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The Strada is based off our best selling, steel framed cyclocross bike, The Volpe.
It features the same double butted Bianchi Cro-Mo tubing, tire clearance for a 38c tire, and geometry based off endurance bikes. Our exclusive TIG welded; steel Bianchi Cro-Mo frame and steel fork provide a smooth ride. Steel tubing is herald as the best value for bike construction when it comes to strength and vibration damping. Whether you’re navigating the Great Allegheny Passage to DC or the greenway during your work commute, you need to be comfortable on the bike.
A relaxed head tube angle is the basis of the Strada geometry. This angle is a bit slacker than a standard performance road bike allowing you smooth and predictable handling aboard the Strada. The chainstays have been stretched rearward and at the rear drop outs you will find rack/fender bosses. Mid mount bosses on the fork permit the use of front panniers. A pump peg behind the head tube gives you a reason to carry a classic hand pump on all your journeys.
The Strada uses Shimano's Claris build group, cantilever brake set, and a riser bar instead of a drop bar. The stock tires are Vittoria Randonneur 28c with a reflective sidewall for high visibility during low light riding conditions.
|FRAME||Bianchi Steel Frame TIG welded, double butted Cr-Mo main tubes w/ PG Cr-Mo rear stays, 42mm tire clearance Bianchi Cr-Mo, TIG welded, 1-1/8" steer tube, rack and fender mounts|
|FORK||Bianchi Cr-Mo, TIG welded, 1-1/8" steer tube, rack and fender mounts|
|HEADSET||VP-A51AE 1.1/8", Alloy, w/Alloy top cap|
|SHIFTER||Shimano Claris SL-R2000 2x8sp for flat handlebar|
|CRANKSET||Shimano FC-RS200 50x34T|
|BOTTOM BRACKET||Shimano BB-UN26|
|CHAIN||KMC Z72 8sp|
|CASSETTE / FREEWHEEL||Shimano CS-HG50 8sp, 11-34T|
|BRAKE||Tektro CR720 cantilever|
|BRAKE LEVER||Shimano Claris BL-R2000, for flat handlebar|
|RIM||Alex Rims XC23, 32 hole|
|FRONT HUB||Formula RB-51 alloy, ball bearings, 32h, OLD 100mm, w/QR|
|REAR HUB||Formula RB-52 alloy, ball bearings, 32h, OLD 130mm, w/QR|
|TIRE||Kenda Kwick Tendril, 700x32|
|STEM||Bianchi alloy, 25.4mm, rise 20°|
|HANDLEBAR||Bianchi alloy 25.4mm|
|HANDLEBAR GRIP||Bianchi grips|
|SEATPOST||Bianchi alloy 27.2|