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Old 10-28-15, 12:39 AM
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Best Bianchi?

Hey guys, I'm kind of new to biking and all and I want to get a good road/commuter bike that I can ride from place to place, but also do 20 miles rides on the weekend.

I live in the Medford-Ashland, OR area, but my dad lives back in Redding, CA, so we have access to all of these bikes in these different areas. I was hoping you could give me some tips, a recommendation on which bike would be the best for a poor college student, and if there are better options available, let me know. Really appreciate it!

Bianchi Trofeo - $400

https://medford.craigslist.org/bik/5284942714.html

Bianchi Campione D'Italia - $450

https://medford.craigslist.org/bik/5246401193.html

Bianchi Volpe - $450

https://medford.craigslist.org/bik/5260709460.html

Bianchi? - $150

https://redding.craigslist.org/bik/5283854242.html

Again, thank you. Everything helps.
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There appears to be about 7cm difference in frame size between the smallest and largest bikes listed. The smallest would fit a rider of 5'3" and the largest a rider of up to 5'10".
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There appears to be about 7cm difference in frame size between the smallest and largest bikes listed. The smallest would fit a rider of 5'3" and the largest a rider of up to 5'10".
Thank you, that's helpful. I'm 5'10"-11" so that limits my options.
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Originally Posted by PaulSimoleon View Post
Thank you, that's helpful. I'm 5'10"-11" so that limits my options.
If that's the case you probably want a 56cm - 58cm frame at least, so that pretty much limits you to the red bike. I'm 5'-9" and 56-57cm is around my maximum That bike is probably also the best deal, that saddle alone cost $150. You should ride it and make sure it fits you OK.
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