1997 Bianchi Volpe

Bicycle Type Touring
MSRP USD (new)
$729.99
Weight Not Available
Sizes 49 cm, 52 cm, 55 cm, 58 cm, 61 cm
Colors Matte foam green
Item ID 64032


Frame & Fork

Frame Construction Lugged
Frame Material Tange Infinity chromoly, double-butted
Fork Akisu
Fork Materal Chromoly, butted, unicrown crown
Rear Shock Not applicable

Components

Component Group Shimano RSX
Brakeset Shimano Alivio M-System brakes, Shimano RSX levers
Shift Levers Shimano RSX down-tube
Front Derailleur Shimano RSX top-swing, bottom-pull/clamp-on 28.6 mm
Rear Derailleur Shimano RSX GS
Crankset Shimano RSX, 26/36/46 teeth
Pedals Victor VP-390T w/clips & straps
Bottom Bracket Shimano BB-LP26, 110.5 mm spindle
BB Shell Width 68mm English
Rear Cogs 8-speed, 11 - 28 teeth
Chain KMC HG-50, 1/2 x 3/32"
Seatpost Kalloy SP-242, 26.6 mm diameter
Saddle In Motion
Handlebar Extensions Not applicable
Handlebars Nitto 185 aluminum
Handlebar Stem Hsin Lung chromoly
Headset 1" Tien Hsin TH-390

Wheels

Wheel Size 700c wheels
Hubs Front: Kung Ten K15F, Q/R, Rear: Shimano RSX
Rims Araya PX-45, 36-hole
Front Tire 700 x 30c Ritchey Tom Slick
Rear Tire Not Available
Spoke Brand Chung Nan stainless steel, 2.0mm straight gauge
Spoke Nipples Brass nipples
Not Available
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Condition

Private-Party Value

Trade-In Value

Excellent

$97.71

$69.80

Very Good

$85.01

$59.04

Good

$74.26

$50.87

Fair

$61.56

$36.19

Poor

$40.06

$21.71


Bicycle Condition Guide

The bicycle looks new and is in like-new mechanical condition. The frame & fork have no visible or detectable blemishes or damage. All components, parts, and accessories are clean and free of any visible & detectable blemishes or damage. No service is required on any component, part, or accessory. Tires and grips/handlebar tape are original spec and in pristine condition.
The bicycle looks good, may have minimal cosmetic (only) blemishes on the frame, fork, components, parts and/or accessories. The bicycle may require minimal service adjustments without the need of replacing any parts. The suspension (if applicable) and braking surfaces are clean with some signs of usage yet free from grooves & pitting. The tires, grips/handlebar tape, and brake pads may show signs of usage yet have a majority of their life remaining.
The frame or fork or components or accessories have cosmetic blemishes. The frame (if metal) may have minor, aesthetic dings. Paint is faded slightly and/or slightly discolored and scratched. Bicycle is free of major mechanical issues but may require some service, a tune up is recommended. Some parts may require replacing, not to include front or rear shocks, wheels, shifters, front or rear derailleurs, braking systems, crank set or chainrings. Items that may need to be replaced include: tires, tubes, grips/handlebar tape, brake pads, brake hoods, chain & cassette, brake cables, gear cables, any/all housing, brake fluid and shock oil. Braking surfaces may have minor grooves or discoloration. Suspension and brakes may need to be serviced.
The frame or fork or components or accessories have cosmetic blemishes. The frame (if metal) has minor, aesthetic dings. Paint is faded slightly and/or slightly discolored and scratched. The bicycle has some mechanical issues and a tune up is necessary. An overhaul is recommended. Multiple parts need to be replaced. Suspension and brakes need to be serviced.
The frame or fork or components or accessories have many cosmetic blemishes. The frame (if metal) has numerous aesthetic dings. Paint is faded slightly and/or slightly discolored and scratched. The bicycle has mechanical issues and a tune up is necessary. An overhaul is recommended. Multiple parts need to be replaced. Suspension and brakes need to be serviced. This bike could also be used for salvage.