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    Cinelli FG Bikes....

    im new to FGs and wanted to know what the general feeling towards Cinelli FGs was....I love the MASH and was leaning toward that frame...what do you guys think? Thanks

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    start lower end. you may hate fixed and it might not be cool soon.

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    The MASH is a great frame. nuf' said

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    what about the Mystic Rat? in blk of course...

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    The new 2011 Mash looks sweet. The older ones are also legit.

    I do agree that you should at least test ride a fixed gear bicycle... maybe find a friend that'll let you take a couple rides. If you have the money, go for it. Make sure you do adequate research if you do decide to sink a crap load of money into this bike.

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    my buddy has a FG Surley and I have rode a few FGs in my time...I have a road bike now, but I dont wanna commute or play around on it...so I was thinkin FG or at least Single Speed...what about the other Cinelli frames?

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    the geometry on the mash frame is dumb for use primarily off the track. only the size xl is close to sensible geometry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post
    the geometry on the mash frame is dumb for use primarily off the track. only the size xl is close to sensible geometry.

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    well what other italian companies make good FG frames besides Bianchi, Pinarello, De Rosa, etc??

    Anyone know anything about Volume Bikes? they have two FG frames, the Cutter, and the Thrasher...I remember them from BMX...can anyone shed light?

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    Any reason why you only want Italian frames? Just curious..

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    LOL, well just to let you know, I have an American Road bike! LOL I just like italian bikes, thats all...nothing more than that...just wanted to see what options were out there...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfreywagg View Post
    start lower end. [...] it might not be cool soon.
    If you ride any bike to be cool, you may as well not start at all.

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    I love my 50CM Mash frame. Feels awesome to ride on the track, and I don't have any problem riding it on the street either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dsh View Post
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    once you go fixed.....
    ...you generally go back in like a year.
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    cinelli gazzeta. they look good and seem functional and have a decent price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmcginn View Post
    cinelli gazzeta. they look good and seem functional and have a decent price.
    They are gorgeous frames when not in stupid colors.
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    They sell furniture too. ****ing posers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhop View Post
    Any reason why you only want Italian frames? Just curious..
    The same reason Jared Letto has... street cred yo; gotta get as much as you can get if ya know wut I'm sayin.

    Quote Originally Posted by bmcginn View Post
    cinelli gazzeta. they look good and seem functional and have a decent price.
    Jared Leto thought so too. Honestly, after seeing him on one, I've lost most of my respect for gazzeta riders... sorry guys.

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    I think they're expensive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post
    the geometry on the mash frame is dumb for use primarily off the track. only the size xl is close to sensible geometry.
    Myth. I just did a century today on my Mash complete with two ferry rides. It's fast and nimble on the street with excellent handling and comfort if setup right.

    Not sure why this persists when the majority of Mash frames are seen on the street... And it's also an amazing track bike. The super tight wooden velodrome I ride mine on is a blast with the Mash.

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    ^usually because of the typical brakeless/risers/high ratio/dual aerospokes/brooks/useless fender setups.

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