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Wilier Mortirolo or Bianchi Infinito?

Old 07-27-10, 10:09 AM
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Wilier Mortirolo or Bianchi Infinito?

I'm so fickle...

I thought I loved my Wilier Mortirolo (2010 Veloce model) until I saw a Bianchi Infinito (in celeste and white) in the flesh, this morning. Photographs do not do the Bianchi justice... the shape of the 'tubing' is gorgeous, especially the seat tubes.

So I have a dilemma - sell the Wilier (I got it cheap, so I won't lose anything) and buy the Bianchi (available at 20% discount), or just put the Bianchi out of my mind.

The Wilier is my first Wilier and I've never had a Bianchi, so I'd be curious as to what people who know more about both brands would do?
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keep the wilier, buy the bianchi too.
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Old 07-27-10, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by AngryScientist View Post
keep the wilier, buy the bianchi too.
Exactly the answer I was looking for... wanna buy an Omega watch?
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C'mon, think ahead! Which bike will you want after you've had the Bianchi for two weeks?
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never owned either and think both are great looking bikes. i'd probably keep the wilier.
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Old 07-27-10, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Monkey Face View Post
Exactly the answer I was looking for... wanna buy an Omega watch?
already own two! what are you looking to unload (PM me, seriously)
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Old 07-28-10, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by AngryScientist View Post
keep the wilier, buy the bianchi too.
Wednesday - update:

Guess what I did today. Bought the Bianchi (Athena/Celeste/25% discount)...

Keeping the Wilier - for now anyway - they just look soooooo nice together.

Now excuse me, I have to get some work done...
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Old 07-28-10, 09:29 AM
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Pics!
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Old 07-28-10, 01:20 PM
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Pics!
Technologically challenged - need a new card reader to download images from my camera.
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Technologically challenged - need a new card reader to download images from my camera.
You got an Omega, two cool bikes, and no card reader? Wtf man, we need pics!
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Got my new Infinito last Friday and have put 120 miles on it and love it. Buy the Bianchi.
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Got my new Infinito last Friday and have put 120 miles on it and love it. Buy the Bianchi.
I did. In fact I bought two... one for me and one for my wife.
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Willier man, why go mainstream.
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