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Bianchi Superleggera 1991

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Bianchi Superleggera - Columbus SLX, Lugged, Chrome Under Paint, Gipiemme dropouts

Modolo Q-Even Bars, Fizik Tape, Benotto Pantographed Stem (3TTT, I think)

Columbus Fork, Campagnolo Record Headset

Ambrosio Super Elite, 32 spoke, Campy Hub, Vittoria Rubino Pro Tire

Ambrosio Super Elite, 32 spoke, Campy Hub, Vittoria Rubino Pro Tire

C-Record Cranks w/ Veloce Cartridge BB

Selle Italia Max Flite Bi-Color w/ Campagnolo Record Seatpost

Cambio Rino Pedals (Green) and SRAM Chain

53/39 Chainrings w/ 13-26 Cassette, Vintage 8-speed, Chorus Derailleurs

My first build. Mixed my own celeste touch-up paint and restored the decals. First generation Ergolevers have been rebuilt, painted, and hand polished.

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I am trying to start restoring a bike just like this! It has a columbus SLX frame, but I am not sure what model it is, I think it is this exact one. What kind of components did you use? I need some informational help before I can begin this project

I'm no expert on these, but

I'm no expert on these, but have learned that they were mid/high-end frames at the time that utilized Chorus components and Ambrosio wheels like mine. Check out this old 1990 Bianchi catalog:

Shifter cables under tape.

Shifter cables under tape. No shifting problems? Thought about converting my Trek to integrated shifters.

Campagnolo shifters

campy is designed to route under the bartape. Shimano only recently made this switch.

oddly attractive I don't

oddly attractive
I don't quite unerstand it at some level, but I like it.

your bike

is all sorts of badass


This bike is gorgeous. Great build.

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