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Constantine, Cinelli or Wabi?

Old 09-14-17, 06:31 PM
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Constantine, Cinelli or Wabi?

Trying to figure out my next build, would like some peoples opinions on frames, etc.
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Old 09-14-17, 10:02 PM
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What will the bike be used for?
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Never heard of Constantine, they must be a newcomer.
It's a shame I can't find a reason to pay their premium prices besides the paint job.

I'll fork over my money any day for a cinelli or wabi though. Can't go wrong with either those two.
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My only FG is a Wabi Lightning so i can't help you with a comparison. I use the Wabi as a road bike-25 to 100 miles on Texas chipped seal roads depending on fitness and event. I've found the Wabi great for that purpose.
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I got a Wabi Classic a little while back. It's very comfortable and tight,tracks really straight and corners with confidence.
Inexpensive and attractive too.
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This statement is like asking what kind of pizza do people like so that you can order your own. What do YOU want to do?

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I thought Constantines only existed on Instagram.
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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet View Post
What will the bike be used for?
this is a good place to start
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I have a wabi lightning SE. Its my favorite all around bike to ride. I've used it for commuting and even raced it in some fixed crits.
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I would get the Wabi if you want a good all around bike. Don't know what Constantine is, Cinelli's are also good depending on what you need it for and what you're going to ride with it. Those are all just brands though with no particular insight.
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I've been commuting on a Wabi lightning SE for two years. It's a great bike, with these positives:

-Carbon fork does a great job on road dampening
-Stiff enough for agile maneuvering in traffic
-Mine weights 16.5 lbs (I have their light weight wheels), which makes it easy to carry up steps, or rack, etc
-Fit and finish is beautiful

I own 6 bikes, ranging from $14,000 to $1,000...and the Wabi is my fav.
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i looking into cinelli gazzetta. have most of components that i got to upgrade my fuji track. then decide to build a new one and keep fuji as a beater bike. only thing is gazzetta spec is little weird. the TT seems short.
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