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What is your Faverite Material of frame

Old 04-02-01, 09:39 AM
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What is your Faverite Material of frame

- steel
- AL.
- titanium
- Carbon

and compare the feeling to ride about this frame in the
same geometry .... i hope you'll introduce me

so I get a secondhand frame is Colnago in DECOR Model it used Columbus Thron tube but I don't know about
this frame information .. did You know about this model ? and finally my hight is 174 cm. this frame is 54 cm. what do you think ... is macth right?
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i like steel frame and i'm almost as high as you .i'm 175cm.i ride a 55cm frame.....53-55cm is sutible for
for rider around 175cm depend on your body length
my body is a bit longer than the normal ppl so i need
to ride a higher frame ,so i need a longer toptube
so u frame suit u much !
and columbus tube is really good staff i ride a look
with columbus!
you got a good staff man!!
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A well fitting frame with a sound geometry and one which is built to a high standard will ride well whatever the material.
Steel is good and Columbus are one of the best manufacturers of tubing. Colagno know a thing or two about building frames, so the only question is does it fit ?
Take the bike for a ride, and feel if the reach to the handle bars feels OK. You should have at least 1" of clearance when you stand over the frame.
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