Bianchi Rollo Hybrid Bike

4.5/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $269.99

Product Description

Frame Material: 7005 aluminum
Frame Angles: Unspecified
Sizes: 16", 18.5", 20", 22", Step-through 16.5"
Colors: Green
Fork: Bianchi, 63mm travel
Rear Shock: Not applicable
Brake Levers: aluminum linear-pull
Handlebar: Hybrid
Stem: Kalloy aluminum
Headset: 1 1/8" VP
Front Der: Unspecified
Crankset: TruVativ IsoFlow, 42 teeth
Rear Der: Not applicable
Pedals: Wellgo resin
Tires: 26 x 1.50" Kenda Kwest

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jok

Date Reviewed: March 20, 2012

Strengths:    Cheap! Pretty light, fun, low maintenance, rare. Great built-in seat light.

Weaknesses:    hard to find replacement parts

Bottom Line:   
I ride the step-through version of this 6 miles to work and back every day. It's hilly terrain so I added a 7 speed internal hub. It's required very little maintenance apart from that one time I crashed it and had to replace the front fork. I've also taken it on some trips including a 90 mile one. Great fun bike.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by WILLFIT TRAINER a Triathlete

Date Reviewed: July 9, 2009

Strengths:    It was a great bike for having it 1 1/2 yrs riding thru out the winter to train my clients! great in the rain too!

Weaknesses:    Didnt really notice! except the wheels( rims) were very dirty after a while.

Bottom Line:   
Bacis commuter bike to my Training facility and to get around NYC. But today some JERK stole it! That makes me MAD! But it was the only Rollo bike in the city! I feel BAD for the person that I CATCH with it! Oh well!

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Favorite Ride:   yes

Price Paid:    $240.00

Purchased At:   Bike shop in NYC 17s

Similar Products Used:   None!

Bike Setup:   basic!

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by drosne01 a Commuter

Date Reviewed: May 15, 2008

Strengths:    It's light, fast and was super cheap to buy. I use it all the time to get around town. I've never had to do anything to it other than lube the breaks.

Oh, and it comes with a huge angry clown horn, which is totally sweet.

Weaknesses:    The stock sweep back bars weren't comfortable, so I replaced them. The stock brake pads made a real mess of the rims, but those got replaced when they wore out.

Also I was worried that some street thug would steel the clown horn, so I keep that in my house.

Finally the v-break metal ends rusted, so I replaced them when I replaced my brake pads.

Bottom Line:   
Great city bike. I rode this to work every day for two years. It is smooth and fast. Also, the chain guard is great if you are wearing pants that you want to keep clean. I still occasionally get compliments on this bike, sometimes from pretty girls. I would buy another one for sure.

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Favorite Ride:   1994 Kona Fire Mountain

Price Paid:    $270.00

Purchased At:   Revolution Cycles

Similar Products Used:   Bianchi Milano. This bike has the same frame and is lighter since it doesn't have a heavy 8-speed hub. Although, I have to say sometimes when I am going up hills in the summer, I miss the 8-speed hub.

Bike Setup:   I added a set of locking skewers and leave it outside all the time. So far nothing has been stolen except my bell. I swapped the stock swept back bars for some bontrager antlers. They look really good and are comfortable. Also I added stainless steel v-brake ends.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by serpico317 a Commuter

Date Reviewed: September 14, 2006

Strengths:    Rollo is comfortable and requires very
little maintainance.Great frame and fork.
Frame is the same as the Milano.The green
paint is great for visibility.

Weaknesses:    The wheel set is pretty cheap but what do you want for 265.00.

Bottom Line:   
I bought this to cruise around on and to
commute to work on.

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Price Paid:    $265.00

Bike Setup:   The frame and
fork make it worth upgrading.I built up a Surly fix/free hub to alex rim for the
rear and a deore/mavic front.The bottom bracket went out quickly replaced with xt
unit.THe bike is set up great now with no problems.

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