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    Help deciding steel frame

    I like these two but I don't know if the Colossi is worth the $150 extra, I don't know much about prestige tange etc on the Soma.

    Colossi Cycling | Products | Bike Frames & Forks | Mondial Track

    Rush (Frame and Fork Set) | SOMA Fabrications

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    The Soma is excellent quality. IDK about the Colossi, but it is probably comparable. It comes down to whether you prefer old school brazed lugged construction or modern TIG welded joints.
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    Colossi does a lot of frame building for a few big companies. They do great work.
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    Both are good ... but how can you go past the lugged frame?
    I had a good bike ... so I FIXED it

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    Yeah the Soma looks nice and has a great price, but I really do love lugged frames... I think I'll go with the Colossi(If I can ever choose a color)

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    Mondial track!
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    Colossi looks sweet but the top tube lengths are short for the sizes if you look at the geometry chart.

    Whatever you think will fit you. I've had beautiful frames that just didn't fit that I had to sell which is both depressing and expensive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nightfly View Post
    Colossi looks sweet but the top tube lengths are short for the sizes if you look at the geometry chart.

    Whatever you think will fit you. I've had beautiful frames that just didn't fit that I had to sell which is both depressing and expensive.
    One of the things I like about the Soma Rush is that it maintains the track-like geo in the smaller sizes. The head tube angle in the 49cm Rush is 73.2 degrees, whereas it is a very slack 70 degrees in the 48cm Colossi Mondial.
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    Well I need a 55 cm top tube so the Mondial will have a 58 cm seat tube 73 degree angle head tube and the Rush will have the same size but 74.3

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