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    Quote Originally Posted by rudge66 View Post
    Here is a link that may be helpful.
    Scusamii, if you have a already see: https://www.livelo.com.au/pages/3-fu...hi-infinito-cv

    Because your post is about bike sizing, the good thing is you are able to claim no discomfort.
    Your standover hight is too tight, and while a shorter ( or even longer stem ) may give you increase handling or comfort, the frame remains bit too large.

    I ride a 54BMC my inseam is 850. I could easily ( and perhaps should ) ride a 51. All bike brands need to find your sweet spot... if you sense you need to size down.. your frame will tell you.

    I now express this opportunity too thank all members for your kind welcome, and we do pray that brother 9W can stay on topic, and not wake up tomorrow on the wrong side of his bed.
    Huh? I donít pray for anything. Iím certain plenty of other RBR members are the same. Wrong side of the bed? What weirdness is that? Is this reply a joke?
    To date, philosophers have merely interpreted the world in various ways. The point however is to change it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PBL450 View Post
    Huh? I donít pray for anything. Iím certain plenty of other RBR members are the same. Wrong side of the bed? What weirdness is that? Is this reply a joke?
    (Scooby-Doo450 ) As this does not address the OP query re Bianchi bike size; may I kindly refer you to The Lounge, to carry on your chit chat.

    To Brother Vasilis.
    Take comfort my brethren in not riding a bike
    that is too small.
    For you must consider your needs and ability.
    If you can ride for 3 hrs on your current frame with comfort;
    You are indeed blessed. And know you are doing right.
    As your skill and form improves, so shall your endurance.
    If you are so called to compete in a group of others ,
    you may want to then seek counsel to size down.
    As it is easier in good form to worketh down towards the corect road frame than worketh up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rudge66 View Post
    (Scooby-Doo450 )
    That's Shaggy450. Yoikes!
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