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    Olmo Gara Pista

    Anyone have any experience with this frame? I'm looking for an affordable steel frame and this one's available at closeout for $395 here: http://www.redroseimports.com/rri_olmo_garap_s.html

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    yeah, I've been riding mine for about a year and a half now. It's a great frame. The blue doesn't photograph well, but in the sun it just about glows -- it's a transparent blue topcoat over a pearl white base. The rear track ends are kind of short, so running a double fixed hub with different cogs you would probably be limited to a two tooth difference before you had to shorten the chain. $395 is a great price for this fine frame.

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    Thanks. Is it drilled for a brake in front? And how would you describe the geometry? True track? Streetish track? The website makes it seem like all their non-sloping Olmo frames have the same geometry.

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    The Gara Pista is a beautiful frame. It's track, with no drillings for brakes. It's Dedaccai Cromoly tubing which is sturdy stuff. If I didn't already have a nice frame, I'd pick that up for that price.

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    if you're near Lancaster, PA, Red Rose Imports also has a shop, Era Ski & Bike, you could probably check out the frame first hand.

    http://www.erapro.com/

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    I looked into this a few weeks ago but they didn't have my size (54 cm)

    This price can't be beat.

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    Yeah, they're totally sold out at this point. Will have to look elsewhere. Thanks for the input.

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