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Old 07-19-08, 11:56 AM   #1
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buying a bianchi pista

a friend of mi n is selling a 55CM 2001 bianch pista. i believe its an 01 because it is flat black with bianchi and pista outlined in green and a green seat, and it is in really good consition. it has a few upgrades. i cant remember brand names.
new handlebars
new chrome looking pedals with straps
vittoria tires
surly hub and new rims
NEW HEADSET BRAND CANT REMEMBER BUT COSTS $130.

ALSO IS 55CM GOOD FOR A GUY THAT IS 6FT IT 6'1?

WHAT IS A GOOD ASKING PRICE FOR THIS BIKE??
SRRY FOR BEING A NOOB!

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Old 07-19-08, 12:07 PM   #2
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Old 07-19-08, 01:22 PM   #3
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Might be a little on the small side. Depends on the stem and how long your legs are.
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Old 07-19-08, 02:24 PM   #4
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I'm 6', and have a 2005 57cm Pista. Not sure if the geometry's different, but I wish I had the next size up.

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Old 07-19-08, 03:55 PM   #5
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damn. I think its a good deal. 500 with a lock and everything. he is 6 ft says it good for him. is there a good test to see if it is a good fit for me like standing next to it. leg extension....nething. srry for the caps I'm doing rhis ona cell phone
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Old 07-19-08, 04:17 PM   #6
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Go test ride it. If it fits, buy it. Ride it. Have fun. Put Jesus post cards in your spokes if you are going to NYC.
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Old 07-19-08, 04:34 PM   #7
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thabks lol...do u think 500 is a good deal??
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Old 07-19-08, 05:27 PM   #8
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What's the pistadex at?
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Old 07-19-08, 08:14 PM   #9
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Pistadex for NYC is currently a low 475

evidence here.
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