Bianchi is a renowned global bike manufacturer and the oldest bike manufacturing company in the world.
Bianchi was founded over 125 years ago in Milan when, at 21 years old, Edoardo Bianchi opened up a bicycle manufacturing shop. The father of the safety cycle and the first modern bike, Bianchi has consistently been on the forefront of bicycle innovation.
Since designing the first modern bike, Bianchi has seen continued success. The company launched the “BMX” bike in 1982, designed for youngsters looking for a thrill while biking. BMX has since grown into an enormous subset of the biking industry.
A few years later, Bianchi was responsible for introducing the mountain bike. In 1990, the company introduced the modern city bike.Since 1997, Bianchi has been a part of the Cycleurope A.B. group, themselves the Swedish branch of the Grimaldi group. Bianchi works with Cycleurope to implement the latest bicycle technologies on an international level.
Bianchi offers a number of bike models, categorized by type. Categories of bikes offered by Bianchi include:
Below are some common Bianchi bike models. A model from each of the above categories is listed.
This road bike implements Countervail technology, which was originally designed for NASA, to cancel vibrations and provide an ultralight frame.
The Grizzly 29.1 mountain bike features a KMC X11 chain and Kenda Honey Badger XC Sport 29X2.2 tires. The bike also utilizes a Shimano SLX M7000 2x11sp shifter.
This all-road bike was a 2017 Interbike Innovation Awards Winner. It can handle all terrains and is designed for riders in search of endless miles of enjoyment. The bike allows riders to mount a 20-inch stuff sack.
The Pista Sei Giorni is specifically designed for track use. The bike’s fork is a Bianchi 1.1/8” with alloy steerer and carbon straight aero blade. It also features a SRAM Touro 1.1, 48T Power Spline crankset. Black leather toe straps are built into the bike.
The design of this sports bike is based on Bianchi’s bestselling cyclocross bike, The Volpe. The Strada comes equipped with double-butted Cro-Mo tubing, providing a smooth ride. It also features a Shimano Claris gear system.
This bike features a Bianchi aluminum frame and suspension fork. It comes equipped with a Shimano Tourney Revo-Twist 6-speed shifter and a 36T steel crankset. Bianchi’s children bikes feature unique designs for boys and girls.
This post was last updated on December 16th, 2017 at 08:54 am