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Looking for Bianchi Sprint Sizing Input

Old 01-03-22, 11:49 PM
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Looking for Bianchi Sprint Sizing Input

Hello! Im new to the community and im between a 53cm and 55 Bianchi Spirit. I'm a bit over 5'9" (176.2cm) and my inseam is 31.75" ( 80.64cm) . I love Bianchi bikes and I've had comfort with 54cm Intenso in the past but now they are making the bikes in odd number sizing. Anyone have experience with the sprint?
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Old 01-07-22, 01:39 PM
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If it helps, I am 5'9" with a 32.5" inseam and ride a 55cm in the Bianchi...
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Old 01-07-22, 03:31 PM
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are you sure you had an intenso? They also use odd number sizing
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If you want an aggressive riding position, get the smaller frame. If you want to sit in a less aggressive position get the larger.

Best to go try one on though. Even if you wind up ordering a higher or lower tier of the same model, you'll still have a much better idea of what it will fit like than we could ever guess.
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Old 01-07-22, 07:52 PM
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Use Stack and Reach to compare bikes

I bought an Infinito in 2016. I wasn't sure of which size, so I compared Stack and Reach with my existing bike that fit me reasonably well. The Infinito I got had a little higher stack and a bit shorter reach, perfect. 28,000 miles later, I'm still riding it!

From my 2016 stack & reach post:
When I was shopping for a new bike, it's stack was 8 mm higher, and the reach 5mm shorter than my current bike. So i knew I could go from a 90mm stem to a 100mm on the new bike (adding a net 5mm more reach), and drop one 10mm spacer to get close to my current fit. And this new bike was a 55cm, the old one was 54cm, so I could ignore that sizing difference, since stack & reach compares them way better.
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googling an Intenso, here's the 2016 specs, including stack and reach for each frame size.

Don't have Stack and Reach for your current bike: I posted this easy measuring method in 2016.

Stem adjustments
If you are using an extra short stem or really long one, or a stack of spacers to compensate for a wrong frame size, this calculator can tell you how much movement a "normal" 90-110mm stem at a "normal" angle will change your bar position.
And how much difference in height and reach different spacers or stem angles will make.
Stem Comparison Tool

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Old 01-09-22, 02:25 PM
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If it helps, I am 188cm tall and ride 59cm Bianchi Via Nirone 7 and a 59cm Infinito CV. They are both perfect fits, but with an endurance geometry.
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Old 01-14-22, 01:04 PM
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I actually purchased OPs Intenso and its a 55cm top/52cm seat according to Bianchi sizing charts.

I think he picked well going 55 for the sprint if he wanted an exact size as the intenso.
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Old 01-16-22, 09:59 AM
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I have a 53 Infinito which I love. So comfy! I am 5’9” with 30 inseam.
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