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Old 12-14-09, 09:49 AM   #1
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bianchi pista question

What size are the crank's arm length. Are they 170s? thanks
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Old 12-14-09, 10:14 AM   #2
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What year do you have? I'm pretty sure the stock crank arms are 165.
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Vary by year <maybe> and size <probably>?

I coulda sworm it was stamped into the back of them, but I don't have my bike with me.

EDIT: My '08 53cm bike came with 165s

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Old 12-14-09, 11:34 AM   #4
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I coulda sworm it was stamped into the back of them
you are correct.

I have an 08 pista and the stock crank arms were a 165
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Old 12-14-09, 03:02 PM   #5
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It's 170 on an '01 Pista. I wish it was 165.
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What about on a 09 pista?
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The 09 pista.
Comes with 170mm arms.
I don't understand.
The last part.
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Old 12-14-09, 07:38 PM   #9
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The 09 pista.
Comes with 170mm arms.
I don't understand.
The last part.
Whoops. I didn't check my writing before I pressed enter. I'm thinking of buying a new crankset and bb for my pista. Would it best if I just stayed with the stock size lengths?
My other question what is the Bottom Bracket size on the 09 pista.
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The 09 pista.
Comes with 170mm arms.
I don't understand.
The last part.
Poetry ITT.
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robert--what size is your '01 pista? I'm looking for one 55-59cm. Let me know...
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robert--what size is your '01 pista? I'm looking for one 55-59cm. Let me know...

I just bought an 08 pista and is in the mail. I am glad to hear they are 165's
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Old 12-15-09, 01:29 AM   #13
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anybody experience any toe overlap when taking turns?
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ummm.... yeah.
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surprisingly enough I haven't experienced any toe overlap
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What's this "toe overlap" you speak of? I hope I don't catch it!
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What's this "toe overlap" you speak of? I hope I don't catch it!
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My bike came with 165's and I swaped them out for 170 Omnium's, and my toe's touch my tyres.
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robert--what size is your '01 pista? I'm looking for one 55-59cm. Let me know...
It's 53... how tall are you?
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Is there a disadvantage of getting 165mm arms? or higher than 170mm?
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The 09 pista.
Comes with 170mm arms.
I don't understand.
The last part.
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i'm 6'0". that sucks, i really want to buy an '01 frame from someone. Those black ones w/ celeste letters are uber-hot
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+1. yo rob I ride a 53, would u be willing to let it go?
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