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 Post subject: Opera Il Canova
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Welcome to WWs.

Lovely bike! I favor the Opera's over a Pinarello any day. Much more exclusive. Excellent build. Just cut the steeerer.
Where did you get those wheels and how do you find them?

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front skewer on the wrong side :evil:

but really nice bike though !!!


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coloclimber wrote:
Welcome to WWs.

Lovely bike! I favor the Opera's over a Pinarello any day. Much more exclusive. Excellent build. Just cut the steeerer.
Where did you get those wheels and how do you find them?


What's the difference? are they made by the same company?


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yes, opera is a brand of pinarello


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Thanks for the comments, the wheels are Corima Aero, bought them in the uk , they are really nice fast wheels


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Perfect :!:

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Beautiful bike! My fav color combination.

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Yes, very nice and understated.
Like it.

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Very nice build with the Corima's!
P.S. and don't take the advise to cut the steerer. The stem clamps much better if the steerer extends a bit above the stem; far less chance to ruin the carbon steerer.

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Nice. Classy bike - I like the colour too.

What is the equivalent Pinarello and what is the difference other than the brand? I always thought the Opera thing was a bit confusing which is probably why they dropped it.


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Really nice bike SMB. I always liked Opera bikes. very classy and beautiful build.


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mrfish wrote:
Nice. Classy bike - I like the colour too.

What is the equivalent Pinarello and what is the difference other than the brand? I always thought the Opera thing was a bit confusing which is probably why they dropped it.


Opera are still being made. I would say the Paris is the equivalent frame to the Il Canova or FP6 as it's now called


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Nice Bike SMB, any ride report ? Maybe looking at getting a Canova myself.


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Rides like a dream, very stiff but like all the pinarello stable bikes also very comfortable, all the power through the peadls converts to forward motion.

Very good handling, sure footed, basically does everything you ask of it.

Pinarello or Opera .....you will love em!!


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