Bianchi Tipo M Modello Giro d'Italia Road Bike 1931

Bianchi Tipo M Modello Giro d'Italia Road Bike 1931

Very rare. Top model. Original Bianchi parts.

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ID 19263
Marke Bianchi
Size 58 cm

Description

Bianchi is one of the oldest bicycle brands in the world, manufacturing high-quality performance bikes from as early as the 1890s. In 1885, when he was 21 years old, Edoardo Bianchi started manufacturing bikes in his shop in Milan, Italy. Edoardo had previous experience hand-making medical tools, so he had an acute understanding of how to manufacture precise instruments; a skill that translated into meticulously crafted bicycles.

During the golden age of cycling Bianchi sponsored Teams which rode to great victories on their celeste coloured bikes.

And here we presnt you a stunning example of such bicycle - Bianchi Tipo M Modello Giro d'Italia. Tipo M represents the very top of Edoardo's model line in the 1920s and 1930s. This particular Tipo M stem approximately from 1931 (serial number 260438) and it has been built with fine parts like Bianchi crank set, hubs or saddle and the famous "Giro Ruota" gearing - a flip flop hub with freewheel and fixed cog on either side. Customer could choose between wooden and steel rims back in 1930s and this example sports the latter mentioned, which are being squeezed by Bowden brakes. Modelo M was offered with Pirelli tires and on these steel rims is correctly mounted a pair of white Pirellis.

This bicycle arrived in our shop with a copy of the contract from 1931, suggesting that this very bike has been sold in Ivrea, half way between Milan and Turin.

This rare and terryfically beutiful bicycle with history will certainly enrich any classic collection. 

 

Condition Used
The bicycle is in good condition. The original paint has some patina. The decal are not original. The frame has no visible dents, no cracks and it has not been bent. All parts have been checked and are working.

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Marke Bianchi
Product Name Bianchi Tipo M Modello Giro d'Italia Road Bike 1931
Bicycle Type Road Bicycle
Condition The bicycle is in good condition. The original paint has some patina. The decal are not original. The frame has no visible dents, no cracks and it has not been bent. All parts have been checked and are working.
Condition Used
Handlebar Tape NOS cork ribbon
Pedals not included
Size 58
Seat Tube 58
Top Tube 59
Head Tube 16
Standover 80

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Size

Size 58 cm
Seat Tube 58 cm
Top Tube 59 cm
Head Tube 16 cm
Standover 80 cm
Calculate my size Recommended inseam length: 78.5 cm - 81.5 cm