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Old 09-04-13, 10:35 AM   #1
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Bianchi makes road riding a bit smoother

Anyone seen this?
http://www.gizmag.com/bianchi-counte...4d6cc-90478249
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Old 09-04-13, 02:12 PM   #2
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I would put the ride of a steel frame against that any day...
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Old 09-04-13, 02:47 PM   #3
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Reynolds 531 frame with 25 mm handmade tubulars.
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Oh, I think it looks interesting. Be interesting to actually ride it head to head against my 928...
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I would put the ride of a steel frame against that any day...

I have a 1989 Bottecchia built wit Columbus SLX steel. I have a Bianchi Infinito but not the CV model.

The Bianchi is more comfortable, in long hauls, than the Bottecchia, especially on rough and broken up pavement.

I also have. a Colnago C59.

The C59 is far more comfortable, in all situations, than the Bott or the Infinito.

I have ridden all three bikes thousands of miles each and that is my seat of the pants, unscientific conclusions.

YMMV.

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Haters gonna hate.

Just curious how many of you have ridden a late model CF bike? Also,anyone notice how many guys on steel bikes made it to the podium in the TdF this year? This isn't a touring bike,this is a race bike.

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"Countervail has already seen use by NASA in aerospace applications"

NASA put dudes on the moon. They're kinda like,well,rocket scientists. So if they've got something that works,I'd be willing to try it.
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Sponsors would have to put TdF riders on steel bikes for that to happen.
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I'm a steel guy, myself. But, I'm always interested in new technology. I'd be interested in riding this new frame. Sounds intriguing.
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Haters gonna hate.

Just curious how many of you have ridden a late model CF bike? Also,anyone notice how many guys on steel bikes made it to the podium in the TdF this year? This isn't a touring bike,this is a race bike.

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"Countervail has already seen use by NASA in aerospace applications"

NASA put dudes on the moon. They're kinda like,well,rocket scientists. So if they've got something that works,I'd be willing to try it.
I'm no hater. My current bike is a Ridley Excalibur and I previously owned a Bianchi 928. Neither is as comfortable as my Gazelle Champion Mondial, though.
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