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03 Bianchi Pista - opinions and fit questions
I am shopping around for my first fixed gear bike. Currently a used 59cm Bianchi Pista (2003) has my eye, it would be cheap enough that I could upgrade wheels, hubs, etc. I usually ride a 60cm road bike and I understand that most people end up riding a slightly smaller track frame. There are no 04 pistas at any of the LBS's for me to try, so this would be a bit of a gamble. I am 6'-3" tall with a 34" inseam. Also, I plan to try a little racing at the local velodrome (eventually) what do you more experienced people think about the pista as an entry to mid level racing bike? Thanks
Here's what the track forum has to say about the pista: Bianchi Pista vs Fuji Track Pro
I'm 6'3'', at least a 34'' inseam...I ride a 59 03 Pista...it is a bit small for me, but I hate big frames.
I like the bike..the wheels from the factory were kinda lame, as was the bb..it crapped out within 6 months. But, the price was right, and I'll have me a nice new track frame before long.
what time is it?
I come in right at 6' and I like my 57. I think my inseam somewhere in the neighborhood of 32-32.5".
I really like the bike. I dont have any major complaints so far, but i havent had it all that long either.