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Bianchi 'Paris Roubaix' - 1951

Posted: Wednesday 12th August 2020

Owned By: Gary Higgitt

Frame1951 Bianchi frame no. 288924 (three before the other Bianchi P/R in Readers' Bikes owned by Bob Johnson) finished Celeste with black head tube and chrome ends; 59cm centre BB to top of top tube, 57cm top tube
WheelsFiamme sprint rims on Campagnolo small-flange hubs with 'open C' levers
ChainsetFrejus (original Bianchi chainset is being replated)
PedalsMake not known
Gears4-speed Paris/Roubaix single lever (open 'C') Campagnolo
BrakesUniversal stirrups and levers
Stem/BarsCinelli steel badged stem with Ambrosio Champion bars on Bianchi headset
SaddleIdeale 90
Extra detailsMilremo CO2 pump plus ordinary Bianchi celeste pump.
Matt Newton of Middlesbrough imported this machine which was owned originally by Harry Aspden who raced and was a journalist for Sporting Cyclist in the late 50's early 60's. He was reputed to be one of the top journalists of the day,
Thanks for reading

Posted: Wednesday 12th August 2020

Owned By: Gary Higgitt

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