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Thursday, March 25, 2010

George Baudin's 1950s Bianco





This is Baudin's back-up bike and is a virtual clone to that featured in
The Competition Bicycle: A Photographic History
by Jan Heine, photographs by Jean-Pierre PradèresAvailable through VBP: VintageBicyclePress.com/CompetitionBook.html
As Baudin was also a trackie, he used steel AVA bars/stem, a twin plate fork crown with round blades and a steerer tube clamp even on the road.
Rumor has it, Bianco taught Alex Singer the art of frame building.
Bike will soon be listed on EBAY.

1 comment:

mpetry912 said...

Scott, that's a neat bike and in very good shape. You know Bianco is supposedly the builder who taught Alex Singer.