Saturday, February 12, 2011
1952 Bianchi "Zaffiro" Restoration
My hat is off to all those that undertake wonderful restorations. This one, of a 1952 Bianchi "Zaffiro" single speed, was undertaken by Davide of Verona.
All parts are original except the Brooks B-33 and the wood hand grips which were bakelite originally.
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