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Colnago Dream Pista vs Pinarello Surprise Pista WHICH ONE TO GET?

Old 09-12-12, 06:29 AM
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Colnago Dream Pista vs Pinarello Surprise Pista WHICH ONE TO GET?

Im torn between the two, help me decide guys!

I appreciate all your opinions
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Pina - https://www.bikyle.com/images/BikesSp...ePista2_07.jpg

Colnago - https://velospace.org/node/23394


Those are just the examples of the framesets. Thanks guys!
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Originally Posted by illenvillain View Post
Im torn between the two, help me decide guys!

I appreciate all your opinions
If you have to ask us which high-end street fixed gear to get, then you don't need either one of them.

Only spend major money when you know exactly what you want.

Wait until your brain or heart tells you. Your brain will tell you that they don't function any better than a frame that costs much much less. Your heart will tell you what you desire. If neither one of them is speaking up, then save your money.
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Originally Posted by carleton View Post
If you have to ask us which high-end street fixed gear to get, then you don't need either one of them.

Only spend major money when you know exactly what you want.

Wait until your brain or heart tells you. Your brain will tell you that they don't function any better than a frame that costs much much less. Your heart will tell you what you desire. If neither one of them is speaking up, then save your money.
+infinity

If you're ready to spend Pina/Colnago money on something that won't see a velodrome, then might as well get something custom-built that'll suit your needs. I suggest something powedercoated in Escalade pearl with a Ruff Ryders headbadge.
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Old 09-12-12, 08:22 AM
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Plusses for the Pinarello:
Horizontal top tube

Minuses for the Pinarello:
What's up with the rise on the stem?
no pedals
ergo bars?

Plusses for Colnago:
Sexy Italian paint job
nice brake levers

Minuses for Colnago:
sloping top tube
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Old 09-12-12, 09:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Bat56 View Post
Minuses for the Pinarello:
What's up with the rise on the stem?
no pedals
ergo bars?
How are any of these minuses? Nothing is wrong with the stem. It's normal to buy new bikes without pedals. Ergo bars are everywhere
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Originally Posted by illenvillain View Post
Those are just the examples of the framesets.
says OP.
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Old 09-12-12, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by carleton View Post
high-end street fixed gear to get
wait wait WHAT???

these are drilled for rear brakes? i'd race either of them in a heartbeat. why are they street?
also, MASH histo, hands down.
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Old 09-12-12, 09:37 AM
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wait wait WHAT???

these are drilled for rear brakes? i'd race either of them in a heartbeat. why are they street?
also, MASH histo, hands down.
If this bike were going to be raced, he'd have posted in the Track forum.

I'd eat my hat if whatever bike he buys actually makes it to a velodrome.


Also, these are not good race bikes.
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Originally Posted by carleton View Post
Also, these are not good race bikes.
This^

I would spend my money elsewhere; the two brands you mentioned mainly focus on their road offerings while neglecting their track models considering the vast majority of their revenue comes from road sales and the needs of the buyers of these kinds of bikes are fairly cliched and predictable.

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i just mention mash because it's columbus airplane and sloping tt. it's probably just as nice of a race bike as these two.

but... street fixies aren't even cool anymore. is that why people are buying oldmanbikes?

i thought the idea of fast bikes on the street was to actually get a real race bike? i guess i would rather someone get these than a real race bike. if everyone rides around on a real race bike like an ftp i'd have to pretend my ftp was something completely different and respray it some ridiculous paint scheme.
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Originally Posted by cc700 View Post
wait wait WHAT???

these are drilled for rear brakes? i'd race either of them in a heartbeat. why are they street?
also, MASH histo, hands down.
The Pinarello does not have brake mounts anywhere....FYI, its a track only frame, unless the OP swaps the fork.

I do love my Pinarello though..
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Originally Posted by carleton View Post
If you have to ask us which high-end street fixed gear to get, then you don't need either one of them.

Only spend major money when you know exactly what you want.

Wait until your brain or heart tells you. Your brain will tell you that they don't function any better than a frame that costs much much less. Your heart will tell you what you desire. If neither one of them is speaking up, then save your money.
That was beautiful, you should write poetry.
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That was poetry.
At least the last part.
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Old 09-12-12, 08:40 PM
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if you really wanna show up your buddies who ride dawes and kilo fixies, then get a look 496 zed... with aerospoke.
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See. This is why we can't have nice things.

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