name... goes back to at least the 1940s. I have a '49 Sport with cambio corsa 4-speed, and a '56 Sport with Campy single-pulley Sport derailleur.

Aldo Ross Middletown, Ohio, USA

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From: Tim Potter <bikes@msu.edu>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR] '59 Bianchi Milano 3-spd
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 14:11:20 -0500


> Our shop rec'd a '59 Bianchi Milano 3-spd as a donation

> and I'm trying to get more info. on it. Unfortunately the

> top tube/ head-tube is bent quite badly, so I'm trying to

> figure out if it's worth getting straightened or should we

> leave it as is and just hang it on the wall.

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> Haven't been able to find any history on the Milano from

> this era (online anyway) and Bianchi USA doesn't even

> offer a way to contact them via their web site; any info.

> would be appreciated.

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> http://www.bikes.msu.edu/used-bikes/59-Bianchi/index.html

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> Thanks in advance,

>

> Tim

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