Did anyone say tools don't need to be beautiful? Sure, we first concentrated on constructing a frame as resilient as possible for all track disciplines - stiff, steep, strong. The result was the "Pista". Of course, this masterpiece had to be specced perfectly and to be painted nicely.
I'm simply too old-ish and achey these days for the stock pista track/drop bars for my 15mile commute each way. Can anyone make a suggestion for a modification on riser bars and/or stem which might look cool/acceptable on my chrome pista?
Additionally, I don't know measurements nor where to find ... Read More »
The Super Pista is apparently the successor to the Pista Concept. Had a Pista Concept, but after several years of use the seat tube split (top front, where it doubled as a structural part of the seat clamp). :eek6: Originally installed with proper torque via a torque wrench, so I'll just chalk it ... Read More »
Hey guys, I know this is my first post, but I'm building up a Bianchi Pista frame I rediscovered in my basement that I remember forgetting about (what?) about 3 years ago when I bought it as a whole bike.
The story goes that I worked at a bike shop and bought my first fixed gear which was a 54c S ... Read More »
Came home with a new Celeste Green Bianchi Pista today. I was initially attracted to the elegant simplicity of Pistas. First of all it's a beautiful Celeste Green with nicely polished stem, brakes, bar and cranks. After riding it a short time I am really impressed with the way it rides and handles, ... Read More »