|1953 Bianchi Tour de France
Produced in honor of Fausto Coppi’s 1952 Tour De France victory
57cmseat tube (c-t)
57cm top tube (c-c)
Bianchi bottom bracket.
Bianchi integrated headset.
Bianchi seat binder bolt.
*"Bianchi-1953" is stamped on the bottom bracket cups and headset cups*
Magistroni Bianchi-engraved cottered crankset with 49/46 rings (rechromed).
Campagnolo Gran Sport shifters, front & rear derailleurs.
Campagnolo/FB Bianchi-engraved, low flange, 3-piece hubs.
Nisi rims, 32h Front/40h Rear with knurled brake surfaces.
Regina Gran Sport Corse freewheel – 14/16/18/21/24.
Sheffield Sprint – 673 pedals. Christophe toe clips & Binda straps.
Universal Extra (long reach in the rear) brake calipers and levers.
Ambrosia Champion (aluminum) handle bars (38cm c-c) and stem (12cm).
REG spring-loaded down tube water bottle cage.
Brooks B-17 Narrow saddle (modern).
This bike was restored by Ed Litton of CA, an authorized Bianchi warranty frame builder/painter. It has period correct celeste paint, and decals. The chrome on the frame is original.
Photography by Brandon Donahue
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