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New Italian Street FG bike: 666

Old 04-11-08, 01:57 PM
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New Italian Street FG bike: 666

Just came across this in teh interwebz. It's maybe a bit expensive but looks kinda nice too.

Handmade in Italy, Columbus Gara tubing etc. and the components are not that bad actually.



Specs & more pics:
https://www.lastazionedellebiciclette.com/666.html
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I like.
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Like the look of the frame, but that brake looks out of place.
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I don't like upside down aero brake levers, looks getho.
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The more I look at the pics, the more I like it. Also the list price is not that much higher than Bianchi Pista, Langster, Paddywagon or any of those off-the-shelf bikes - here in Europe.


I agree about the strange brake setup. The bike would look so much nicer with classic pista bars.
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stock radial lacing?
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Originally Posted by alaska View Post
stock radial lacing?
plenty of bikes come with stock radial lacing.
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what headset is that?
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prezzo: 666,00 euro =1053,279 U.S. dollars ?

Or am I ******** and they use commas differently in Europe
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Originally Posted by BRANDUNE View Post
prezzo: 666,00 euro =1053,279 U.S. dollars ?

Or am I ******** and they use commas differently in Europe
Serious?
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That's a pretty weird build --- no toeclips. what is italian for "tarck"?
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The comma is used like a decimal point. The bike costs about a thousand bucks.
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Originally Posted by mander View Post
That's a pretty weird build --- no toeclips. what is italian for "tarck"?
Pitsa?
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In Europe commas take the place of periods in numbers. Be calm, all.
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Oh, okay that makes waay more sense
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I have those hubs on my Bridgestone, they spin just as smooth as my old miche primatos. Very nice.
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Originally Posted by BRANDUNE View Post
prezzo: 666,00 euro =1053,279 U.S. dollars ?

Or am I ******** and they use commas differently in Europe
We certainly do and so do the spanish, and apparently the italians as well.
The brits use dots like you guys over there, and separate groups of 3 with commas. Actually, mexicans write numbers the american way so 10,356 in a spanish text could be ~10 or ~10000 depending on where the author comes from.
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Originally Posted by DonPenguino View Post
In Europe commas take the place of periods in numbers. Be calm, all.
And periods take the place of commas

Anyway, I like the bullhorns, if they put a TT lever on instead of that absurd-looking upside-down aero lever it would look really good.
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Frame looks cool, but the build is weird. Why do they have those bullhorns with huge drops but then raise the stem up so much?
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Originally Posted by wolfbrother View Post
Frame looks cool, but the build is weird.
My sentiments exactly. If you can navigate through the italian in the spec list it's actually a pretty nice bunch of parts, but all together it's the first pre-built "jackass fgg" bike I've seen.

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Originally Posted by mander View Post
all together it's the first pre-built "jackass fgg" bike I've seen.
true.

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needs to drop the stem with those dropping bullhorns and get a real brake lever, but it has potential. id still go for a chrome pista
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oadamy, brilliant.



What bars are those? I don't think I've ever seen that deep of a drop on bullhorns--unless the angle is really messing with me.

I love the frame, but the whole thing is awfully close to jackass; it looks like even the Italian tarck bike market can be Americanised (meaning: this bike is meant to be fashionable and cheap to manufacture). Yea yea...I'm one of those blame it all on Americuh guys. But these guys obviously must've seen Swobo et al before coming up with this idea.
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