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Are you physically near the seller? The single best thing you can do is go see it, inspect it closely, and then get a leg over the bike. Test Ride That way you'll know instantly if its a "no-way" fit bit sitting over the bike. A good seller will let you take it for a ride too. Ideally an hour, with some mixed surfaces, and a small climb/descent to get ...


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Criggie has made some great points. In an attempt to be additive - tagging on to the "Tyre" portion of his comments. Your first consideration when selecting a bicycle is on how you will use it. Once you match your usage to a type of bike then it's time to get the best value for your money. One should take into account the type of roads you will be riding ...


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When you buy a complete bicycle, you just need to check two things: fitting and components. Did you test the 2 bikes in the size you are discussing? The Bianchi should have a better frame, but nothing that can counterbalance the fact that a 50cm frame is too big. Regarding "If I go for a 50cm frame I need to cut 2cm in the seatpost (seatpin)" I would go as ...


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