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by the way, tarwheel = bianchi boy(15 posts)

by the way, tarwheel = bianchi boytarwheel
Oct 18, 2001 7:36 AM
In case anyone missed bianchi boy, I'm now going by the handle "tarwheel." Then again, maybe nobody noticed BB's absence. Seemed like it was time for a new screen name since I primarily ride my Gios now. Plus, the reconfigured board wouldn't let me log on anymore as bianchi boy.
1 less celeste-ophile ;-( nmMB1
Oct 18, 2001 7:43 AM
Oct 18, 2001 7:48 AM
I've still got my celeste Bianchi, I just don't ride it as much as the Gios. Actually, I've considered putting some celeste & blue marbled bar tape on the Gios along with some green Axial Pros. That might be considered sacrilegious, though.
Do it, man!nigel
Oct 18, 2001 9:12 AM
That color scheme would be bad-ass. Also, a kind tip of the hat to your older steed. Glad you're back with us, though, He So Recently Known As Bianchi Boy.

isn't that sacreligios? nmdzrider
Oct 18, 2001 9:20 AM
Actually, it's "sacreligious." And no, it wouldn't be! :) nmnigel
Oct 18, 2001 9:36 AM
look carefully, it's a pun (nm)nm
Oct 18, 2001 9:42 AM
LOL Thanks, I missed that. ;-))))) nmMB1
Oct 18, 2001 9:48 AM
Defiling a Gios would be sacreligios: nmdzrider
Oct 18, 2001 9:45 AM
Celeste-green with envy :)breck
Oct 18, 2001 9:23 AM
btw, Bianchi made some outstanding motorcycles including the 350 (cm^3) Freccia Celeste in 1924 ridden to fame and victory by Tazio Nuvolari. Eldorado Bianchi built his first bicycle in via Borghetto, Italy around 1890. They also made the military bicycle around 1916 called the "Bersagliera", named after the crack Italian light infantry regiment.

The works also built cars, trucks, and industrial vehicles.

recommended reading:
"eldorado Bianchi"
hardbound with dust jacket; 248 pages
published in1992 by Giorgio Nada Editore,
Vimdrone (Milano)
[text in both Italian and English]

i remember your first posts when you got that bike!
cheers tarwheel :),
I think you mean EDUARDO Bianchijtolleson
Oct 18, 2001 11:53 AM
and I thought he worked for Cadillac...nmcycleguy
Oct 18, 2001 4:09 PM
His ride ...breck
Oct 18, 2001 8:52 PM
LOL, took me a minute to get it :)

My fav-o-rite,

Edoardo Bianchi ....breck
Oct 18, 2001 8:30 PM
...not Eduardo ......sorree, a slight switch of the letters mi made :)

"Edoardo Bianchi born July 17th 1865 in Milan in the shdow of Italy's most famous cathederal, the "Duomo". He was taken into the care of "Martininitt" Orphanage where he was brought up and had already received the rudiments of mechanical instruction by age seven."
-from the chapter Le Origini (The Early Days).

Actually thought would get the "massage" from using "celeste-green" but this was a private joke with bianchi boy back on the old board where i posted as Wade Kelly and Big Ring at times.

breck = Wade Kelly = Big Ringinteresting
Oct 19, 2001 5:08 AM