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Bianchi Super Pista
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Felt TK2
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Dolan Track Champion
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Old 03-04-10, 08:24 PM
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Choose My New Frame

Looking for a track-specific frame ~750-800 range (excluding NJS). Vote and give me suggestions.






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Old 03-04-10, 09:02 PM
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Look 464
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My vote goes to the Felt
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+1 for the LOOK. Or you can look into the Planet X Stealth Carbon Track.
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Originally Posted by ksharp View Post
+1 for the LOOK. Or you can look into the Planet X Stealth Carbon Track.
Thanks for the suggestions guys, I've looked into the Look (haha pun) but it's slightly out of my price range, and I'm not super-crazy about it after staring at pics of it for 5 minutes straight.

I've also considered the Planet X, which is also a bit out of my price, but not a fan of the large carbon cross hatch design.

Then again the decals on the Super Pista are a little obnoxious too. If I get that, I'll need to find a way to fix that (eletrical tape )
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If you want to stay in your price range, go with the felt. I love mine. I came VERY close to buying a look 464 myself but decided to keep what I got for awhile.
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Old 03-04-10, 10:32 PM
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Originally Posted by generate View Post
If you want to stay in your price range, go with the felt. I love mine. I came VERY close to buying a look 464 myself but decided to keep what I got for awhile.
Yea your Felt looks awesome! except the new 2010 paint job with the white and gold is meh
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Old 03-04-10, 10:38 PM
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If I were to go aluminum, I'd get a Vigorelli.
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Originally Posted by spcialzdspksman View Post
Thanks for the suggestions guys, I've looked into the Look (haha pun) but it's slightly out of my price range, and I'm not super-crazy about it after staring at pics of it for 5 minutes straight.

I've also considered the Planet X, which is also a bit out of my price, but not a fan of the large carbon cross hatch design.

Then again the decals on the Super Pista are a little obnoxious too. If I get that, I'll need to find a way to fix that (eletrical tape )
The Look is $800 and the Planet X is $750. I can understand if you don't want carbon tho.
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Originally Posted by ksharp View Post
The Look is $800 and the Planet X is $750. I can understand if you don't want carbon tho.
Idk, the last time I checked the Look is 850 or 900 + shipping and the planet X is by the ways of 900+ shipped.
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Old 03-05-10, 12:54 AM
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https://www.bikyle.com/Track.asp
Look 464, its the first one.
https://www.planet-x-usa.com/pPCTRKFR...-Frameset.aspx
Now in white!
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Originally Posted by Cjzoller View Post
My vote goes to the Felt
+1
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I'd probably get a Marinoni.
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Actually what size are you? My friend is selling a 52 vigorelli frame right now. If you are interested PM me and I'll get you the details, unless he already sold it.
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is this gonna be ridden on the track or the street?

if it's for the track, i'd go with the felt or the look.

if it's for the street, i'd go with none of those.
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Out of the 3 in the OP; I say TK2!

If that "super pista" was a pista concept; I would've voted for bianchi... if you want a black aero bike you might as well get a leader
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Originally Posted by happypills View Post
Out of the 3 in the OP; I say TK2!

If that "super pista" was a pista concept; I would've voted for bianchi... if you want a black aero bike you might as well get a leader
Yea I just found an 06 Concept for sale! but I already ordered a super pista, thankfully it hasn't shipped b/c of a backorder so time to cancel
I like the Felt, but not so much the flashy 2010 graphics..
the Dolan is nice apart form the really ugly welds

@daspyrate unfortunately the frame will not see any velodrome action but mashing all over the streets!

now, time to negotiate a price for that 06 concept

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big waste of money imo. you shoulda gotten a steel frame.

ill race you down california street tho
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Originally Posted by das_pyrate View Post
big waste of money imo. you shoulda gotten a steel frame.

ill race you down california street tho
haha yea we should!
and I already have a steel frame, I have a Mark V I ride now
there's nothing wrong with it really, but it's just too small for me, which is why I'm hunting for a new frame

so I decided to go aluminum after I rode on a friend's bike, (b/c although steel is real, aluminum is super light and fast and not even as harsh as people make it out to be!)
and I've been wanting a concept sooo bad, found out they're no longer made, ordered a super pista instead, and cancelled the order so I can buy an '06 pista concept!
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i didn't see a choice for a republic bike, but i say republic bike.

they sell them at urban, which is like the coolest store ever. their shelves are made from unpainted plywood and used pallets, how awesome!
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+1 for the republic bike. Pretty much best track bike ever.
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Republic bikes FTMFW!! Their frames are the best I've ever seen. Flawless.
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Originally Posted by mrvile View Post
+1 for the republic bike. Pretty much best track bike ever.
+2 for pokemon avatar.

if you're willing to drop money for the super pista, might as well go cinelli vigorelli or mash
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Originally Posted by spcialzdspksman View Post
haha yea we should!
and I already have a steel frame, I have a Mark V I ride now
there's nothing wrong with it really, but it's just too small for me, which is why I'm hunting for a new frame

so I decided to go aluminum after I rode on a friend's bike, (b/c although steel is real, aluminum is super light and fast and not even as harsh as people make it out to be!)
and I've been wanting a concept sooo bad, found out they're no longer made, ordered a super pista instead, and cancelled the order so I can buy an '06 pista concept!
whatever happened to ur watanabe?
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Originally Posted by brron View Post
+2 for pokemon avatar.

if you're willing to drop money for the super pista, might as well go republic
Ftfy.
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