What one would you buy??

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What one would you buy??

Postby gumby » Wed May 30, 2012 8:30 am

i'm gonna get a fixie and am looking at 3 different ones - anyone riding these or got any advice?


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Fuji Feather
Bianchi Pista

I'm thinkig the Fuji at the moment because the black looks smooth, but have heard a lot of good things about the other two

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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby HLC » Thu May 31, 2012 12:47 am

Much of a muchness really. They are all fairly comparable. In this instance, pick whichever you think looks best, these are at the upper end of off the shelf.

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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby familyguy » Thu May 31, 2012 9:57 am

Which pista? Steel or alloy? Or this one?
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Maybe the feather has a marginally better parts list than the Bianchi. Depends what sort of deal you can get.

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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby Moe » Thu May 31, 2012 5:52 pm

Out of all of them, I like the feather

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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby munga » Thu May 31, 2012 8:25 pm

pick the one with the best paint colour. you'll probably end up swapping out most components over time anyway, and good paint's not real cheap.
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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby ldrcycles » Thu May 31, 2012 8:34 pm

What munga said. I would also suggest the Cooper Spa, painfully beautiful IMO.
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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby redrover3 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:09 pm

My nephew has the chrome Bianchi Pista and it seems a good bike except for the unicrown fork. Looks a bit gappy.
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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby mollymoke » Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:22 pm

Like they said, choose the best colour and stickers as well :)

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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby gumby » Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:50 am

good shout - looking at the chrome pista, think it's the best looking, but the black feather looks decent as well, and is cheaper. decisions, decisions :D

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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby RonK » Sun Jun 17, 2012 10:55 am

The Cooper Spa is as good or better looking than the Bianchi, but I like the Championship 50.
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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby Orbea105 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:52 pm

If you are looking at spending serious coin... i would definately give Kinfolk a look ( http://www.wegotways.com/kinfolkbicycles/ )

custom frame/paint to order. the builder is a 70+ master craftsman in Japan and handpainted in New York (i think)...

have a look at some of their builds they are definately up there with the best on the planet IMO.

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Re: What one would you buy??

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:49 pm

Go the Fuji as best bang for buck.

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