Just. Get. It. Right. #4

by VecchioJo   April 9, 2010  

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Hidden Di2 cables - lovely.

Red graphics on the wheels picked up by red touches on the frame, stem and a teeny Italian flag on the chainstay - an elegant touch.

Blending the very on-trend white with the traditional Bianchi celeste - aesthetically considered.

Not noticing that the front mech has been accidentally shifted out of the big ring so when there was the presence of mind to rotate the cranks back a bit so the pedals were in "just the right place" for the photo the chain was forced to wrap too far round the chainring and kink awkwardly towards the rear - shoddy.  
 

Shimano on an Italian frame - criminal.

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Uh-oh. I have Shimano on an Italian* frame.

*Italian marque but from end of range outsourced to Taiwan - does that give me a loophole?

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posted by Simon_MacMichael [8107 posts]
9th April 2010 - 17:55

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I have shimano pedals on my bianchi...apologies..campag group tho! AND it's celelste...

posted by Chrisc [141 posts]
9th April 2010 - 21:28

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hold on… if Bianchi think Shimano is good enough for their bikes what's the prob?

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posted by Tony Farrelly [4142 posts]
9th April 2010 - 22:27

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the bike displays it's unease, as above Smile

posted by VecchioJo [750 posts]
9th April 2010 - 22:35

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can't really argue with that Thinking

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posted by Tony Farrelly [4142 posts]
9th April 2010 - 22:39

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Although it's certainly possible to argue with the use of the apostrophe Wink

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posted by jamesfifield [93 posts]
10th April 2010 - 13:36

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Whoever put this spec together needs shooting,it looks bloody awful. I won't be popping into Evans anytime soon to snap one up. Saying that you'd have to push your way past all the un-sold BMC bikes to find one.

posted by Cervelo12 [78 posts]
13th April 2010 - 19:54

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