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 Post subject: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:21 pm 
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as per title, click on picture for more pictures. :thumbup:

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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:48 pm 
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god, this thing is more hideous looking than i could have possibly imagined - i could see myself riding a pinarello 29er, you know, to take the piss as it were, but not when it looks like this.


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:12 am 
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Wow, I'm kinda shocked. It just looks so wrong. Not beautiful or proportional, or anything that Pinarello does for a road bike. Its like they really missed the mark trying too hard to be different. That, and it truly looks like a road bike somehow... a sad, lame, road looking mountain bike.


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:04 am 
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What kind of rear susp is that?

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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:29 am 
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Onda wavy rear suspension :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 8:03 am 
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it must be light as it just hovers above the ground, like Martys hoverboard in Back to the future


would look a lot better if it had a classy Italian paint job

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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 8:26 am 
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Click on the photo for others that show the rear triangle.
No suspension other than some give in the stays probably.
But it is an interesting seat clamp, I have to admit.


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:42 pm 
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Maybe people will stop hacking on the Road Dogma now...


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:06 pm 
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:shock:

That is utterly horrid.


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:36 pm 
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The seat stays join at different heights :shock: that thing is going to flex and twist off the first down hill I'd take it on :shock:

what typically happens is you get a design from the industrial design student, the marketing dept make one out of wood for a trade show, they get laughed at but they get some press coverage, then the engineers stop them from putting it into production.

What went wrong in this process?


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:05 pm 
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you know what would have been cooler? if they had built a generic 29er frame with the wavy onda stays and a matching fork. hopefully, one of the chinese manufacturers will start producing a frame like that!


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:07 am 
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I guess they should stick to making heavy road frame .


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:28 am 
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i say its a bit when de rosa came out with the there tango, my then boss thought i was april fools or something similar bike radar reckons the silly design is for more comfort, but if you want more comfort why would you stick on oversized seapost in that thing ?
and how about that steering angle ?? looks like it was designed with a 63 mm fork in mind ??

i reckon pinarinna should pack up in the bike industry and maybee start all over again with perhaps, design furniture or kitchen appliances !! its nearly offences what they make (-:


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:30 am 
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i mean for fck sake ! look at the position of the brake levers ??


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 Post subject: Re: Pinarello mtb
PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:32 am 
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Horrible, not a lover of their road bikes either!

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