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    Do Colnago frames run big?

    I read a review of the Colnago that claims that, due to the geometry of Colnago bikes, one should buy a frame a size too small for optimal fit. There is a nice Dream Pista frame on E-bay, but the size is a 55cm, the largest size I can fit. (52-54 is what I ride normally). Will this bike actually fit more like a 56-58cm track bike? No need to sell off all of my earthly belongings for a bike that won't fit! Any help would be great, thanks.
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    Alternate question.
    Would the money be better spent on a high-end wheelset and cranks for my old frame, or should I go for the 'Nago (if it winds up being a good fit)?
    Some heavy hitter has entered the ring.It's gonna be a fight! (hope it doesn't go banannas like dolface & the 3rensho...)
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    I don't know about their track frames but the few road frames that I have ridden seem fairly standard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    Some heavy hitter has entered the ring.It's gonna be a fight! (hope it doesn't go banannas like dolface & the 3rensho...)
    You do know the frame sells for $1850 right?
    http://theoldbikeshop.com/Merchant2/...tegory_Code=AC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiecker
    You do know the frame sells for $1850 right?
    http://theoldbikeshop.com/Merchant2/...tegory_Code=AC
    Yup. And I wish that I could score it for, like, $550.00. Hey, it is called a "Dream" frame, right?

    I'm gonna end up OCD like dolface over this one...
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    Screw the Colgnago. Get stock aluminum and bondo. Don't forget to dig up some nylon screen and an old phone card, too.

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    Here's a geometry chart...since the TT is 552mm that pretty much says a 55 fits like, well, a 55.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    Yup. And I wish that I could score it for, like, $550.00. Hey, it is called a "Dream" frame, right?

    I'm gonna end up OCD like dolface over this one...
    hey! i'm not ocd much

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