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    I'm excited.... just put in the order... bike...

    I'm excited.... just put in the order... bike should be ready in december :)
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    Here's the link: ...

    Here's the link: http://www.bianchiusa.com/08_valle.html

    I'm swapping out the straight bars for drops, changing over to STI shifters, pulling in gel tape, and changing out the pedals
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    FYI for those in Columbus, Ohio there's a group...

    FYI for those in Columbus, Ohio there's a group that rides from Westerville to Arena district every 3rd Thursday of the month. Here's where you can get more info http://wadbikeway.blogspot.com/
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    Bianchi Valle

    Anyone ride & own the Bianchi Valle? There seems to be no reviews out there.

    My LBS mentioned it's the same frame as the Volpe just $100 cheaper... and I love the Volpe.
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    Hi guys thanks for all the responses. I returned...

    Hi guys thanks for all the responses. I returned the lobster claws was at another bike store and got the Chiba... omg they are warm... used them to ride in today.
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    Winter glove options?

    Hello,

    It's finally starting to get cold here in Columbus, Ohio! The gloves that I currently have are the Pearl Izumi Cyclone & the lobster. I wear them layered... however it's just not working...
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    I would highly recommend the Axiom Monsoon bags. ...

    I would highly recommend the Axiom Monsoon bags. I just got these ordered from my LBS. I carry my laptop in one and clothes in the other and still have more room. Their Pannier bags are truely...
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    Thank you for all the feedback everyone. I did...

    Thank you for all the feedback everyone. I did finally find panniers that I love... Axiom Monsoon -- Awesome pair with no heel striking issues! The Jannd wasn't big enough to fit my laptop in it. ...
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    I use the olentangy trail all the way.

    I use the olentangy trail all the way.
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    Thanks for all the pointers guys. Will ck out...

    Thanks for all the pointers guys. Will ck out another store here soon and see what they have.
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    I do agree that a 56 frame is way to big for my...

    I do agree that a 56 frame is way to big for my size. I actually do clear the top bar. Yes, I'm one of those women with extremely long limbs and close to no torso. There's just one more store that...
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    thanks for the pointer

    thanks for the pointer
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    will look into bull/cow horn bars. Thanks for...

    will look into bull/cow horn bars. Thanks for the pointer.
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    not sure if this thread is still alive... just...

    not sure if this thread is still alive... just joined the BF. Yes, I live close to Polaris and commute to Downtown.
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    I think the stock handlebars on the volpe felt...

    I think the stock handlebars on the volpe felt too closed in? Almost restrictive. The crosscheck handlebars seemed bigger... for some reason I felt my hands could wrap around the bars a little...
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    Hello from Columbus, ohio

    Hello everyone,

    For the last 2 mths I've been commuting on my Specialized MTB! Yes, it's been going thru transformations to be road worthy. Anyone else on this forum that lives in Columbus,...
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    Thank you to both of you. So it wasn't just me...

    Thank you to both of you. So it wasn't just me imagining that the volpe handled better.

    Ideas for Handlebars? If I do decide to go with the Volpe?
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    Commuting -- Volpe vs Crosscheck?

    I've been commuting for about 2 months now on a Specialized Expedition 2000 (hybrid)! Yes, I've switched out the tires for a pair of 1.5 clearance with no knobies on it, put on fenders, and a rack. ...
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