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1960 Bianchi Campione Del Mondo

A few months ago I acquired a 57cm Bianchi Campione del Mondo that I believe to be from the early 1960s,  serial number 201-533.  This gorgeous masterpiece was Bianchi’s top model back then, created in the late 1950s to commemorate the World Championship victory of Fausto Coppi in 1953  at Lugano, Switzerland.  I bought it […]

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I just finished restoring this 56cm Cinelli Corsa, serial number M9141, after scooping it up on eBay.  This is a fairly mysterious Cinelli for a number of reasons.  First of all, I haven’t been able to find much information on it online, other than a post on the Italian MilanoFixed blog that didn’t shed any […]

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I originally featured this bike back in January when I first acquired it, but since then I have done a number of upgrades to improve the fit and handling.  I switched the Selle Italia Flite saddle for an upgraded Gel Flow version with titanium rails, swapped the bar/stem combo for an original Eddie Merckx pantographed […]

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