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Any word on Torelli Corsa Pistas?

Old 08-25-08, 08:06 PM
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Any word on Torelli Corsa Pistas?

Saw these down on thebikebiz and was wanted to see what bf riders thought. Seems like a nice alternative to the bareknuckle if you want a midrange Italian steel bike. I can't find too much on Torelli bikes other than they've been making road bikes for a little over two decades and they seem to be pretty well made.
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Old 08-25-08, 08:28 PM
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785 with no fork seems high to me.
You could get something better for that money me thinks.
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The steel tubing by Dedacciai is very nice, being 8/5/8 (at least the top tube), which is pretty thin, thus light, but not so thin that durability might be sacrificed. Too bad it comes without the fork, but for something that is handmade with great Italian tubing, the price is not so bad. I like the custom paint color choices. Of course, the price can go up with color options.

https://www.torelli.com/torelli/cpista.html

If I had the funds, I'd seriously consider one.
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Oh...its not even lugged.
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I think I'd rater go with a nice semi-custom lugged steel frame with a fork.
Especially if I could get my name on it! Even if it cost a little bit more.
Anyone got any ideas?
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Old 08-25-08, 09:13 PM
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Thrift store conversion + black sharpie marker?
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Originally Posted by deathhare View Post
Oh...its not even lugged.
looks like the BB cluster is lugged, but the rest is welded...weird
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Originally Posted by thehappyrobot View Post
I think I'd rater go with a nice semi-custom lugged steel frame with a fork.
Especially if I could get my name on it! Even if it cost a little bit more.
Anyone got any ideas?
LOL. Love the stealth sarcasm!

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no idea about their frames, but Torelli Torinos are the best tires ever.
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