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Old 04-19-12, 02:05 PM   #1
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Hey guys i'm looking to build up a flip flop 700cc paired with a front 650cc bike on a bianchi pista frame. obviously the fork is built for a 700cc so i would have to deal without a brake. i guess my question is how will it effect my riding, it's a horizontal top tube so will the smaller wheel drastically change the dynamic of the ride, will buying taller riser bars/taller stem make it so i don't notice it?

this all for aesthetic purposes of course
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Not a very good first post - but can we ask why you are wanting to do this? You mention for looks only, so I'm thinking your want the hot-rod look? I have seen bikes with the 650c in the back, but never the front.
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all i saw was, super pista, risers, and 650c.
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If you really want that 650cc wheel on the front AND want it to look good you should get a fork that fits 650cc wheels.
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For max effect, ditch the 650c and go for a 12" wheel and 110mm cranks.
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i guess my question is how will it effect my riding,
I'm going to guess that YOUR "riding" won't be affected one bit.
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