Bianchi is the world’s oldest bicycle-making company still in existence, founded in 1885 by Eduardo Bianchi in Milan, Italy. No doubt, Bianchi is the pioneer of bicycle development since the beginning. They invented equal-sized wheels with pneumatic rubber tires in 1895, first bicycle ever featuring a cardan joint transmission in 1901 and front brake system in 1913.
Throughout Bianchi’s 130-year history, the Specialissima name has represented the pinnacle of the Italian legend’s road machine line-up. The ”Specialissima” was introduced in late 1950s as successor of famous ”Campione del mondo” model and remains Bianchi’s top model till today.
Proudly presenting another Bianchi‘s iconic racing machine, the Specialissima Superleggera which dates back to January 1983. Superb frameset is made of top end Columbus SL tubing featuring extraordinary details like aero-shaped seat stays, ‘B’ cut-outs on the head lug, ‘B’ pantograph fork crown among the others. Especially designed parts for this special frame: full pantograph Campagnolo Super Record Bianchi groupset, 3ttt Bianchi cockpit, new old stock Concor saddle, Mavic GP4 rims. No much words needed.
Iconic and very collectible! Nice catch for any vintage bike collector. L’Eroica ready.
Frame & Fork: Bianchi Specialissima Superleggera (frame no 83.1 – 35 ) / Columbus SL
– seat tube (c-t): 53 cm
– top tube (c-c): 53.5 cm
– headset tube: 12 cm
– standover: 79 cm
Crankset: Campagnolo Super Record Bianchi pantograph
Bottom bracket : Campagnolo Super Record
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record
Headset: Campagnolo Super Record
Shifters: Campagnolo Super Record Bianchi
Brake Levers: Campagnnolo Super Record
Brakes: Campagnolo Super Record
Handlebar: 3ttt Modello Competizione
Stem: 3ttt Bianchi (105mm)
Hubs: Campagnolo Record
Rims: Mavic GP4 (new old stock)
Cassette: Regina CX (6 speed)
Seatpost: Campagnolo Super Record Bianchi (27,2mm)
Saddle: San Marco Concor (new old stock)
Pedals: Campagnolo Super Record
Toe cage/ Leather straps: Christophe
Tubulars: Continental (new)
Handlebar Tape: ALMARC, leather wrap
Condition: Completely restored. New paint. No cracks, no dents, not bent. Some new old stock parts. Looks like new. All parts are working fine.