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Old 06-23-12, 08:18 PM   #1
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thoughts on the windsor timeline

how would you rate this bike? better than the kilo tt, the hour?
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Those are all pretty much completely different bikes. What are you going to be using the bike for?
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im going to be riding around the neighborhood. sometimes riding 10-12 miles. not super long rides.
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im going to be riding around the neighborhood. sometimes riding 10-12 miles. not super long rides.
Do you have any preferences to start?
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Do you have any preferences to start?
i dont understand the question?

which bike would you prefer out of those thre nagrom?
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i dont understand the question?

which bike would you prefer out of those thre nagrom?
I ride a Kilo TT Pro.

The question was: Do you have any disposition towards one of the bikes you mentioned?
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I ride a Kilo TT Pro.

The question was: Do you have any disposition towards one of the bikes you mentioned?
oh no im a newbie this will be my first bike since i was in the 7th grade. im 28 now
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oh no im a newbie this will be my first bike since i was in the 7th grade. im 28 now
personally, I'd get the Timeline. It has mounts for fenders/racks, has a nice relaxed geometry, and has clearance for wide tires if you ever wanted to, has most of everything you could want.
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personally, I'd get the Timeline. It has mounts for fenders/racks, has a nice relaxed geometry, and has clearance for wide tires if you ever wanted to, has most of everything you could want.

Bianchi Pista Dalmine 2012 Single Speed Road Bike i think im going to get this one. but i need a reliable website that has a 57cm. im 5"10 - 5'11.
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What about the Timeline? It's a good bike...
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Bianchi Pista Dalmine 2012 Single Speed Road Bike i think im going to get this one. but i need a reliable website that has a 57cm. im 5"10 - 5'11.
Howd you go from having trouble deciding between 3 300-400 dollar bikes, to being set on a 1000 dollar bike?
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Howd you go from having trouble deciding between 3 300-400 dollar bikes, to being set on a 1000 dollar bike?
lol i just saw it 30 mins ago and really liked it. this is the bike im going to get. final answer lol
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lol i just saw it 30 mins ago and really liked it. this is the bike im going to get. final answer lol

Impulse?... sleep on it.
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Some rational decision making process right here.
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I hear bikesdirect is blowing these out for Windsor as a special promotional deal.
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I ride a Timeline seems like i might be one of the few that do. I like mine it's relaxed has a sloping top tube which like, it's a very versatile bike you can use wide tires mount racks,fenders here's a few pics of mine.
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^^ That's a nice looking bike.
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^^ That's a nice looking bike.
Thanks! I put some thought and time into it.

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What size is that one? 52cm?
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49cm
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Oh wow, nice bike, man. Mind if I ask your inseam also?
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Thanks! I'm 5'8 29.9 inseam
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My Windsor Timeline. I bought this used as a donor bike (wheels, crank, etc) but went a different way on that project, so now I have this. I realize the original poster bought a Bianchi, good for him, this thing is a tank. Fsa Carbon Seatpost, Turbo Saddle, Fsa Vision Stem, 3TTT bar, Dia Compe Levers; granted the 32c tires might add a pound or two, but I had a 2007 Fuji Track with pretty much the same component spec, a Brooks B17 and the exact same pedals; it weighed 20lbs (61cm). As you see it, Windsor Timeline = 26lbs, 9oz!
Other than the weight, it doesn't ride too bad, kinda slow and dull, might be good if you drink too much. The stock gearing is too tall for a fat tire, fendered street bike (46 - 15), the graphics are ugly and impossible to remove, and the rack mounts are useless, 4" too far up the stay to fit a Blackburn rack.
I have no attachment to this bike, other than my other bikes are victims of my constant tinkeritis and are unable to be ridden. I will get rid of this bike soon.

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