Pinarello Paris Frames

5/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $2785.00

Product Description

Pinarello Paris 50.15 Think 2

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by petermcu a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: March 8, 2011

Strengths:    Weight
Soft ride for aluminium

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Over the years I have put this bike through alot of commuting and some club races. Whilst full aluminium it has a surprising level of compliance and comfort whilst being sufficiently stiff to give good acceleration and hill climbing performance. Rough roads can be tiresome though, numb hands and feet are a problem after 80km on poor surfaces. The bike is getting on now however I think it would be hard to find a better Aluminium alternative even today. If you find one buy it as you won't regret it!

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Favorite Ride:   Keswick, Buttermere, Newlands loop

Price Paid:    $1500.00

Purchased At:   -

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale CAAD 3
Cannondale CAAD 4

Bike Setup:   Dura Ace 7800

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Pinarello girl a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: September 24, 2003

Strengths:    Stiff ride, responsive
Great acceleration
Lightweight frame
Beautiful, aerodynamic design
Well crafted

Weaknesses:    Higher profile tires rub on the fork.
The price.

Bottom Line:   
I went to a bike swap several years ago and a guy there was selling a Pinarello Paris. I rode it and fell in love with it. A few months later I had a friend order me the frame and build one in my size! What I immediately loved was the sleekness of the design and tear drop shaped top tube, and the paint job was beautiful!! Once I began racing criteriums I really noticed how responsive the bike was in the corners and how fast it accelerated. Personally, I really enjoy the stiff ride. Previous to riding this bike I didn't even enjoy cycling. I have made the transition from a more casual cyclist to competitive road racer and will never ride another bike.

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Favorite Ride:   Paoli loop in south western Wisconsin

Price Paid:    $2200.00

Purchased At:   A friend built it fo

Bike Setup:   Shimano Ultegra, and a mish mash of other parts that I could afford at the time. Sacriligeous I know not to have Campy but I hope to upgrade soon!! :)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by RacingPinarello a Road Racer from Menlo Park

Date Reviewed: July 28, 2003

Strengths:    Stiff
Comfortable for me (I like stiff)

Weaknesses:    To pretty to ride. I have to say a prayer each time I ride so I don't crash and break it.

Bottom Line:   
The best bike I have ever ridden. The stiffness and the responsiveness of this frame is world class and beats any bike I have ridden in the past.

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Favorite Ride:   Highway 9

Price Paid:    $3400.00

Similar Products Used:   Colnago Bi-Titan, Klein Quantum Pro, many other pro level bikes

Bike Setup:   CAMPY 10 speed with 11-23 set up and a 12-25 for winter rides.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Dirk_M a Triathlete from Hohensyburg; Germany

Date Reviewed: July 22, 2003

Strengths:    Looks beautiful, light and stiff.

Weaknesses:    The price

Bottom Line:   
It's my dreambike! I've build it up with the Campagnolo 10speed group, superlight Zipp whhels with Tune hubs, Cinelli Ram handlebar and seatpost, tune speedneedle sadlle and last but not least the new ELite Patao Carbon bottlecages.

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Favorite Ride:   Dolomites

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale, GT and other

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