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Bianchi Trofeo

1986 Bianchi trofeo bought in rough shape refinished the entire bike myself. Powder coated it sea foam green,stripped the fork down to chrome. Overall fun project and the bike rides amazing.

Frame:
59cm Columbus Formula 1 steel tubing

Fork/Headset:
Columbus Formula 1 Bianchi engraved stripped to bare chrome

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Ofmega 39/52 170m/Ofmega

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. almost there
  3. totally finished
  4. brawler stage
  5. wall hanger

Current Stage Info:

Ripped apart and now hanging in my bicycle shop. Lost interest in the whole Celeste green fad and the frame was just too small for me to begin with.

Added by Nimhskater978. Last updated about 8 years ago.

As of about 8 years ago, Nimhskater978 has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

11 Comments

thebaron

thebaron says:

This bike is a butter face. great from below the stem.

Posted almost 8 years ago

sloman

sloman says:

you do nice work. My Romani should look so good. Enjoy

Posted about 10 years ago

Nimhskater978

Nimhskater978 says:

thanks, that Romani looks like a sweet ride

Posted about 10 years ago

stevbike

stevbike says:

Very Nice restoration!! Looks great. I hope that you have some time to get some nice long rides on it!!

Posted about 10 years ago

max5480

max5480 says:

oh sick dude nice restoration! hope you get a nicer stem than what's pictured right now!! haha. super sick!!!

Posted over 10 years ago

Nimhskater978

Nimhskater978 says:

thanks man, as for the stem yeah its outta of place but I like the way it feels I am not hunched over so much like on normal road stems.At 6'1 the stem and bar setup fits me really well .

Posted over 10 years ago

max5480

max5480 says:

cool cool!

Posted over 10 years ago

stalag13

stalag13 says:

go to a professional and have the pantographing redone, get period correct decals too. you got all the heavy lifting done, go the distance. you won't regret it.

Posted over 10 years ago

Nimhskater978

Nimhskater978 says:

thanks for the comments as for the decals I was gonna have some custom made to go out of my way to make this no ordinary Bianchi

Posted over 10 years ago

Nimhskater978

Nimhskater978 says:

I bought just the frame and fork as for previous pictures I don't have any. All heavy rust spots where filled in with a metal glaze compound.

Posted over 10 years ago

SillyGooseCookie

SillyGooseCookie says:

that rust sure looks like it was bad. You need some pictures of it as a complete bike!

Posted over 10 years ago