To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

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Shaun67
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To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby Shaun67 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 18:09 pm

After what feels like months of looking and buggering about I think I could be getting close to getting a replacement for my stolen Tarmac.
I'm down to four...
1. Focus Cayo Evo 5 with DT Swiss R1850 wheels, a little bit more racey.
2. Cube Agree GTC Race, I really like the ride of this.
3. Bianchi Vertigo with Scirocco wheel upgrade.
4. Wilier Izoard XP with Centaur, carbon powershift levers, race chainset (not compact that I would prefer) &
for some reason Fulcrum 7 CX wheels (cyclocross wheels)

What do you all think ?

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby ShutUpLegs » Thu Jan 24, 2013 18:12 pm

All much of a muchness
I Like Black Bikes

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby smidsy » Thu Jan 24, 2013 18:14 pm

Test rides man, test rides.
Yellow is the new Black.

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby Charlie Potatoes » Thu Jan 24, 2013 19:58 pm

Out of those four I would definitely go for the Canyon :)
"You really think you can burn off sugar with exercise?" downhill paul

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby Shaun67 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 20:37 pm

Charlie Potates......Thanks for that.

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby Charlie Potatoes » Thu Jan 24, 2013 20:40 pm

Shaun67 wrote:Charlie Potates......Thanks for that.


Sorry Shaun. Bit bored tonight.
I'll get me coat :)
"You really think you can burn off sugar with exercise?" downhill paul

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby smidsy » Thu Jan 24, 2013 20:40 pm

Shaun67 wrote:Charlie Potates......Thanks for that.


Charming - I give the correct answer and get no recognition.

CP gives an opinion based on nothing more than his personal preference and gets a thanks :roll: :mrgreen:
Yellow is the new Black.

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby Shaun67 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 20:51 pm

Sorry smidsy, I've had test rides on them all and like 1. Cube 2. Foucs 3. Bianchl 4. Wilier but every one
tells me the Cube is crap, the Focus is just O.K. the bianchi is good and the Wilier is the best. But I think
I like the two Germans the best !

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby noiseboyfeetman » Thu Jan 24, 2013 20:56 pm

I wouldn't dismiss them, both of those makes are some of the nicest looking bikes about. Admittedly the Canyon and Cube would undoubtedly have a better spec but the Bianchi or Wilier would in my opinion look nicer, especially the Wilier. As Smidsy says though you ideally need to get out and test ride.

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby smidsy » Thu Jan 24, 2013 20:58 pm

What does it matter what other people say. If you rode them all and liked the Cube the best surely that is what matters.

It's your money and your riding it - buy the one you like.

And I was only kidding about being ignored. :-)
Yellow is the new Black.

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby noiseboyfeetman » Thu Jan 24, 2013 20:58 pm

Shaun67 wrote:Sorry smidsy, I've had test rides on them all and like 1. Cube 2. Foucs 3. Bianchl 4. Wilier but every one
tells me the Cube is crap, the Focus is just O.K. the bianchi is good and the Wilier is the best. But I think
I like the two Germans the best !


Well, there's your answer.

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby Guglielmo » Thu Jan 24, 2013 21:07 pm

Ride and fit is all that matters here!

Choose the Wilier! ;)

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Re: To dismiss the Wilier & Bianchi ?

Postby Shaun67 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 21:20 pm

Well after all the looking, I today purchased a, wait for it........a Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105.

It's a 2012 and I just loved the test ride, so I bought it and the best part was the price....£1100.00
I think looking at the spec it has to be a real bargin.
After all the bikes I've looked at & tested I hadn't looked at a Cannondale !
I'll post some photographs tomorrow.


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