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Pista Concept/Super Pista Photo Superthread

Old 02-16-08, 03:42 AM
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Pista Concept/Super Pista Photo Superthread

I don't know what it is, but I love Pista Concepts. Something about them screams 'track bike perfection' to me. Anyways, post your favorite pics of Concept builds you've seen (or own). Here's mine:




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I love Pista Concepts that are completely blacked out. They look so clean.

But, this is my friend Chris' Concept and it pretty badass aswell.

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Awww what about Tk2 and Masi Coltellos.... and Treks.... awwww...
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apparently you are quite skilled at searching velospace. and your "perfect track" bike includes risers
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i feel the same way about them, andre. i've been trying to get my hands on a 57 but have had no luck.
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Old 02-16-08, 08:20 AM
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i feel the same way about them, andre. i've been trying to get my hands on a 57 but have had no luck.
picture by kyle johnson

non drive side picture warning


another from velospace
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i actually just pmed him yesterday about the frameset, but no response yet. im guessing he doesnt want to part it out.
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Pista Concept/Jackass bike:

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Looks like a bike crash, to me.
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that bike is from a dude in nyc who built it up for his gf. supposedly the crank threads are stripped (making it near impossible to take off the cranks)

at least that's the excuse he used when my friend tried to buy it off fixed.gr/ny
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Originally Posted by jdms mvp View Post
that bike is from a dude in nyc who built it up for his gf. supposedly the crank threads are stripped (making it near impossible to take off the cranks)

at least that's the excuse he used when my friend tried to buy it off fixed.gr/ny
Wow, and he only wants $800 for it, and makes no mention of that problem? Awesome! Sounds like a stand-up kinda guy.
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have you guys actually witnessed people riding round with their bars positioned like that?
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Damn, I remember it being a Concept, but this Argon 18 gives the Concepts a run for their money (Kid Koala-endorsed FTW):

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bianchi pista concepts look very similar to bareknuckles, i think..
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bianchi pista concepts look very similar to bareknuckles, i think..
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Wow Sniks. Thanks for the bike porn.
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Originally Posted by jdms mvp View Post
apparently you are quite skilled at searching velospace. and your "perfect track" bike includes risers
yeah, i didn't build the bikes, i just like them. i'd immediately trade out risers for drops if i got in the vicinity of any of these.

basically what i meant was this: nice fat tubing, very clean welds to the point where it almost resembles a filet brazed bike, a frame built for speed. these are the things that appeal to me about concepts.

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Awww what about Tk2 and Masi Coltellos.... and Treks.... awwww...
you're just saying that cuz you've owned two of those...




i was thinking of posting that argon for honorable mention, but yeah, it is pretty damn sweet too. thanks for putting it up, i agree that it resembles a concept pretty closely. i like the fork on it a lot.

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Originally Posted by rduenas View Post
I love Pista Concepts that are completely blacked out. They look so clean.

But, this is my friend Chris' Concept and it pretty badass aswell.

his bike is ftw
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This bike looks like you would ride it post-apocalypse.
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So nice. good call.
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What cranks are those? They are fantastic!

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What cranks are those? They are fantastic!

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