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Old 03-15-15, 06:33 PM
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do some measuring and math, im 5'10" with short legs, i have bikes of all different sizes that fit the same
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Old 03-15-15, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by SBUndefeated201 View Post
thanks for the input guys. I currently ride a 52cm undefeated and I know the bianchi only comes in 51 and 53. I am 5'10" ish so i assume 53 would be the better option?
You should choose the size based on the top tube length. The 51cm Super Pista has a 525mm TT and the 53cm has a 535mm TT. So, compare that to your Undefeated to make your decision.
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Old 03-15-15, 07:44 PM
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Thanks a lot tejanotrackie.
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Old 03-16-15, 03:07 PM
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So I got a kilo tt to replace my pake. Should I archetype or tb14? I'll be converting it to threaded with quill as well.
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Old 03-16-15, 03:35 PM
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To convert a 9sp Shimano freehub to SS, should I hope to find enough used cassette spacers, buy spacers at the shop, or saw PVC pipe?
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